Protect Them During Cooler Temperatures

The most important thing you can do in your garden during the cooler months is to go into protect mode. Your fruit trees can become susceptible to peach leaf curl, blight and other damaging diseases. And your delicate outdoor plants, such as hibiscus, azaleas, gardenias and bougainvillea...

Something About Camellias

How to Grow Camellias

Camellias are long-lived trees and shrubs that provide year-round glossy-green foliage and cool-season flowers. Cultivars of Camellia japonica (Japonicas) and Camellia sasanqua (Sasanquas) are the most commonly grown types of camellias. There are hybrids as well (look for an “X” in the plant name), created by crossing...

Wild Native Bees!

Did you know, there are 20,000 species of bees—in addition to the honey bee?

An article by Kristin Ohlson in the Modern Farmer, titled "The Other Bees," shares some great observations about bees and recommendations to attract wild...

7 Ways to Attract Monarch Butterflies

7 Ways to Attract Monarch Butterflies:

Monarch conservation is important for many reasons. First, conserving and creating monarch habitat will help many of our pollinators. Every third bite of food we eat comes to our table courtesy of a pollinator. Monarchs, bees and many other pollinators share much...

How To Plant Video

How to Plant Video - The Basics

Learn how to plant trees, shrubs and perennials successfully.