Daffodils, also referred to by their botanical name, narcissus, are easy growing bulbs and reliable harbingers of the coming warm weather. They multiply quickly and return to bloom again each spring, year after year. They are not fussy about soil, will grow in sun or part shade and are not bothered by deer, rabbits, and other garden critters.
Does your lawn feel spongy or bouncy when you walk across it? Do parts of the lawn have weak or thin growth or pale in color? This is not uncommon and is often a sign that your lawn needs dethatching.
Whether you are caring for your first orchid or are a longtime orchid aficionado, the winter months can be a cause for concern. You might not know how to tend to your tropical plant through the driest, coldest time of year.
Late winter is also the ideal time to prune most roses. Usually, it is safe to prune roses in January or February, but the ideal timing really depends on the type of roses and your hardiness zone.
Who does not love the poinsettia? After the holidays, do we keep the plant or toss it? After all, they will be available next year, like the colorful mums brightening gardens and nurseries every fall. Caring for poinsettia plants after Christmas is possible but they will require attention.
The combination of cold air, lower temperatures and shorter days can make it difficult for plants to thrive. Are you curious about how to help your indoor plants stay alive this fall and winter? Homescape Now is here to help.
At the end of the growing season it is tempting to leave the garden behind and gravitate to the warmth of indoors. If you choose to tackle some of these tasks now you’ll gain a head start for the next season, ready for freshness of spring.
Fall is one of the best times to take care of the landscape with fertilizing practices, adding in bulbs, sowing grass seed and more.
Pruning directly benefits the health and visual appeal of shrubs, trees, hedges, rose bushes, and other landscape plants.
Integrated Pest Management (IPM) is an effective and environmentally sensitive approach to pest managementIPM programs combine several methods to prevent and manage pest problems using comprehensive information on the life cycles of pests and their interaction with the environment.