Author: sunrise-countryside

Tip 1: Be careful when using deicing salts around driveways and walks this winter: Salt is toxic to many flowers, trees, shrubs, and lawn grasses. Sand, sawdust, and kitty litter or the combination of these works well as a substitute. Tip 2: Store all liquid pesticides...

MORE BUZZ ABOUT BEES ~ I received several calls after my post relating to bees asking about bee friendly plants which we offer many. I also want to share a little more information and a link to a great website. Did you know bees are...

Let's all take a moment over this holiday weekend to honor the brave men & women who have given and continue to give so much so we can enjoy the freedoms we have.          WE THANK YOU!...

Tip 1 - Tomatoes should be rotated to different locations in the soil every year or two,  so they do not contract soil diseases. This applies to potatoes and   eggplants, also. The black bottoms on tomatoes are called blossom-end rot, caused by a lack of calcium...

TIP1: Cut back leggy houseplants and begin to fertilize at full strength. Repotting and acclimating houseplants in preparation for placing them outside this summer can be done now. As far as repotting goes, most plants will appreciate more space for root growth and some fresh...

TIP 1: Add organic matter, such as Mushroom Compost or Organic Soil Conditioner, to new and existing beds to ready and rejuvenate for spring planting. TIP 2: March is a good time to note areas of poor drainage. If there are pools of water in your...