Garden Tips

TIP 1: Winter is a great time to take your tools off the shelf and give them a little TLC.  Disinfecting your pruning tools is very important to stop the spread of fungus and disease.  Using Lysol to disinfect causes the least damage to clothes...

TIP 1: Check all house plants closely for insect infestation. For indoor use, we recommend Espoma Organic Insect Soap, Neem oil, or Organocide BEE Safe. TIP 2: Winter is a great time to take your tools off the shelf and give them a little TLC. Disinfecting...

TIP 1: Store liquid pesticides where temperatures will not fall below 40 degrees. Too low a temperature may result in a breakdown of the chemicals. If the liquid should freeze, there is the danger of the plastic container cracking and scattering the chemical! TIP 2: Clean...

Tish's tips for November TIP 1: Studies show that plants, especially potted plants, respond well to warm water and are adversely affected by cool water. Water under 50 degrees can reduce leaf size, cause leaf drop and inhibit root growth, while water 90 degrees actually improves...

TIP 1: Apply a second fertilizer application to fescue lawns. TIP 2: Before bringing house plants indoors, rinse the plant leaves, soak pots in water for 15 to 20 minutes to drown most soil-dwelling pests, apply second application of systemic insecticide. shrubs, however, may be transplanted...

TIP # 1 Houseplants that have been outside all summer should be allowed to make a fairly slow transition to indoor conditions. Quick changes in environment can result in yellowed foliage and leaf drop. To avoid injury, bring plants indoors before temperatures dip below 55...