Gardener's Blog

Common disease problems with roses

Downy Mildew- Peronospora sparsa appears after consistent cool conditions (Jan-Feb), then a big temperature hike, followed by cool humid weather again. Symptoms include lesions on the… Read More

Create a Ladybug Garden

Yippee! It’s ladybug season!! Did you know that ladybugs are good bugs to have in the garden? They eat the bad bugs that eat our plants… Read More

Webinar: Tomato Growing 101

It’s tomato growing season! Learn to successfully grow them with our tomato expert Dan Alexander – he shares planting tips, favorite varieties, and tomato planting combinations… Read More

Oh no…APHIDS ARE BACK!

Aphids are small soft-bodied insects that suck plant juices. The whitish cast skins can be mistaken for whiteflies, an entirely different problem. That’s why it’s always… Read More

Helpful beetles in the garden

This spring, keep an eye out for the tiny Psyllobora beetle, one of the many "lady beetles". This newly researched beneficial insect feeds on powdery mildew… Read More

Gardening Solutions: Controlling Aphids

Aphids are small soft-bodied insects that suck plant juices. The whitish cast skins can be mistaken for whiteflies, an entirely different problem. That’s why it’s always… Read More

Webinar: How to Prune Citrus

Correct citrus pruning is important for fruit production and disease resistance over time. Learn from Elizabeth Ruiz, aesthetic pruner and garden designer. Her classes are a… Read More

10 Tips for Every Gardener

Get comfortable growing houseplants, flowers, vegetables, trees, and more with our top 10 favorite tips!   1. Healthy gardens start with healthy soil. The easiest way to create… Read More

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