Annual or Perennial?

Do you know the difference between an Annual and a Perennial? What about an Annual that keeps on for another year or two. An Annual that acts like a Perennial? It’s OK to be confused, you are not alone. In cold places perennials usually bloom for a month or so in...

Caring for Fall Mums

Be sure to keep your Mum watered. This will keep it looking fresh. As your buds turn into flowers and the flowers eventually start to look old and a bit wilted it’s time to make some choices. you have two choices. Both are good and will work.   #1 Trim back the blooms...

Watering Tips and Citrus Pests

Watering tips and other helpful hints. No one can give you everything you need to know about watering but we hope this helps. Water Water, How much water? Too much, too little?   Too soon or too late. How much to water, when to water is always a challenge. We hope the...

New Year To-Do’s

January garden jobs reap big rewards in spring and summer. Here are some handy hints and some of the garden jobs that need to be done in January/February. The work you do now will pay off all summer long.   Prune your fruit trees now to keep them low enough that you...

A Polynesian Inspired Garden

Give your garden an authentic tropical feel with these Polynesian inspired tikis and statues, handcrafted by a local artists. No two are exactly alike, and their rustic appearance makes it look like a natural piece of your garden, versus a traditional lawn ornament....

DIY Seed Strip Project

If you are planting vegetables to mix into your flower beds Carrots are a must. They have lovely ferny tops and can be harvested over a long period of time. Two challenges is keeping the seeds moist until they are growing and planting them spaced far apart to give...