Although the temperature still feels like summer, now is the time for Southern California gardeners to plant cool season vegetables for a spring harvest. Prepare Soil for Fall Garden: After the spring and summer growing season, garden soil needs a pick-me-up....
Planting lavender is a great way to start off the spring gardening season. A little effort now will pay off for years to come as this low maintenance perennial yields its aromatic and useful blossoms. Purchase a plant from...
When autumn falls, everything feels cold, bleak, and dead. However, you can still change the dull atmosphere in your home by creating a fall garden which will add pulchritude to the autumn blur. There are plants which you can...
September can be a rather frustrating month for the gardener. Summer flowering perennials and annuals are beginning to go over and the garden can on the whole look a little sad. However, now is not the time to dwell...
The Poinsettia houseplant still holds first place as one of the most favored holiday flowers. The question that is most frequently asked: "How can I keep my Poinsettia through the entire year and have it re-bloom next season"? This...
Before you grab your trowel take a few minutes to check this short reminder of some of the essential things to be getting on with in the vegetable garden during September.
Summer is in full swing, and the weather just keeps getting hotter. Not all plants can thrive or even survive in this climate, so it is important that you carefully consider which ones you choose to include in your...
September can bring occasional hot summer days to southern California but the generally mild days and nights are the ideal growing conditions for a fall garden. Start Vegetables From Seeds: Just about as many vegetables can be planted in fall as...
People choose to garden for many reasons: Food is fresher and tastes better. It's a healthy hobby that exercises the body. It saves money. Numerous reports show an increasing number of homeowners are growing their own fruits, vegetables and...
The bulbs are in the ground and your seedlings are sprouting. What's next for "green-thumbers?" Summer repotting season, of course! "Summer is a great time of year to repot house plants," says Bob Gillingham, president of Plant Stand Inc. and...