Your Gardening Calendar for July 2018

As the summer marches on, so do the list of gardening chores we need to do. Maintenance and Clean Up Mound soil up around base of potatoes.  Watch for blooming to tell you when it’s time to harvest.  If you’re gardening these using the tire method or the bag method, keep piling on the straw! …

Perfect companions usually never have fewer than four feet …

Unless you’re using companion planting in your yards, gardens, flower beds and orchards. Companion planting can combine beauty and good effects to give you a healthy and enjoyable environment. As gardeners, we are curious and creative folk. So let your imagination soar. There are many ways to incorporate the useful and helpful plants into your…

Santolina is a gorgeous addition to your gardens

Santolina, both the green and gray varieties, are extremely versatile in the landscape. They are drought resistant, but will adapt to just about every climate.  This plant is also known as “lavender cotton” and is actually a perennial herb. It can be used as a groundcover or upright ornamental. Many gardeners will lop off the…