Garden Tips

Monthly gardening tips from Rebecca


Garden Tips for December

Garden Tips for December

Beware poisonous plants such as Poinsettia and mistletoe, they can be harmful to both humans and pets. Don’t be afraid to enjoy them for the holidays, just keep them out of reach from children and those curious dogs and cats. Protect plants from frost by placing stakes around tender plants and covering with clear plastic […]



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Garden Tips for November

Garden Tips for November

Autumn is here in full swing! Take care of your garden with these Fall season garden tips.   Control ants by caulking cracks and other points of entry to your home. Ant baits can be effective; ants are attracted to the bait and then carry a small portion back to the nest where it will […]



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Garden Tips for October

Garden Tips for October

With the cooling weather and soon-to-arrive rains, now is the time to clean up your garden beds in preparation for the winter. From adding mulch to preparing your tulip bulbs – find out what you can be doing this month in your garden.



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Garden Tips for September

Garden Tips for September

September is here! Here are some September gardening tips that you can look out for or try out in your garden. Bitter pit in apples is a common problem that shows up as small dark, bruise-like spots near the end of the apple.  The condition is caused by a lack of calcium uptake by the fruit. […]



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Garden Tips for August

Garden Tips for August

Control ants by storing food in airtight containers; clean up any food crumbs or spills. Keep ants out by caulking cracks and crevices that provide entryways into your home. If necessary, use bait stations made with boric acid, but be sure to place them out of the reach of children and pets. If ants are […]



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Garden Tips for July

Garden Tips for July

Check water levels of your plants by using a moisture meter or digging into the soil a few inches to ensure that the roots have sufficient water. Whether you are using drip irrigation, sprinklers, or hand watering – it is important tomake sure you aren’t over or under watering. Moisture meters can be purchased at […]



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