Plant. Grow. Snip. How to Create a Cutting Garden

Published by Bucks Country Gardens in Lawn & GardenPlants

So many of us delight in the endless variety of colors and shapes of the blooming flowers in our gardens. Although we equally enjoy creating and placing live flower arrangements indoors or giving colorful bouquets to our friends, we are sometimes reluctant to rob our gardens of their beautiful displays.  A guilt free solution is […]

What’s in David’s Garden? David’s Favorite Garden Plants

Published by Bucks Country Gardens in Lawn & GardenPlants

David Jones is passionate about his plants, trees, and shrubs – not only because it is his job! He loves talking about them, caring for them, researching them, and awing in their variety and characteristics. Who doesn’t love the wonder of nature surrounding them? And with passion, comes sharing… David has shared with us his […]

Watering 101

Published by Bucks Country Gardens in Lawn & GardenPlants

Original Article Posted June 19, 2016 I suggest watering is 90% art and 10% science. Many of you will disagree and I’m ok with that. If watering were all science there would be one way…a right way. There are actually many ways to water plants, some better than others, but no one way that is […]

What’s the Buzz? Pollinator Week 2017

Published by Bucks Country Gardens in Lawn & GardenPlants

It’s time to have a talk about the birds and bees… pollinators that is. In 2006, the US Senate officially set aside time to observe and recognize the importance of pollinators. That reorganization has grown into National Pollinator Week (June 19 – 25, 2017), where volunteers across the US celebrate and learn about how to […]

What’s the Difference? Salvia, Russian Sage, & Veronica

Published by Bucks Country Gardens in Lawn & GardenPlants

Beautiful sprouting stems, green foliage, and pink to purple blossoms – at first glance, Salvia, Russian Sage, and Veronica look identical. But, at closer look, you can see they are quite different. There are many factors to identifying plants – flowers, bloom time, foliage, branching habits, size, and growth. Each plant has specific characteristics, care, […]