Anemone x hybrida ‘Honorine Jobert’ – She’s the One!

Published by Bucks Country Gardens in Plants

Summer fades gracefully to fall and gardeners in the northeast are preparing for the rugged seasons to come. For those worried about what to plant, never fear, for the Perennial Plant Association’s 2016 Perennial Plant of the Year is here: Anemone x hybrida or ‘Honorine Jobert’, also known as Japanese anemone or windflowers. It was […]

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More Than a Pinch of Good Soil

Published by Bucks Country Gardens in Lawn & Garden

Not all of us meet our daily doses of fruits and veggies — but it’s always highly recommended we do! The same can be said for soil testing and appropriate soil fertility. Soil fertility serves as a solid foundation for keeping your plants healthy. Plants such as fruits, vegetables, landscape plants, and annual flowers all […]

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Lovely Lavender: Varieties, Care, and Use

Published by Bucks Country Gardens in Plants

The name lavender (lavandula) comes from Latin to wash, as the fresh scent was the favorite additive to bath water for many Greeks and Romans. It is an aromatic subshrub, a member of the mint herb family, with intensely perfumed flowers. We plant it to enhance the beauty of our gardens as a border or […]

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What’s The Deal With Nutsedge!?

Published by Bucks Country Gardens in Lawn & Garden

Enjoy our most popular blog post ever! Original post date: July 24, 2015 When given the topic of “What’s the Deal with Nutsedge?,” I found that I was asking myself the same thing… What actually is the deal with it? I didn’t know what it was, what it looked like, if it had a peculiar […]

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The Beauty of Butterfly Bushes

Published by Bucks Country Gardens in Lawn & GardenPlants

Butterfly Bushes

In summer, I enjoy sitting by my pool and watching the zig zag flight of a wide array of butterflies as they visit the flowers in my garden. I have selected plants which I know will attract bees and butterflies to my yard and those most frequented by the butterflies are, of course, the long panicle […]

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