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 […]

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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 […]

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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, […]

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Garden Calendar Series – June/July/August

Published by Bucks Country Gardens in Lawn & GardenPlants

Having a Garden Calendar is a must! Every month there are new garden “to do’s.” As summer approaches, there is still much to do in the garden. It is the time to reap the benefits of your edible gardens and enjoy the full blooming wonders of your landscape. We put together a calendar of some […]

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How-To Keep Your Boxwoods Happy & Healthy

Published by Bucks Country Gardens in Lawn & GardenPlants

Plants can get pests and some are more susceptible than others. There is no need to give up though, because pests are easy to treat, especially when you are proactive in monitoring your plants. Boxwood pests are very common. Here we will focus on the Boxwood shrubs (commonly used in Pennsylvania landscaping) and how to […]

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