Thyme for Herbs: A Short & Sweet Growing Guide

Published by Bucks Country Gardens in Lawn & GardenPlants

We grow herbs for their attraction, scent, and medicinal and culinary uses. Who can resist touching the leaves of basil, lavender, mint, thyme and rosemary as they pass the plants releasing their aromatic oils. If you enjoy these scents, then don’t banish all of your herbs to the vegetable garden! Try placing some by your […]

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Here’s the Scoop on Heirloom Veggies!

Published by Bucks Country Gardens in Lawn & GardenPlants

My mother’s father was an Italian immigrant who made a successful living growing, packing and selling tomatoes. I have fond childhood memories of planting a small vegetable garden with my mother in the backyard. We always grew a variety of vegetables, but tomatoes were a priority and were always given the most garden space. When […]

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Eat Your Colors!

Published by Bucks Country Gardens in Lawn & GardenPlants

Have you ever thought about the colors of the rainbow lining up perfectly on your plate after pulling a great harvest from your garden? If not, you definitely should… for a number of reasons! We all know that kids can be picky eaters, so why not dazzle them with color? If they think that eating […]

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Captivating Color Combos for Containers and Gardens

Published by Bucks Country Gardens in LandscapeLawn & GardenPlants

After a winter in the northeast, where the outside colors are predominately white and brown, we are ready for some color in our yards! Visitors to the Garden Center in the early spring walk past tables filled with colorful pansy faces, and I see in their faces how the burst of color lifts their spirits. […]

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Is My Crape Myrtle Dead?!

Published by Bucks Country Gardens in Bucks Country GardensLandscapeLawn & GardenPlants

Have you ever had the chance to sit back and enjoy the handsomeness of a Crape Myrtle for the first time, only to have its gnarly bark bare of beauty and seem lifeless the next season? Well, you’re not the only one! We often get panic phone calls of allegedly “dead” Crape Myrtles. Here are […]

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