Bug Off! – Plants That Repel Insects, Bugs & Mosquitoes

Published by Bucks Country Gardens in Bucks Country GardensLawn & GardenPlants

When planting our gardens, we select plants that are pleasing to us, fit well into our design and color scheme, paying attention to texture, seasonal interest and perhaps wildlife habitats. More and more we are also looking for a little help in repelling insects, rather than using manufactured insect repellents or pesticides. There are a […]

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What’s The Deal With Nutsedge?!

Published by Bucks Country Gardens in Bucks Country GardensLandscapeLawn & GardenPlants

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 smell or not, or even where it grows. After some research and long […]

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Water in the Landscape

Published by Bucks Country Gardens in LandscapeLawn & Garden

Adding water to your garden creates a relaxing atmosphere to come home to after a long day at work. Something about the sound of running water puts people into a relaxed state of mind. Short on space? Fountains are a great way to add a water feature into your space, while taking up little real […]

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Are Japanese Beetles Bugging You?!

Published by Bucks Country Gardens in Lawn & GardenWhat's Happening

Anyone who knows me knows that I cannot handle the sight of bugs. And if you’re one of the few who didn’t already know, the hoots and hollers coming from my desk when something buzzes about would certainly give my phobia away. Right now, the mere thought of creepy crawlers has me twitching with anxiety […]

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The Art of Watering

Published by Bucks Country Gardens in Lawn & GardenPlants

I suggest that watering is 90 percent art and 10 percent science. Many of you will disagree, and I’m okay with that. If watering were all science, then there would only be one way… a right way. There are actually many ways to water plants – some, of course, are better than others – but […]

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