Water Your Garden Wisely

Published by Bucks Country Gardens in Lawn & Garden

Successful gardening starts with good soil, the right amount of light and the right amount of water. With summer heating up, now is the time to review proper watering practices in order to avoid being wasteful and inefficient. Figuring out how much to water and when can be tricky. And, having the right tools can […]

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Growing Delicious Heirloom Tomatoes

Published by Bucks Country Gardens in Lawn & GardenPlants

Every summer our neighborhood has a block party. The street is blocked off to make room for the brightly covered tables (each complete with a bouquet from someone’s garden), loads of food, grills, coolers, games and our block-party band. The only vehicle that is allowed is the ice cream truck. Dozens of kids line up […]

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Gardening in the Shade

Published by Bucks Country Gardens in Lawn & GardenPlants

This spring I thought it would be fun to start a vegetable garden for the first time. As I was daydreaming about the perfect location in my yard, I imagined the area basking in sun all day long. I pictured planting rows of tomatoes, peppers, zucchini, and maybe even some melons. Off to the side […]

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Seed Starting…One of Life’s Simplest Pleasures

Published by Bucks Country Gardens in Lawn & GardenPlants

If you’re ready to get out into the garden, but the weather is not quite yet ideal for planting, starting seeds indoors just might satisfy your needs, at least until the weather warms up. Aside from the fact that seed packets cost much less than plants, there are endless varieties of veggies, herbs and flowers […]

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Winter Backyard Birding

Published by Bucks Country Gardens in Lawn & Garden

A Few of Nancy’s Backyard Birds Have fun enjoying nature… I have been feeding the birds since I was a little girl with my mother, who taught me to love the hobby of taking care of our feathered friends. We would make a feeding station with a pinecone and put peanut butter on it and […]

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