Hummingbirds – The Flying Jewels

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

For centuries, gardeners have been fascinated with the beauty and aerobatics of Hummingbirds. They tiniest of all birds, Hummingbirds weigh in at less than an ounce and are only three inches long. Their brightly colored, iridescent feathers and quick movements make them appear as living sun catchers giving them the quintessential nickname, Flying Jewels. Hummingbirds […]

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To Prune or Not to Prune? – That is the Question!

Published by Bucks Country Gardens in LandscapeLawn & GardenPlants

Not all hydrangeas are created the same; therefore, in order to prune your hydrangea, first you must know exactly what type of hydrangea you have. Each type of hydrangea requires specific care. Improper site location and untimely pruning are the top reasons for a flowering problem. Generally speaking, if you are having blooming problems, there […]

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How and When to Prune Your Clematis

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

Clematis are one of the most popular groups of garden perennials. These beauties are flowering vines and are extremely versatile. Grow them over a beautiful arbor, thread them through other perennials, or even let them climb up a tree in the corner of your yard. And to make things even better, they are fairly easy […]

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Composting 101

Published by Bucks Country Gardens in Bucks Country GardensLandscapeLawn & GardenPlants

There’s an on-going trend these days to live a greener, cleaner life. Leave a smaller footprint; reduce, reuse and recycle; upcycle household goods and furniture; use alternative energy and so on. It makes sense. With more people on this Earth than ever before producing more waste and trash than needed, it’s wise to take steps […]

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5 Simple Steps to Repot Your Orchid

Published by Bucks Country Gardens in Bucks Country GardensPlants

We often get this question, “How do I repot my orchid?” And, it’s a good question at that! Orchids grace us with their beauty and elegance, and it is only fair that we give them the tools necessary to succeed. Despite their delicate reputation, they are actually quite tough, and repotting them will help them […]

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