Get the Scoop on Soaps and Oils

Published by Bucks Country Gardens in Bucks Country GardensLandscapeLawn & GardenPlants

I know what you’re thinking… what do oils and soaps have to do with gardening? I found myself asking the exact same thing. To my disbelief, oils and soaps happen to be one of the best choices for sensible pest control and even fungi. However, like all good gardening practices, there are a few things […]

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Steal These Ideas – Decorating with Mums

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It is September and the nights should start to cool down soon, the fields are beginning to turn a golden yellow color and the pumpkins are orange. I look forward to walking down the rows of mums in all the colors of fall: yellow, orange, rust, red and purple. The mum flowers vary and can […]

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Preserving your Harvest – What to do with all those Tomatoes!

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If you are fortunate enough to have a harvest basket that is overflowing, or your shirttail is sagging with the weight of all the produce you’ve just picked, fear not. There are lots of ways to ensure that your harvest doesn’t go to waste. Assuming you’ve already overwhelmed your neighbors and the local food bank […]

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Fall Perennial and Ornamental Grass Maintenance

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Fall is the season when I enjoy hayrides, bonfires, high school football games and apple picking. In my garden, the late blooming perennials provide me with bursts of color in shades of yellow, purple and pink. Some of the perennials that I cut back earlier in the season have come back into bloom, such as […]

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

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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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