Companion Planting… A Match Made in Veggie Heaven!

Published by Bucks Country Gardens in Lawn & GardenPlants

Grow your veggie garden without the use of pesticides or herbicides by creating and maintaining a diverse, natural, and healthy ecosystem. Work with Mother Nature to enrich the soil and create habitats for beneficial insects and animals. One way to do this is by growing different types of crops or with companion plantings. The basic […]

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‘A Rose is a Rose is a Rose,’ Right? 6 Key Factors to Growing Roses

Published by Bucks Country Gardens in Plants

Typically, when you think of flowers, the first variety to pop into many people’s minds are roses. This is because the rose is America’s most popular flower. In fact, gardeners worldwide purchase more than 150 million rose plants each year.  While we all love to enjoy their beauty and aroma, it can be a daunting […]

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Made in the Shade with Shade Gardens!

Published by Bucks Country Gardens in LandscapeLawn & GardenPlants

A hot summer afternoon is the perfect time to pour an icy glass of lemonade and head to the shade of two very large trees, where I have a café table on a bluestone patio. This is also my favorite spot for a cup of coffee in the early morning or a glass of wine […]

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Pick the Best Trees to Complement Your Landscape

Published by Bucks Country Gardens in Plants

Now that winter is finally over and spring is here, it is time to start thinking about planting trees on your property. Many trees grow for many generations, while others can create years of trouble. Some have beautiful flowers, while others drop messy fruits and twigs. Take your time and choose trees that will offer […]

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The Magic of Hellebores

Published by Bucks Country Gardens in Plants

Late winter into early spring is not a time when most of us expect to see flowering perennials in our garden beds. Therefore, here lies one of the most magical aspects of Hellebores – they are in bloom well before most other perennials, and flowering shrubs for that matter, have awaken from their winter hibernation. […]

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