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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Petunias, Please!

Published by Bucks Country Gardens in Plants

To me, petunias are the annual that never ceases to amaze! I just love waking up in the morning with my cup of tea and sitting out on my porch looking at my flower pots bursting with gorgeous fragrant flowers!  I think they are one of the easiest annuals to care for and they give […]

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Why Won’t My Hydrangeas Bloom?

Published by Bucks Country Gardens in Plants

Not all hydrangeas are created the same; therefore, in order to have your hydrangea bloom, 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, there are a few common factors […]

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Add Color with Cool Season Annuals!

Published by Bucks Country Gardens in Plants

As I look out my kitchen window I see that the daffodils have pushed up through the last little piles of snow (yes, that four letter word!) and they have buds! I have noticed some small patches of purple crocuses and white snowdrops in bloom in the neighborhood also. Spring is finely here and I […]

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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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