What’s the Difference? Salvia, Russian Sage, & Veronica

Published by Bucks Country Gardens in Lawn & GardenPlants

Beautiful sprouting stems, green foliage, and pink to purple blossoms – at first glance, Salvia, Russian Sage, and Veronica look identical. But, at closer look, you can see they are quite different. There are many factors to identifying plants – flowers, bloom time, foliage, branching habits, size, and growth. Each plant has specific characteristics, care, […]

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Garden Calendar Series – June/July/August

Published by Bucks Country Gardens in Lawn & GardenPlants

Having a Garden Calendar is a must! Every month there are new garden “to do’s.” As summer approaches, there is still much to do in the garden. It is the time to reap the benefits of your edible gardens and enjoy the full blooming wonders of your landscape. We put together a calendar of some […]

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How-To Keep Your Boxwoods Happy & Healthy

Published by Bucks Country Gardens in Lawn & GardenPlants

Plants can get pests and some are more susceptible than others. There is no need to give up though, because pests are easy to treat, especially when you are proactive in monitoring your plants. Boxwood pests are very common. Here we will focus on the Boxwood shrubs (commonly used in Pennsylvania landscaping) and how to […]

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What Edibles We Plant & Why: The Dirt On Our Employees’ Gardens

Published by Bucks Country Gardens in Lawn & GardenPlants

When my children were small, we had a vegetable plot in a community garden. We planted tomatoes, peppers, string beans, lettuce, and some herbs. The kids picked all the ripe, sun-warmed cherry tomatoes and popped them in their mouths and helped pull weeds. After the chores were done, we loved to wander around other gardeners’ […]

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Made In the Shade

Published by Bucks Country Gardens in Lawn & GardenPlants

Now’s the time for planting edibles! Our garden beds and containers are packed with the best herbs, veggies, fruits, and berries. But, not all gardens have access to full sun. Sometimes, trees block out the superlative areas or your bed is located on the north side of your house… creating a shady situation. We wrote […]

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