Ivy Topiaries & Winter Container Gardens

Published by Bucks Country Gardens in ChristmasPlants

During the holidays, we love to decorate with ribbons and bows, lights, ornaments, trees and plants. If you are looking for a formal yet whimsical idea or gift this year, why not try an ivy topiary for your home? Historically, the craft of topiary–creating a living sculpture–found its origins in ancient Roman times using the […]

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Three of a Kind: Spring Bulbs, Containers, and Lasagna Planting

Published by Bucks Country Gardens in Plants

You hear about spring bulbs and, naturally, the first thing that comes to mind is spring. You hear the word lasagna and you may be wondering what these two things have in common. The answer is lasagna planting—a method of stacking bulbs in layers. As a gardening novice, the fact that these subjects went together […]

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Bring Your Pumpkins To Life – Create and Decorate

Published by Bucks Country Gardens in Bucks Country GardensPlants

Browns. Reds. Oranges. Yellows. Purples. The colors of nature in the fall, does it get any better? From the turning leaves, to mums, to pumpkins and gourds, the colors can be breathtaking. At Bucks Country Gardens, we’re all about the fall. As I walk past our pumpkin patch, I usually stop to look and try […]

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Do Not Go Gentle into That Good Autumn

Published by Bucks Country Gardens in Lawn & GardenPlants

Autumn marks the beginning of the end for select gardeners across the region. Yes, we’re gifted a bright palette of reds, purples, and oranges to send us off properly to a bleak winter, but for those afraid of fall planting, it can be time to say goodbye, a time of gradual decay. Embrace the fall. […]

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Planting Cool Season Crops — The Heroes We Need

Published by Bucks Country Gardens in Bucks Country GardensPlants

Fall and winter seem to have doom in tow; they bring a brisk air capable of harming flowers, veggies, and trees with a frosty breath. For the experienced planter, that is not always the case. Better yet, for those who like to continue planting veggies, you’ll be pleased to know that your hero is a […]

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