gardening tips

2019 January Gardening Tips by The English Lady

Happy New Year everyone. On December 21st, on the Winter solstice we turned the corner, and each day we move gradually from the dark into the light of a longer brighter day. A few weeks ago I planted my Paper white Narcissus on pebbles or you may use potting soil. I use tall glass vases and it is...
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August 2018 Gardening Tips By The English Lady

August has always been one of my least favorite months in the garden; but this year August rated pretty high for me. We had a late long cool spring, which resulted in later bloom time for everything. We have such a short blooming and growing season here in New England that any extra time to have a...
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July 2018 Gardening Tips By The English Lady

Watering is so important during the heat of summer. In spring if you planted trees or shrubs particularly evergreens; they require extra moisture to establish a strong root system. Plants in New England need at least an inch of water per week. In using a regular hose you lose 40% of moisture to...
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