‘Tis the Season for Holiday Light Shows in Gardens
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As the daylight dwindles, botanical gardens and other public outdoor venues turn on fanciful light shows to attract visitors. November and December are the prime months for such extravaganzas.
Now through December 29, the Royal Botanic …

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Garden To-Do List

Submitted by on June 22, 2014 – 8:37 amNo Comment
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bhg_small-gardensHere’s a handy garden to-do list, courtesy of Better Homes & Gardens (you’ll find it on page 111 of the June issue).

*As the temperatures rise, replace cool-season salad crops like lettuce, spinach and swiss chard – which become bitter tasting and unattractive – with warm-season vegetables and herbs such as beans, summer squash and basil.

*Barricade your berries to keep fruit-loving birds from stealing the harvest by using netting or synthetic fabric row covers.

*For a gorgeous green update, plant palms and aquatic plants, like lilies and lotus, which love warm and rainy June weather.

*Give your houseplants a much-needed vacation from climate-controlled by placing them in a shady spot protected from high winds.

(Illustration courtesy of Better Homes & Gardens)

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