The Monarch Migration is On!
August 20, 2014
Monarchs begin migrating south in the Lehigh Valley from late August through early October.
Gardening Practices to Prevent Physical Stress
August 19, 2014
The cooler days of fall are right around the corner, marking a time when gardeners find renewed energy after the heat of summer. Whether you’re digging a new bed, dividing or moving perennials or planting trees and shrubs, fall is the perfect time of year to tackle such projects. These tasks are more physically demanding for the gardener than routine summer maintenance.
August 18, 2014
Finally, after all the hard work, timing the weather, and defending your garden from invaders, it’s time to enjoy the fruits of your labor.
A is for Aphid
August 14, 2014
Odds are that you have aphids somewhere in your garden right now. There seems to be an aphid for almost every plant and with over 1300 species in just these United States what makes you think you can escape their attentions?
The Sweet Smell of Geraniums
August 12, 2014
Scented geraniums, actually pelargoniums, are in the same genus as the colorful geraniums grown as annuals in beds and containers. However, these geraniums are primarily grown for their fragrant leaves.