Garden

cabin-friendly plants

Cabin owners know the drill. Head up (or over) to the lake in springtime for opening, plant the garden beds and flower boxes, return home and hope for the best.

As you begin your garden, the right tools can help you get off to a good start. John Henning at Dundee Nursey in Plymouth shares advice on what you need to start a strong garden.

Warm weather brings budding trees and flowering plants, and who doesn’t want to feel the pride of taking care of a lovely garden? Before you can harvest tomatoes or bring geraniums outdoors, you’ll need to make sure your soil and supplies are all in order.

Gloria Rice’s garden attracts and delights bees, birds, butterflies and, on one balmy midsummer day last year, a hungry hummingbird clearwing moth eager to feast on the nectar of the swamp milkweeds in Rice’s garden.

We asked the managers of Dundee Garden Center and Bachman’s to share their best tips for starting the growing season off right. Here’s what they had to say.

There’s a saying that when life hands you lemons, you should make lemonade.

As the saying goes, April showers bring May flowers. With Earth Day coming up on April 22, it’s the right time of year to think about the other ways those rainy days can help us out.

The annual Plymouth Yard & Garden expo is a one-stop spot to help residents get geared up for the warm-weather seasons, but this year’s event has another dimension—the expo is going green.

Gardens, no matter how large or small, English or cottage, formal or whimsical, begin with a single idea. Much like their flowers and plants that start from the smallest of seeds and grow, the idea to create a garden germinates from a place of hope and inspiration.

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