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Bringing Plants Indoors for the Winter

How to Overwinter Your Plants Laura with Garden Answer is answering some commonly asked questions on how to get your plants and containers prepared to bring inside for the winter. She lays out her step-by-step instructions on how to keep your plants happy and healthy, even when they are inside. Step 1 – Figure Out […]

How to Plant Hydrangeas

In the video below, Laura from Garden Answer demonstrates how to plant hydrangeas using Espoma’s Bio-tone Starter Plus and Holly-tone. Can’t wait to learn more about hydrangeas? Check out our Hydrangea Growing Guide HYDRANGEA Growing Guide    

How to Plant an Organic Vegetable Garden

Want to always have fresh veggies on hand, taste juicy tomatoes and save $600 annually on grocery bills? We thought so! Get all that and more by planting an organic vegetable garden. The veggies will be the best you’ve ever had, hands down. And, you’ll feel incredibly empowered by growing your own food. When you […]

How to Know When to Feed Acid-Loving Plants

Are your plants suffering from a long winter? Popular plants such as azaleas, rhododendrons, blueberries, strawberries and heathers, are all acid-loving, meaning they need a soil pH of about 5.5. Knowing whether your soil is acidic or not is the first step to healthier plants season after season. If your leaves or needles take on […]

Love Your Trees? Keep Them Healthy with an Organic Feeding

If you start each day by sipping a cup of coffee and gazing at your trees through the window, then you know just how valuable trees are to your daily life. There is nothing quite like watching the evolution of seasons, from leaves budding, blossoming, changing color and eventually falling. However, spring and summer offer […]

Feed Boxwood with Organic Plant Food in Early Spring

Evergreens — the name says it all. These plants and shrubs add color to your garden all year long, even in the dead of winter! Though, we admit there’s one evergreen we love most: boxwoods. Boxwood shrubs do it all. They’re super easy to care for, stay green all winter and are deer resistant. These […]

How to Turn Pink Hydrangeas Blue

Picture the bluest hydrangea you’ve ever seen. It’s easy, isn’t it? This vibrant flower is as bright and bold as Elvis’ blue suede shoes. So, how can you get a blue hydrangea? The secret is in the soil, and the power is in your hands. Create a blue hydrangea simply by amending the soil. Most […]