The warm weather may be gone, but that does not mean that the gardening season is over. You can continue to plant in this hardiness zone until the ground is frozen solid. Frost and cold temperatures do not mean the ground is frozen. Check soil temperatures in your area, as long as soil temperatures are above 32 degrees Fahrenheit, you are good to grow!
One of the worst natural phenomena is erosion. Wind, water, and man-made erosion all degrade land quality. Erosion also reduces water quality by pulling pollution into waterways. This causes unhealthy living conditions for aquatic life. Follow the tips below to slow erosion in your area and help your local wildlife!
- Posted on May 16, 2022
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Having a garden is a joy; having a cohesive garden that inspires you every time you look at it is simply the best. Create an immersive experience and express your unique style with these garden themes, trending now.
Sometimes it's best to stick to the classics, and these six plants are perfect for creating privacy. Read on to learn why a living privacy wall can help create lasting privacy, and which plants we know will get the job done.
Maryland weather can get weird, and it can be stressful for trees. Learn why an early bud and a late frost stress trees out so much, and what you can do if it happens.
- Posted on February 2, 2022
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What is your garden saying? According to the Language of Flowers, the plants in your bouquets and flowerbeds are imbued with layers of meaning and symbolism. Learn what different popular flowers and plants represent.
- Posted on January 24, 2022
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Caring for plants and tending to a garden can boost your mood, and it's not just us saying so. Studies show that plants can improve our mental health. Read all about how and why biophilia works to make us feel better.
- Posted on January 1, 2022
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The biggest themes for 2022 we've seen repeated are a renewed focus on mental health, more demand for sustainability, and a blurring of lines between indoor and outdoor design. We think these ten trends are the ones that will make the biggest impact in gardening and horticulture in the new year.
- Posted on December 13, 2021
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To incorporate winter interest into your home landscaping, try this technique: make sure your garden has good anchors and that your home has good foundation plants. These two principles of landscaping are great ways to bring evergreen foliage and winter interest into your garden designs. Read on to learn the difference between anchors and foundation plants, and why early winter can help you choose the right ones!
Congratulations, you’ve brought home a brand new tree from Patuxent Nursery! Now what? What are the best practices for new tree care?