Gardening: What to Plant in the Month of May

Cary, NC – In May, the Piedmont gardener’s thoughts turn to Summer flowers, vegetables and things that like hot weather. Read more

Town of Cary Starting Spring Compost Bin Sale

Cary, NC – With Spring comes new, fresh produce into our markets and onto our plates. And to go with this, the Town of Cary has begun selling compost bins to encourage sustainable disposal of plant waste. Read more

Gardening: Troubleshooting Problems with Your Garden Tomatoes

Cary, NC – Our last garden article discussed starting a vegetable garden; all the basics for a great summer harvest. Now that that’s done, let’s look at the problems that may arise with the most popular garden vegetable of all, the tomato. In my world, nothing beats a vine ripe tomato, warm from the sun and making the perfect tomato sandwich!  Read more

Gardening: Getting Ready for a Vegetable Garden

Cary, NC – Okay, so the weather here is off the charts nuts, yet, there is some comfort in that “if March comes in like a lion it goes out like a lamb!” Read more

Gardening: Ethanol is Killing Your Lawn Mower

Cary, NC – A couple of weeks ago, I wrote a story about getting ready for Spring. One of the tips was “service your lawnmower.” So, I serviced my lawnmower. What I found out will shock you. Read more

Gardening: Getting Ready for Spring

Cary, NC – It’s still going to be cold outside now and then, but Spring is around the corner. Here are a few tips to get ready for warmer weather in your lawn and garden. Read more

Gardening: Taking Care of Visiting Birds

Cary, NC – It’s cold outside and you’re feeling friendly to the birds. What can you do at this time of year to make friends with the birds in your neighborhood and give them an extra boost in tough times? It’s still not too late to begin! Read more

Gardening for the Holidays

Cary, NC – When you think about it, gardening and plants have a big role during the holidays. There’s the Christmas tree, poinsettia, holly, mistletoe, Christmas cactus and more. Read more

Gardening: Gift Ideas for the Gardeners in Your Life

Cary, NC – The end of the year brings lots of opportunities for gifts. And if you have a gardener in your family or group of friends, there is a never-ending array of gear they can enjoy. Here is a brief guide to what you can get them to make their garden shine. Read more

Fall Gardening: Trees, Shrubs & Groundcover

Cary, NC – Early Autumn is for planting Fall flowers and vegetables. But after the first frost, it’s time to plant trees, shrubs and groundcover plants. Read more