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Gardening: Container Planting

Cary, NC – We have definitely had our share of heat this summer and it has probably taken a toll on your potted plants.  You may need to completely start over and that’s fine because there are some great late-summer container ideas that will last through fall and into early winter before the first frost. Read more

Gardening in August

Cary, NC – The sun is blazing and rain has been scarce since July. What do in the garden in August? Read more

Gardening: Saving Water in the Summer

Cary, NC – We are in the middle of July and the heat is getting strong. So when watering your lawn and plants, here are some tips on the best ways to use water for your garden. Read more

Watering Your Lawn in the Summer

Cary, NC – Now that the weather is getting hotter, it is time to be more conscientious about water use. And one easy way to manage your water is by rethinking how you care for your lawn. Read more

Gardening: Slugs and Snails – What To Do?

Cary, NC – In our last gardening column, we talked about bugs in your garden but neglected to discuss slugs and snails. So now, take a deep dive with us into the world of gastropoda. Read more

Gardening: Preparing for Summer

Cary, NC – We are officially in the Summer season now which means new steps to take to make sure your garden is well taken care of. Read more

Cary Wins Big at State Garden Convention

Cary, NC – Cary is known for being a good-looking town but that does not all happen naturally. And at this year’s Garden Clubs of North Carolina, Inc. Convention, the gardeners who work to make Cary’s gardens bloom took home several of the night’s biggest awards. Read more

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