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GardenWise’s Guide to Maintaining Your Lawn Throughout the Entire Year

Taking care of your property's lawn is something that you have to do throughout the entire year. Neglecting it can cause the grass to grow wild or to wither up and die. This will cause your property's curb appeal to go down, which can hurt your chances of selling your property or of attracting customers if your property houses your business. The following are some tips that will help you to ensure the health of your lawn throughout all four seasons.

By |2017-10-11T11:33:49+00:00October 29th, 2014|Gardenwise Master Class, Mark's Blog|Comments Off on GardenWise’s Guide to Maintaining Your Lawn Throughout the Entire Year

An Apple A Day

Featured Image (Above) : Walled North West Washington, DC Garden perfect vehicle for espalier fruit trees. You can eat an apple a day when you grow them in your own garden. Apple trees are readily available with varieties for almost any region and climate. Apple trees make a beautiful addition to the landscape providing fragrant [...]

By |2017-10-11T11:33:57+00:00January 29th, 2014|Gardening Tips|Comments Off on An Apple A Day

Look Ahead to Fall : Day 5

Yellow Twig Dogwood This week, GardenWise concludes its five favorite  Garden Delights, in no particular order, for Fall 2011.  Yesterday we looked at the strking Aster, heated things up with the Dwarf Burning Bush, and earlier marveled at both the Toad Lily and Pink Muhly Grass.  Today we're showing off the Yellow Twig Dogwood. Many know of the Red Twig Dogwood, which is [...]

By |2017-10-11T11:34:07+00:00September 5th, 2013|Gardening Tips, Gardenwise Master Class|1 Comment

Look Ahead to Fall : Day 4

Get off Your Aster!  This week, GardenWise continues to  look forward with our five favorite  Garden Delights, in no particular order, for Fall 2011.  Last week we heated things up with the Dwarf Burning Bush, and earlier marveled at both the Toad Lily and Pink Muhly Grass.  Today is day four of our series, and we’re showing off Asters! There are so [...]

By |2017-10-11T11:34:11+00:00September 4th, 2013|Gardening Tips|3 Comments

September Gardening List : Day 3

 This weekend it’s all about September Gardening.  There are so many things to do this month that we’ve decided to make it a three day event.  Today, it’s all about water and your garden spaces.  WATER  Maintain the water level in your water garden. Keep fountains and water features properly maintained.  As we approach winter, be sure your [...]

By |2017-10-11T11:34:14+00:00September 3rd, 2013|Gardening Tips|Comments Off on September Gardening List : Day 3

September Gardening List : Day 2

This weekend it's all about September Gardening.  There are so many things to do this month that we've decided to make it a three day event.  Today, it's all about pruning, soil testing and fertilizer!  FERTILIZE · Take soil test for new planting areas.  DO NOT pay others to do this for you; Ph soil test kits [...]

By |2017-10-11T11:34:17+00:00September 2nd, 2013|Gardening Tips, Gardenwise Master Class|1 Comment

September Gardening List : Day 1

This week and weekend it's all about September Gardening.  There are so many things to do this month that we've decided to make it a three day event.  Today, it's all about planting.  · Fall is a good time to select and plant trees and shrubs. Fall planting encourages good root development, allowing the plants [...]

By |2017-10-11T11:34:30+00:00September 1st, 2013|Gardening Tips|Comments Off on September Gardening List : Day 1

A Hinged Trellis is GardenWise

A Foldaway Trellis! It's hard to clean  behind latticework, so a great alternative that allows you to get behind this wonderful garden accent  is to make a hinged trellis that swings open! Start by fastening a strip of 3/4-by-1-inch wood to the wall about one and a half feet from the ground.  Screw hinge plates [...]

By |2017-10-11T11:34:32+00:00August 25th, 2013|Garden Structures|2 Comments