The Garden Blog at Pinder's

Weird Winter Weather

What’s a gardener to do? On the one hand we advise not to feed or prune when there is still a possibility of frost looming. On the other hand, your garden is probably in full bloom (or something approaching full bloom) Right now in early February! While this particular set of winter circumstances may be different for you, one thing you can always count on:...
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Some Sage Advice: Plant Salvias!

Salvia is the genus name for a group of more than 1,000 plants that grow all over the world. Salvia, also known as sage, comes in a wide variety of colors and growth patterns. It is a good nectar plant for hummingbirds, butterflies and bees, and birds eat the seeds of some species. We carry both perennial and annual salvias. They love the sun but...
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Indoor plants and health

When I tell you that the air inside your home is likely to be 5 -10 times more polluted than the air outside, you may find that hard to believe. After all, our energy efficient homes are good for the environment, how could they be bad for our health?  Unfortunately, as we have become more energy efficient, we have actually created an airtight setting where...
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