The Garden Blog at Pinder's

LATE SUMMER, 2010

I don’t know about you, but I love the gifts that the late summer brings.  It’s the time of year where you are just hitting your stride at the slower pace of summer.  By now I have surrendered to the reality that I just can’t move faster than the hammock can swing. And why would I want to anyway?  For me, my mood can be...
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Favorite Summer Botanical Gardens , JULY 2010

It’s not just hot out there it is steamy! And that steamy heat & humidity is what makes our area a Tropical Paradise.  Yes those conditions that make you wilt is just what the botanist ordered for the rare and beautiful tropical flora you can see at the premiere showcase of such botanical glory: Fairchild Tropical Gardens.  Currently you can get in free every Sunday...
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ZONE 10 GARDEN CHECKLIST OF SUMMER TASKS, JUNE 2010

June is a good time to complete the following tasks if you have not already done so. Check out the links below for more product information. – Prune or cut back any plants that are getting straggly, over-grown or too dense. Your aim is to get a jump on the aggressive growth you can anticipate in the long days and warm temps of summer, plus...
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