The Garden Blog at Pinder's

Spring’s In the Air!

Herbs and edibles are a great way to prepare for Spring!  You know how to use parsley, cilantro, dill, and basil, but have you ever grown and used Scented Geraniums?  Scented Geraniums have pretty, fragrant leaves and most have small flowers.  They are lovely and useful and fun to grow!  Many have scents that are reminiscent of other plants like rose or citrus or apple.  Here, we can grow these outdoors all...
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The Finest of Fall Color

“Autumn is a second spring when every leaf is a flower.” Journalist Albert Camus was certainly writing of Fall in the North where the leaves are already flowers turning from bright green to the warmest hues of cinnamon and gold.  Fall is thee time to bask in the colors of red, orange, and yellow and a great way to enjoy leaves like flowers is to splash a...
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Everyone Loves Palm Trees! A Great Guide to Self-Cleaning Palms

Pretty your place with Palms! This wouldn’t be Florida without the waving fronds of the tropical palms. Palms are the easiest way to “tropicalize” your garden and give great shade but also allow the breeze to flow through. Always fertilize your palms with a palm fertilizer 3 to 4 times a year in the warmer months. Most gardeners prefer self-cleaning palms. Self-cleaning means that they...
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