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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Summertime Q&A

We recently asked Marvin, our grower and very favorite plantsman, some timely and oft-asked questions.  Read on to discover some helpful tips and answers that are certain to guide you through the remainder of Summer. Q:  These frequent rainstorms have caused some of my plants to get slimy near the base.  The lower part of the plant and the soil don’t get enough time to...
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