Pruning 102: Pruning for Shape & Structure

Pruning 102: Pruning for Shape & Structure

This class will cover how and when to prune common woody landscape plants to improve health and productivity, and to enhance their beauty. From maintaining topiary forms and artfully pruning Japanese maples to rejuvenating or recovering a poorly cared for specimen;...
Pruning 102: Pruning for Shape & Structure

Pruning 101: Tools, Techniques & Timing

When a plant needs pruning, some gardeners blindly whack while others timidly snip, but few have the confidence and knowledge to do the job well. This class will cover basic tools, techniques, and timing for pruning common landscape plants.
Improving Soil Health

Improving Soil Health

Our gardens must have healthy, rich soil to successfully grow a wide range of ornamental and edible plants. We will talk about how to use a simple home test kit to evaluate garden soil pH and nutrient levels, plus methods for improving soil health, texture, and...
Tomato Tasting 2020

Tomato Tasting 2020

With so many festivals and events cancelled in 2020, it should come as no surprise that we will not be holding our annual Tomato Tasting Festival this year. The good news, however, is that this has been a great tomato-growing season, and by now, we should all be...
Late-Season Bloomers & Fall Planting Tips

Late-Season Bloomers & Fall Planting Tips

This is a fantastic season for putting in a new landscape, tucking in a few new perennials, or planting a tree! In fact, fall is great for planting almost anything! There are still lots of plants to choose from at our garden centers, and plenty of things are still in...