"Dig Into" Gardening Resources from Dennis' 7 Dees

Homegrown Herbs for Refreshments

Homegrown Herbs for Refreshments

Sip and savor the essence of your garden by harvesting fresh herbs for beverages and light snacks, perfect for your next date night or backyard BBQ. Read on to get ideas for herbal teas, mocktails, cocktails, syrups, salad dressing, and even homemade mint ice cream, just in time for summer!Shrubs (Drinking Vinegar) What is a shrub? For once, we're not talking about the bush. The word shrub is...

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Spring Container Gardening

Spring Container Gardening

Spring is in full bloom and now is the perfect time to add color to your outdoor space with container gardens! There are many ways you can approach container gardening. Whether you’re the DIY gardener or you’d like some design assistance, we’re here to help add some...

Is the Future of Landscape Design Lawn-Free?

Is the Future of Landscape Design Lawn-Free?

Beautiful landscape design has long been associated with luscious green grass, vibrant flowers, and abounding trees. However, more and more property owners have been leaving the traditional behind for a more contemporary and practical approach—a lawn-free design. This...

Going Back to Berry Basics

Going Back to Berry Basics

Our mild climate is perfect for growing sweet, juicy berries, and homegrown berries are a great way to save money while eating fresh and local throughout the year! Between blueberries, strawberries, and raspberries, there are so many delightful options for your edible...

How to Create Your Own Living Fence With Hedgerows

How to Create Your Own Living Fence With Hedgerows

Sometimes called windbreaks, shelter belts, or conservation buffers, hedgerows are layers of trees, shrubs, flowers, and grasses that create living fences with the ability to grow food, shelter wildlife, conserve water, manage weeds, and look attractive year-round....

Why You Should Have Beneficial Insects in Your Garden

Why You Should Have Beneficial Insects in Your Garden

In any well-balanced ecosystem, there are pests and there are natural enemies. For this reason, some pests must be present in the environment for natural enemies (beneficial insects) to continue to survive. In a garden, a pest is an insect that feeds on and/or...

March in the Garden

For Fresh Color Refresh container plantings with vibrant seasonal color like fragrant Wallflower and Hyacinths, beautiful Ranunculus, flouncy Anemones, and vivid spring flowering bulbs. Spruce up landscape plantings with early annual color like Primroses, Pansies,...

Creating a Habitat for Bees in Your Garden

Creating a Habitat for Bees in Your Garden

Bees pollinate ⅓ of our food supply and ⅓ of the feed for our meat sources. Want to "bee" part of the solution to increase awareness about bees and help protect our future food supply? Create a bee habitat in your yard and raise solitary bees! Orchard Mason Bees &...

Let’s Talk Shamrocks

Let’s Talk Shamrocks

Bring home a new houseplant or surprise a friend with a thoughtful gift of good luck and positivity. The shamrock is a traditional symbol of St. Patrick’s Day and Irish heritage—thought to bring extraordinarily good fortune to anyone possessing one with four leaves.A...

Care Sheets for Successful Gardening

Check out our quick reference care sheets below for all of your indoor and outdoor gardening needs. If you need more information on a specific topic, our blog articles go into further detail. Happy gardening!

Gardening Tips by Month

June in the Garden

May in the Garden

April in the Garden

March in the Garden

February in the Garden

Outdoor Gardening Tips

Indoor Seed Starting

Pruning Basics

Basic Rose Care

Container Gardening

Growing Tomatoes

Carnivorous Plant Care

Houseplant Tips

"Light Reading" for Indoor Plant Lovers

Pet-Safe Indoor Plants

Air Plant (Tillandsia) Care

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