Seeds from Sassamansville - October

Ahh… October.  The crisp, cool beautiful autumn in Pennsylvania.  The glorious leaves that provide this beauty are also a bounty of gold for gardeners.  One of my personal pet peeves is seeing bag after bag of leaves placed out for the garbage truck.  

10.2012 | Linda Boyer | Columnist

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Getting the most from your Garden as the Thermometer Begins to Drop

I wonder who made the rule that Labor Day marked the end of summer.  I don’t think they were a gardener.  September still has warm, balmy days and soft, refreshing evenings. 

09.2012 | Linda Boyer | Columnist

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Attract the Butterflies with your Perennial Friends

One of the most whimsical places on your property can be your summer perennial garden. Perennials are like reliable faithful friends. They don’t ask much of us, and just when we need a little lift they show up...

08.2012 | Linda Boyer | Columnist

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Seeds from Sassamansville - July

What’s bugging you?  July heat can stress plants, and stressed plants are an invitation to insects.  Good housekeeping in the garden is the best bug control.  Keep your garden weed-free & moist, and you will be ahead of the game.  

07.2012 | Linda Boyer | Columnist

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Seeds from Sassamansville - June

Is there any better feeling than walking on warm, fresh, tilled garden soil in a pair of bare feet? (Of course not while using a hoe or shovel). Yes, I realize that I compact the soil by walking in the garden...

06.2012 | Linda Boyer | Columnist

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Seeds from Sassamansville - May

Wonderful, glorious May! Open the windows, take that extra blanket off the bed, and head out to the garden. For me, May represents new beginnings, and day dreaming of things I want to do this summer.

05.2012 | Linda Boyer | Columnist

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Seeds from Sassamansville - April

It is April, and we can feel the agricultural juices starting to flow. We are ready to pull on the garden boots, start sowing seeds, and tune up the tiller. Then we realize that the middle of May is still a few weeks away!

04.2012 | Linda Boyer | Columnist

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