Pumpkins!

Pumpkins!

pumpkin Pumpkins are often a child’s first introduction to horticulture—and what an interesting and rewarding plant it is to learn from! A single seed will grow into a sprawling plant, filled with bright blooms visited by bees, and ultimately producing multiple...
What to Watch for After a Cool, Wet Spring

What to Watch for After a Cool, Wet Spring

Minter Country Garden Normally, when we edge our way from spring to summer, the weather gets a little warmer, a little drier, and out come the shorts and T-shirts. Well, this year is certainly far from normal! The many days of cool, wet weather that we have had are...
Hanging Basket Care

Hanging Basket Care

water With wonderful, warm weather in the forecast and Mother’s Day coming up this weekend, summer hanging baskets will be making an early debut. While they look fantastic when they are first set out, we’d hazard a guess that a good percentage will be somewhat less...
Gifts for the Gardener (or Gardener at Heart) 2019

Gifts for the Gardener (or Gardener at Heart) 2019

Minter Country Garden When it comes to gift-giving, they say 'it’s the thought that counts'—and it’s true! Should you be stuck for ideas though, we've got lots of suggestions for all kinds of gardeners on your list! When it comes to gift-giving, they say “it’s...