Minter Country Garden Blog
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 plump fruits...
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 bound to cause a few...
Mother’s Day is right around the corner, and you know what that means—hanging baskets! Keep yours looking their best throughout the season with these expert tips.
As soon as we get a nice, sunny day many folks are eager to jump into spring gardening. While we can’t get too far ahead of ourselves (temperatures are still cool for some activities, we may well get a hard frost yet etc.), there are several things that you can get growing now. Read on for tips on how to get early plants off to a great start!
Potatoes are classified as one of the world’s healthiest foods. Last season, Brian contacted Bill Zylman to put together some helpful tips for potato gardeners.
There’s been an enormous change in public perception of Valentine’s Day in recent years. It’s become less about romantic relationships and more about showing appreciation of friends, family, and loved ones. It is also less about spending a lot of money, and more about being thoughtful of what might make someone happy!
Like a good spring house cleaning, a thorough pruning can make your garden look clean and fresh at this time of year.
Little ones tend to think there’s nothing fun to do in the yard this time of year, but there really is! Bundle up and grab a thermos of hot cocoa—it’s winter gardening time!
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!
Move over poinsettias! Here are some other festive plants to help your home and garden celebrate the season.