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Growing Wisdom
Winter Damage To Plants Requires Patience And Care
Sun, 29 Mar 2015 12:43:15

Now that the snow is melting or even gone, depending on where you are, you are likely noticing a lot of winter damage. There are going to be two major types of damage from the extreme winter we have just been through. The first will b...


Spring Chores In The Garden
Sun, 22 Mar 2015 10:14:26

Now that spring is here there is plenty to do in the garden. Even if all the snow isn't melted yet, you can still begin to clean up outside where it has disappeared.

It's getting late to prune blueberries, but you can still do th...


Ornamental Grasses For Containers And The Landscape
Tue, 17 Mar 2015 10:11:00

I love ornamental grasses, but there are a lot of them to choose from. Some grasses are not hardy, meaning they will not survive the winter. These grasses are best suited as part of an annual display or even in containers.

You ...


Weather Wisdom
April Is Here, But Spring Weather Remains Elusive
Wed, 01 Apr 2015 09:36:00

April is here! The long cold month of March is behind us and it’s onto the 4th month. This is when average temperatures rise towards and even into the 60s and the landscape finally takes on a more spring-like look. It’s going to tak...


Out Like A Lamb, But Overall Cool Trend Continues
Tue, 31 Mar 2015 19:33:17

Typical March Snowfall

8.6 inches, that’s how much snow fell at Logan Airport this month. 10.9 inches, that’s how much snow fell in Worcester this month. Both of those numbers are about average for March. Ther...


Brief Burst Of Warmth Teases Us Later This Week
Sun, 29 Mar 2015 19:30:35

It’s hard to imagine it’s going to be April in a couple of days. If you really want to understand just how different this part of the country is temperature-wise right now, check out the map of highs for Monday. Summertime warmth is...


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