Garden Helpers, gardening, Perennials

Should you cut back your perennials in the fall?

Cutting perennial's dead foliage to the ground in the fall certainly won't hurt them. Once the stems are dead, they're dead! Cutting plants back also means one less task in the spring and keeps things looking neat and tidy. However, cutting back the dead stuff may hurt any beneficial bugs that have moved into their… Continue reading Should you cut back your perennials in the fall?

Fertilizer, Garden Helpers, Soil

Six Uses for Eggs in the Garden

If Easter has left you walking on eggshells and you don't know what to do with all those leftover cartons of cackle berries and shells here are half a dozen uses for eggs in the garden! Use shells for starting seedlings in. They will appreciate the boost of calcium they receive from the shell. This… Continue reading Six Uses for Eggs in the Garden