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Monthly Gardening Tips
Below are monthly tips to keep your thumbs green all summer long. Click on a tip to view more information, then check back every month to learn more!
July in the Garden
July is for patriotic porch time, hot lazy days spent listening to the cicadas, and shaded evenings staying up late on the deck or patio. Your garden should be in full swing and parts of it are ready for some…
Pruning not only helps your garden look good, but it is also essential for the healthy growth and flowering of your plants. Other reasons for this important gardening skill include deadwood removal, shaping to control or direct growth, minimizing the…
How to Plant Bulbs
At Sunnyside Gardens, the vast majority of the bulb plantings we do are completed in the fall in order to have spring flowers. We most commonly plant tulips, daffodils, crocus, alliums, and hyacinth. Learn more about when and where to…
Gardening How To
Below are some gardening how to tips to get you started. Click on a tip to view more information
Composting isn’t rocket science – it can be as easy or as involved as you’d like it to be. It can be as simple as a pile of yard waste at the end of your lot or it could be…
Easy Care Houseplants
Keeping houseplants is an excellent way to add life to your home or office, but not all of us have the green thumb to keep them alive. Here is a list of easy-to-care-for houseplants that will add some green and…
Hedges for Privacy
Shrubs can be used as a great way to divide spaces and provide privacy from street traffic and neighbors, all while making your yard beautiful. In addition, hedges are perfect for acting as a sound barrier, protecting against harsh winds,…
Ask The Expert
Below are previously submitted questions. Click the question(s) to which you wish to view our response.
I have some cacti growing indoors that are flopping over as they grow taller (8-10″). I have been propping them up with wooden skewers but would prefer to see them standing tall and proud on their own. Can they be…
Salt Tolerant Boulevard Garden
How do I begin selecting plants for a garden along the street?
I heard on the weather, that the next three months will be warm.. into October, how do you think that will affect our perenials?