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Over the mountain…

This past week we ventured over the mountain…literally, to Halifax, Pa to do some work on a hillside to create a no-mow area for the homeowners. What used to be a treacherous hillside to mow is now…an area at peace. Getting to the peaceful place was a challenge…one that can best be told through pictures. …

You’ve been there a hundred times, we all have… but it’s amazing how we overlook some of our areas finest features such as this one.A long long time ago someone(we’ll let you read the inscription for yourselves) dedicated a masterpiece sculpture of President James Buchanan. Well, as you know by now things are getting pretty …

Remember my earlier blog this season? When Tudbinks sponsored an impatien giveaway because it appeared that there was great fear and trepidation over planting them. Send us an email (info@tudbinks.com) and let us know how your impatiens are doing, because ours have had a great season. How great? Well great enough that in three more …

You know how I feel about mushroom soil, best invention since sliced bread. Not only will a little bit go a long way to take away the worst soil problems, it’s inexpensive too…. A must for planting your bedding plants and vegetable garden. However, one tiny warning I give out is “beware of trophy weeds”. …

Do you see anything wrong with this picture? You should. While we do not feel we are the best perennial gardeners in the world, we would like to think though that our gardens hold their own each year. However, one thing needs to be made clear, IT IS NOT LOW MAINTENANCE to grow perennials, nor …