Why are my leaves turning yellow?

Why are my leaves turning yellow?

Whether you garden indoors or out, a successful gardener needs to learn how to read plants. It’s important for us to be able to understand the language of a plant and they make it easy for us to know when they’re feeling a bit under the weather.  Both  houseplants and...
Embrace the Shade in your SC Garden

Embrace the Shade in your SC Garden

Shade Gardening Made Easy Unless you’ve lived in the Midlands in July and August there’s no way to describe “hot” other than blistering, all day, bake in the sun heat! As South Carolinians, we’re always on the lookout for a lush, shady hideaway in our gardens. Here at...
Invite Native Plants to Your Garden

Invite Native Plants to Your Garden

Gardening in the Midlands can be a challenge at times.  We deal with scorching heat, sandy soil, drought-like conditions and do we need to say more about the no-see-ums? However, we have one of the longest growing seasons in the country and have an array of beautiful...
Tuck Your Garden in for a Winter Nap

Tuck Your Garden in for a Winter Nap

You’ve spent a better part of the last few months reaping what your garden has sowed.  It’s served you well, and it’s earned some time off.  Before you say goodnight until spring here are a few end of the season tips to help your garden take a long...
Drying Herbs for Winter Use

Drying Herbs for Winter Use

You’ve been tending to your herbs all summer long, and you’ve been enjoying their fresh flavor in all your summertime dishes.  Now it’s time to start planning for winter by drying them to enjoy even longer. Here are a few harvesting tips to get you started: Herbs that...
Save the Bees – What you can do to help.

Save the Bees – What you can do to help.

Honey bees, bumblebees, and other bees are disappearing at alarming rates, and they need your help! As gardeners, it is our responsibility to reach out and save these yellow pollen-dusted bees from extinction. Bees play a vital role in pollinating over 150 crops grown...