Summer Gardening

Summer Gardening

august planting

Vegetables To Plant in August

We are now in the dog days of summer. It's hot and humid in most areas, and not typically the time of the year many gardeners consider an ideal planting month. But August is...

Hedges: Time To Prune for the Last Time–So Do It Right!

Hedges add a nice touch to a yard or garden by providing interesting walls of green and privacy from nosy neighbors and random passers-by. There are two types of hedges: formal and informal. Formal...
dampwood termites

Dampwood Termites Love Late August, Start Looking for Them Now!

The dampwood or Termopsidae termite is the largest of all the termite species. It ranges in size from 1/3 inch to over a ¬Ĺ inch in some cases. Due to its large size, it...
harvesting cucumbers

Harvesting Cucumbers

Cucumbers are a relatively easy selection to grow for first time gardeners, and they are an ideal selection for the more seasoned growers. For these reasons and the attractive versatility that the cucumber offers,...

Early July Pest Check!

Summer has seriously settled in, and it's time to get serious about pest maintenance. This growing season had a late start for much of our American gardeners, and it was cool enough for a...

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