JENNY’S GARDEN TIPS

WHAT TO PLANT FOR IMPACT IN 2018

by Jenny Mandt, Owner, Garden Coaching Solutions

“In a bulb there is a flower, in a seed an apple tree…” is a song about planting today to reap the rewards tomorrow. Why not plant something now that will make your garden shine next year? With a little planning, digging, and effort the results will be worth it. First thing is to check out your soil. Is it a hard as a rock, sandy, grey and lifeless looking? This should be corrected before you plant anything. New or divided plants, shrubs or trees will need fertile, well-draining soil in order to thrive. Adding soil building compost can really boost nutrition in lifeless soil.

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HOW TO PUT TOGETHER A BEAUTIFUL GARDEN CONTAINER

by Jenny Mandt, Owner, Garden
Coaching Solutions

I love this quote: Half the interest of a garden is in the constant exercise of the imagination”. ~Mrs. C. W. Earle. It is also so pertinent to this month’s topic – container gardening. There are many choices you can put into that new, shiny ceramic pot that you just got as a gift or purchased at a store.

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