Archive | March, 2017

Heavenly Bamboo

Nandina domestica also known as “heavenly bamboo” is an evergreen and is easy to grow and likes full to partial shade. It looks best when grown in groups. Heavenly bamboo is mainly grown for its interesting foliage and fruit displays, it can grow up to 8 feet tall by 4 feet wide. The heavenly bamboo gets its name from its cane-like stems and leaves that look like bamboo. In the spring time, it will produce white flower with yellow


Pick of the week: Garlic

Garlic is easy to grow and produces numerous bulbs after a long growing season and is frost tolerant. Plant garlic about 2 months before the first hard frost. To grow garlic, plant individual cloves about 1-2 inches beneath the soil about 4-6 inches apart. Make sure not to use garlic cloves from the store as they may not be the right variety or have been treated. Harvest the garlic when the yellow tops start to fall over. Garlic isn’t just for cooking, you can also use it as an insect repellent or in home remedies.