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Liked this: Garden Solutions Center I live in the Northeast and have a garden for the first time in 10 years. A friend of mine said to wait until I felt like I needed gloves and a warm sweatshirt before planting bulbs for spring. Being a bit warm blooded, I waited until this weekend before planting. Alas, the ground is already frozen solid! Even with a bulb planter, it was impossible to adequately remove dirt. Is it possible to throw the bulbs into planters with potting soil and leave them out at this point? Or did I miss the deadline?
Hi casocprof. The ideal time to plant spring-blooming bulbs in the Northeast is September to October. Who knew that cold weather and winter freezes and snow would arrive so early this year! You did mi…
Liked this: Garden Solutions Center I moved to the east coast and I have noticed that very few people can keep a green, weed-free lawn, even in the warmer months. What is the secret to preserving your lawn through the winter months and to keeping it weed-free without a lot of harmful herbicides?
The "green factor" of any lawn depends on growing the right type of grass for your region. Warm-season grasses will go dormant in winter, and cool-season grasses typically go dormant in warmer summer …