You’ve more than likely heard of book swaps and cookie swaps, but have you ever heard of plant swaps? Plant swaps are just what the name implies—they're get togethers in which the participants trade cuttings, seedlings, house plants, and plant knowledge. How great is that?
Calgo's landscaping team works hard to keep their clients’ container gardens vibrant and overflowing with beautiful blooms all summer long. We asked them to share some snaps of their colorful creations and to also share some tips on how to ensure the container gardens put on a show stopping display all season long.
What's a pollinator?
A pollinator is an animal that moves pollen from the male anther of a flower to the female stigma of a flower. In other words, a pollinator is an animal (usually an insect or bird) that has the very important job of inducing plants to make seeds or fruit.
There are so many reasons to travel—the benefits and rewards are endless. Traveling broadens your horizons and introduces you to new cultures, people, places, and things. In a recent post for the website Dumb Little Man–Tips for Life, writer Calida Jenkins notes that travel helps you develop new neural connections that trigger original and creative thoughts, which is a result of being out of one's comfort zone and breaking one's daily routine.
At Calgo Gardens, we enjoy recycling and repurposing items and creating something new with them. For this project we will use broken glass to create stepping stones for your garden. Stepping stones are a creative and fun way to add color and personality to your space.
Adding a small water feature to your garden is like adding icing to the cake. It’s the pièce de résistance that makes everything look finished. The soothing sound of bubbling water and the sparkling rays of sun will attract humans and wildlife alike. Let the stress melt away as the sound of cascading water washes your worries away.
Do you have questions about gardening? Well, Patti Dixon, Calgo’s staff horticulturist has answers.
Container gardens are the eye candy of your yard. They’ll add pizzazz to your porch and instant impact to the landscape. The “thrill, spill, and fill” method is a simple plan which will give you stunning results to enjoy all summer.