Summer: Help yourself and the garden during the Dog Days

These ensemble editions of our What's Up! and Grow newsletters were written for Summer. They address what people see in Summer as well as what you could be doing then to have a more beautiful, productive, easy-care garden.

  • It's Summer all over North America from Mid-July to Mid-August

 


 

What's Coming Up 2: Padded knee pants, pleated leaves, hardy mimosa tree, wheelbarrow vs. tractor

What's Coming Up 50: Magnolia, new tree care, growth rate, groundcover

What's Coming Up 51: Rudbeckia, leaf spots, beech, quack grass, edging around trees, late tomatoes

What's Coming Up 52: Late summer color, mildew, failed hemlock's roots

What's Coming Up 53: Not here yet! Working on it.
           Meanwhile, read it on our CD Potting Up Perennials

What's Coming Up 54: Quince pruning, long bloom and late perennials, trumpet vine, crickets

What's Coming Up 103: Squash, mulch, composites, native bloom, weevils

What's Coming Up 104 and 105: Not here yet! Working on it.
           Meanwhile, read them on our CD Potting Up Perennials

What's Coming Up 106: Tomato, shady hedges, under trees, weeds, medicinal, late bloom

What's Coming Up 151: Summer fun in our garden, slime molds

What's Coming Up 152: Herbicide damage, first step in design

What's Coming Up 153:  Pest identification, bees, weeds

What's Coming Up 154:  Maple cuttings, wildflowers, fertilizer

What's Coming Up 186: Bold pruning, mugo pine, topiary, summer cut-backs, pesticide burn, deadheading

What's Coming Up 187: Impatiens downy mildew, prune a crab, willow, juniper

 

Growing Concerns 53-56: Not posted on the site yet!
           Meanwhile, read them on our CD Asking About Asters

Growing Concerns 104-108: Not posted on the site yet!
           Meanwhile, read them on our CD Asking About Asters

Growing Concerns 157-160: Not posted on the site yet!
           Meanwhile, read them on our CD Asking About Asters

Growing Concerns 209-212: Not posted on the site yet!
           Meanwhile, read them on our CD Asking About Asters

Growing Concerns 261-265: Not posted on the site yet!
           Meanwhile, read them on our CD Asking About Asters

Growing Concerns 313-317: Not posted on the site yet!

Growing Concerns 366-369: Not posted on the site yet!

Growing Concerns 370: Ponder peat, design a landscape, fatten the hedge, sharpen the mower

Growing Concerns 420-423: Not posted on the site yet!

Growing Concerns 473-476: Not posted on the site yet!

Growing Concerns 525: Shade gardens, plants for shady places

Growing Concerns 526: Bamboo, Jerusalem artichokes, Japanese maple

Growing Concerns 527:  Grubs or dry lawn, bellflower, black spot

Growing Concerns 528: Keep invasive plants out, ivy, ants and plants

Growing Concerns 575: Hydrangea flops, groundcovers, pointers for pinching perennials

Growing Concerns 576: Selecting trees

Growing Concerns 577: Flowerless climbing rose, suckers on trees

Growing Concerns 578: Slug control

Growing Concerns 579:  August, Shrubs Won't Bloom, Heirloom Peonies

Growing Concerns 624-628: Not posted on the site yet!

Growing Concerns 677-680: Not posted on the site yet!

Growing Concerns 725-728: Not posted on the site yet!

Growing Concerns 749: Not posted on the site yet!

Growing Concerns 784: Not posted on the site yet!