September 4, 2014 RSS feed / From The Garden

Plum Season is Short – Buy Now

Plums of many varieties are now abundant in supermarkets; however, the Italian prune-plum has a very short season of only about a month. They are now available at farmers' markets, local orchards, and some supermarkets. More...

Mystery of the Missing Hydrangeas

We have a gaping hole in the island’s landscape this summer. Many have wondered where are the “Endless Summer” blue hydrangeas? Where are the true blues, pink, purple, and lavender large leaf mop heads? More...

Estate Gardener Talk

The Garden Club of Middletown invites members and guests to attend a presentation about estate gardeners of Newport by Harry J. Eudenbach on Tuesday, Sept. 9. More...

Finding Fall Wildflowers

Long before the first leaves turn, the first signs of fall start showing along the field edges at the Norman Bird Sanctuary. In the fall wildflower program, offered Saturday, Sept. More...

Tips for the Garden

. Continue the endless chore of weeding. . Start planning your flower beds for fall bulb planting. Search catalogues for lilium, and hemerocallis. Order early to prevent disappointment. . More...