One of the questions that I’m most often asked is, “When is the proper time to prune hydrangea?” So I figured, why not write about it and get all my tips up on the website? So… Here goes! Hydrangea, while not native to North America are perhaps one of our favorite shrubs to cultivate. You … Pruning Hydrangea
Is your lawn prone to flooding? Or do you have a water feature and want to decorate it with flowers, shrubs and/or trees? Careful when selecting for your wet soil sites, plants that are not specifically adapted to wet soil conditions eventually fall victim to root rot and rarely survive, let alone thrive. Feel free … PLANTS FOR WET SOIL SITES
Bonide Products & Weed Control in April Controlling weeds in April is often more challenging than other times of the year due to the fact that most weed killers do not work in colder weather. But in fact, controlling weeds early is the best way to keep them from getting out of control later on … Weed Control In April
Fair Trade Fair trade is an organized social movement whose stated goal is to help producers in developing countries achieve better trading conditions and to promote sustainability. Members of the movement advocate the payment of higher prices to exporters, as well as higher social and environmental standards Our Fair Trade Partners Click To See Their … We Support Fair Trade
Where Have All the Monarch’s Gone? It’s sad, but true. Monarch butterlies have been on a decade-long decline and scientists fear they will soon be extinct. In fact, since the 1990s biologists have measured a 90% decrease in the number of Monarch’s compared to their previous 20-year average. To put that into perspective, imagine that … The Plight of Monarchs & How to Save Them
They are loaded with antioxidants and anti-inflammatory properties which help prevent cholesterol buildup in blood vessels. According to Oregon State University’s Linus Pauling Institute, pumpkins can help prevent or alleviate certain conditions, such as depression, kidney stones, cataracts, skin damage from the sun, and enlargement of the prostate gland. The best pumpkins for cooking and … Eating pumpkins has health benefits!
Hi there Giordano’s Blog Fans! Just a quick announcement, no frills attached. Giordano’s after 1 month of being online is now 1st-page-indexed on Google “naturally”. What does that mean? It means that you can search on google for ‘Giordanos’ (just that as a single word) and we’re on the first page for the first time! … Just a Quick Post from a Proud Web Admin!
After a long and cold Winter, your garden requires nutrients and special care Avoid pests, eliminate molds, and repair frostbite and other Winter Damage with organic fertilizers and care products from Giordano’s! Now is the time to take action to repair damage to your lawn and garden caused by this winter’s unusually cold and harsh … Undoing Winter’s Damage