Category: This week in the garden

In the Organic Garden: Week of April 24, 2017

allium garden organic gardening

April 24 to 30, 2017 Our visit to the Missouri Botanical Garden earlier this week was inspiring. This week we’re tending the vegetable garden, weeding, and heading to the Indy Urban Acres Plant Sale this weekend!

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In the Organic Garden: Week of April 17, 2017

tulip spring garden

April 17 to 23, 2017 As the tulips make their last big push, we’re sowing spring crops, composting gardens, and starting to plant shrubs and perennials.

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In the Organic Garden: Week of April 10, 2017

pansies tulips spring flowers

April 10 to 16, 2017: Warmer temperatures and plentiful rain make it a great week to get spring vegetables in the ground. We’re also spreading compost and deadheading daffodils this week.

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In the Organic Garden: Week of April 3, 2017

viburnum bud bloom

April 3 to 9, 2017: We’re watching the thermometer this week, hoping to avoid frosty nights that nip our fruit tree blooms. But the soil is plenty warm to plant spring vegetables!

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What to See and Do in the Zone 6 April Garden

tulip hyacinth bulb april garden

It’s still mud season in central Indiana, but April is a prime month for blooming shrubs and trees.

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In the Organic Garden: Week of March 27, 2017

Primrose spring flower pot

March 27 to April 2, 2017 With warmer weather apparently here to stay (we hope), we’re spending this week planting our spring crops, continuing spring garden cleanups, and pruning summer-blooming shrubs. 

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In the Organic Garden: Week of March 20, 2017

annuals flowers container garden

March 20 to 26, 2017 Happy first day of spring! We’re sowing the first of our vegetable crops and planting spring container gardens this week.

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In the Organic Garden: Week of March 13, 2017

crocus garden landscape spring march

March 13 to 19, 2017: Cold snap! Icy temps and snow flurries have struck the garden, but we can still feel spring on the way. This week, we’re nurturing seedlings indoors and pruning trees outdoors.

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In the Organic Garden: Week of March 6, 2017

Crocus buds | Spotts Garden Service

March 6 to 12, 2017: We’re spending these early-spring days cutting down spent grasses and perennials and raking out beds, as well as nurturing our indoor seedlings.

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What to See and Do in the Zone 6 March Garden

Tete-a-Tete Daffodils | Spotts Garden Service

Pull on your muck boots and head outside to see what’s going on in your garden!

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