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Is Liquid Fertilizer or Dry Fertilizer Best For Your Potted Plants?

For plants to grow and bloom efficiently, they require essential nutrients such as phosphorus, nitrogen, and potassium. All of these nutrients can be found in common fertilizer products that are available in most gardening and hardware stores. As the most reputable garden shop in Feasterville, Leck’s Greenhouses has recently advised on the differences between using a liquid or dry fertilizer for potted plants.

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Gardening Activities for the Entire Family

Now that the gardening season is well underway, it’s likely that there’s plenty to do to keep you busy. From watering to feeding, weeding, and everything in between, gardening includes a variety of activities, many of which you can share with your family and get them in on the fun. In fact, whether you have an acre, a small plot of land, or just a few plants on your balcony, gardening creates the perfect opportunity for your children to learn about nature and stay engaged over the summer. 

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It’s Never Too Early to Start Planning Your Garden!

If you believe Pennsylvania’s most famous rodent, then spring will be early this year. That’s right, on February 2nd, our very own Punxsutawney Phil could not find his shadow, which can only mean one thing according to the legend—we’re in for an early spring season. Regardless if you believe the accuracy of Phil’s predictions or not, one thing is true: it’s never too early to start planning your garden. Continue reading “It’s Never Too Early to Start Planning Your Garden!”

4 Ways Houseplants Can Make You Healthier

There’s no denying the visual beauty and appeal that a colorful houseplant or indoor garden can add to a home. And not only can they be a source of great joy and inspiration, but they’re also beneficial to your health. Because they function opposite of the way we breathe—by absorbing carbon dioxide and releasing oxygen—they help to freshen the air and eliminate toxins. In fact, studies performed by NASA have shown that houseplants can actually remove up to 87% of air toxins in 24 hours! Continue reading “4 Ways Houseplants Can Make You Healthier”