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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”

Beating the Winter Gardening Blues This Season

Even though many people consider the next couple months a gardener’s “offseason,” there is actually plenty to do for the horticulturally-minded this winter. At Leck’s Greenhouses, we’re the professional garden store in Bucks County that can keep you in the gardening spirit all year long. With a few fun gardening activities, you can turn your winter blues into greens this season!

For instance, you can sit by the fire and read seed catalogs, or research your next gardening project. You can also plan your garden by drawing a birds-eye view of its layout to get your creative gardening juices flowing. By adding some houseplants to your indoor decor, you can introduce some vibrant colors into your home. And by visiting local nurseries, you’ll get plenty of inspiration for your next gardening endeavor.

For more information on our garden center in Bucks County, please call Leck’s Greenhouses today at 215-664-8648!