Fall Garden Cleanup Checklist

Leaf Removal: Due to Maryland’s deciduous trees, expect a significant amount of leaf drop. Rake and compost leaves, ensuring those from diseased plants are discarded. Perennials: After the first frost, trim back dead foliage to minimize pest harborage. Divide and transplant perennials that have grown too large or lost vigor. Use plant markers to designate […]

Riva Gardens Presents: Succulent Pumpkin Planters!

Dive into the essence of autumn with a green twist! Riva Gardens is thrilled to showcase our succulent pumpkin planters – where nature’s elegance meets festive charm. These aren’t just your typical planters; they represent the harmonious blend of the season’s bounty with modern aesthetics. Ideal for every fall festivity, our planters sprinkle a touch […]

Composting in the Fall: A Comprehensive Guide

Composting is a fantastic way to recycle organic waste and create rich soil for your garden. Fall, with its abundance of leaves and yard waste, is an opportune time to start or enhance your composting efforts. Here’s how to make the most of this season’s natural resources. Why Compost in the Fall? Abundant Materials: Fall […]

Caring For Christmas Cactus

  Christmas Cacti are easy to grow. When they bloom, they produce colorful tubular flowers in pink or lilac colors. They bloom a long time indoors and they are low-maintenance houseplants, which makes them popular. We’ll bet someone in your family has a Christmas Cactus! Despite their name, Christmas cacti are not desert cacti. Their natural habit […]

Lawn Care Tips for the Dog Days of Summer

As your lawn endures the trials of Job this summer-drought, pestilence and disease-you must hold to the hope that there is a lush, green turf on the other side of this summer. Has your spring turf been reduced to an arid, brown toasty color? If not, you might want to submit your water bills for […]