Feed deciduous fruit trees now. Even though most of the varieties are done with fruit production for the year, it is important to add the strength to the tree for next year’s crop. Use the Nutri-Paks for fruits and nuts. These great packets will feed your trees for 3 full years. You will see your trees explode with growth and fruit production.
The pomegranate is a lovely landscape plant that is also prized for its delicious fruit. This is a fruit with an interesting historical background dating back to gardens in ancient China, and later, Greek and Roman gardens. Always, it was grown predominately for the fruit, but also for its beauty. The pomegranate has been a motif in ancient art, textiles, porcelain, and other art forms.
Wives’ tale, myth or fact? What really works to make cut flowers last longer?
Aspirin, vitamins, vinegar, 7Up, Sprite, pennies and sugar. Some say they work, some say that they don’t. There are many folklore additives, and we have a few other tips that will help as well.
You Have Only One Chance to Create That First Impression
As more homeowners relandscape gardens, there is an increasing desire for something out of the ordinary. This is a direct departure from the traditional foundation shrubs that came to be the standard look in most front yards of the 70’s and 80’s.
Success Pack Planting
Success Pack Planting is a concept devoted to planting a certain way that gives you great performance from your plants and success in the garden. This method of planting was developed to make gardening simple, easy, and fun. Whether you are new to gardening or have been planting for years, use the Success Pack when planting for a garden your neighbors will be jealous of!
Many enthusiastically consider the camellia “Queen of the Garden,” especially while roses are quietly resting. Ok, so our roses in the west don’t begin to rest until we forcefully, but of course sadly, decide that we must cut them back in January. Luckily for us, beginning in September and continuing into the spring, the camellia brings elegant floral form and color into our gardens.
It’s Pruning Season
Pruning is the act of selectively trimming plant material in order to direct growth. It’s done to promote better flowering or fruiting, accentuate a plant’s natural form, and increase its vigor.
For the majority of plants, the best time to prune is in late winter to early spring; a dormant plant is less likely to have a stress reaction to the removal of limbs and foliage.