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August 3, 2015
Work in the Garden – Continue to water and fertilize hanging plants regularly since they dry out quickly now with the increasing day length and decreasing humidity.  You may occasionally need to submerge them and other...
July 23, 2015
Normally, at this time of year, we would not expect to talk  about something that would occur more in the cooler months, but we have been receiving a lot more gray days than sunny days recently. Plus, the over cast misty nights...
June 25, 2015
Work in the Garden – Continue to fertilize regularly because plants are using food as quickly as you supply it. Prune faster growing plants to keep them vigorous and to control water use.  Fertilize lawns when the grass is dry...
May 29, 2015
    Work in the Garden – Take the time to look at small jobs in your garden this month.  Remove any unwanted suckers from trees and shrubs.  Pinch tips of Chrysanthemums, Fuchsias, Geraniums and Marguerites to encourage...
April 23, 2015
  Water in the Garden – Begin increasing your watering schedule as the weather warms. Water seedlings and young plants frequently for short periods; water trees and shrubs deeply and less often. All kinds of plants will...
April 16, 2015
1. Plenty of Sunshine: This is the first and foremost ingredient . When planning your garden, keep in mind that roses like full sun. If that is not available, some roses will tolerate partial shade. 2. Rich, loose soil: Roses...
March 30, 2015
Work in the Garden – This is a good month to plant new shrubs and hardy perennials and to prepare for the coming summer. Keep roots cool and weeds down by applying mulch around flowers and vegetables, particularly Azaleas,...
February 27, 2015
Work in the Garden – Get your spring garden ready for planting by cleaning all beds of debris and old, dead plants.  Lightly cut ground covers.  This is the most important month to fertilize.  We recommend an organic granular...
February 23, 2015
Valentine’s Day is behind us but the enjoyment of a nice flower bouquet never goes away. Unfortunately,  commercial bouquets delivered through florists are pretty expensive and quite often aren’t that personal.Valentine’s Day...
January 28, 2015
Work in the Garden – Prepare your soil this month by working in Evergreen Planter Mix and Mulch as deeply as you can.  If you’re starting a new garden, money spent on a half day’s rototiller rental will be well worth it in...
December 30, 2014
Work in the Garden – Primary tasks this month include planning your spring garden and major pruning of dormant fruit and shade trees, vines and rose bushes.  Proper pruning will help control and redirect plant growth, as well...
November 17, 2014
This is a very common question we get asked quite a lot at the nursery.  It is a question with many answers.  Let’ start with our native soil.  It is normally full of clay and high in salts or it is very sandy and depleted of...
October 29, 2014
Planting or Transplanting – Most hardy evergreen shrubs including Azalea, Camellias, and Roses can be successfully transplanted now through February.  Leave as much of the original root ball as possible.  Water regularly...
October 12, 2014
Plumeria Frangipani  Yes, you have seen this flower before, and yes, this plant will grow...
October 7, 2014
Work in the Garden – Prepare for winter by picking up debris such as fallen fruit and leaves.  When the rains start, debris becomes a home to a host of garden pests, particularly snails and slugs.  Secure and trim any...

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