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  • Hopefully you’ve been regularly dead heading and feeding your containers a liquid fertilizer every two weeks. But, by mid-summer even well cared for containers can look a little tired, especially if they have experienced heat or drought. Flowering annuals such as petunias or million bells can be cut back by half. In two weeks they will […]

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  • Pruning with an Undercut

    April 07, 2014
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    Pruning small tree and shrub branches is easy with just one cut of hand pruners. But pruning thick branches is a bit more complicated to do properly and requires several steps, including making an undercut. Pruning, as necessary as it is, leaves tree wounds that can become easy entry ways for diseases or pests to […]

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  • Indoor Garden Pests

    January 10, 2014
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    Early detection is key in controlling the pests commonly found on your house plants.  This means inspecting your plants often to eradicate a pest before it gets out of control.  Heavy infestations may require highly involved treatments, or the threshold may become too extreme with no possible treatment solution if ignored for too long.  A […]

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  • Forcing Bulbs

    January 08, 2014
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    If winter is that season that seems to drag on for you, try forcing bulbs to bring in the smells and colors of spring right inside your home. This is a fun project to experiment with if you have the time and space. All spring bulbs require a chilling period before they’ll bloom.  This includes […]

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  • Late September Check List

    September 18, 2013
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    Harvest green tomatoes before a killing frost. Ripen green tomatoes in a warm place away from direct sunlight. Purchase spring-flowering bulbs while supplies are in-stock. Dig and bring in gladioli. Note where fall color would add to the landscape. Harvest Brussels sprouts, carrots, and parsnips after they have been exposed to frost. Continue to weed. Share your harvest with […]

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