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  • Drapes of Grapes

    October 08, 2012
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    Drapes of Grapes by TBG Horticulturist Joshua Fietz ______________________________________________  “From dewy lanes at morning, the grapes’ sweet odors rise” – Helen Hunt Jackson ______________________________________________ Grapes have been utilized for their multiple purposes in the garden for ages.  However, the very sight of wild grapes can cause dramatic differences in response, from a joyful sweet and […]

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  • Fall is a great time for planting! Planting at the proper depth is more important than you may think. When a problem occurs in the garden, most people assume that the issue is connected to pests or disease, since these are common problems we have all dealt with. But actually, an even more common problem that people do not often consider, is completely preventable planting at the improper soil depth.

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  • Have you ever wondered what the three numbers on the bag, box, or jug fertilizer you use on your plants or lawn mean? Well here is a brief overview on understanding what these numbers represent.

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  • In order to have healthy plants, you need to be willing to take care of them. The same goes for roses. They need a significant amount of nutrients each year and require the correct nutrient level, to encourage growth and blooms.

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  • What is English Ivy? English Ivy (scientific name: Hedera helix) is a non-native, woody vine that has been a very traditional plant to use in gardens as ground covers or climbing vines. Although it has been used for decades, English Ivy is finally becoming less used as people realize the plant is becoming a very […]

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