General Garden Info

Successful Gardening

Can’t miss information for successful gardening. Ornamentals Proper soil preparation is important to ensure successful transplanting. Begin preparing the area for planting by clearing weeds and loosening the soil. If the soil is hard to work, it may need to be moistened first and then allowed to drain. (Do not work wet soil!) Dig a hole 2 to 3 times larger than the root ball. Gently loosen the roots before planting, if necessary. Score the sides of the hole with a spade or fork and lightly amend the planting hole…

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General Garden Info

Perennial Gardening in Containers

Perennial Gardening in Containers 1. Container garden considerations: From patios and balconies to staircases and porches, container gardens can add color and interest to any area around your home. And you don’t even need a garden. There is a lot to consider in planting and maintaining container gardens. There should be enough informatio n here to make your first attempt a success. We are going to concentrate on perennials. Although annuals make excellent long-flowering container specimens, perennials have one advantage; although they may cost more, they can be placed out…

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Monthly Thing To Do

Things to do in January

Things to do in January Time to start geraniums, petunias and impatiens indoors from seed. Dormant spraying can be done when temperature is above 40°F. It should be done before new growth shows. Begin bringing in bulbs that were potted last fall such as tulips, hyacinths and narcissi. Start them in a 60°-65°F temperature. Make sure roots are well developed. Pruning deciduous shrubs, fruit trees, flowering shrubs, and grapes is timely. Leave roses until later in spring. Please follow and like us:

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