Sunday, 09 June 2013 14:19

DEER RESISTANT PLANT LIST

We don't really believe there is anything that is "truly" deer resistant! We have heard all the stories

Thursday, 25 April 2013 18:07

Pruning Clematis

This week we were asked, “When should I prune my clematis?”  Answer, it depends, mostly on what type of clematis you have.  

Thursday, 25 April 2013 18:06

Dormant Oil and Lime Sulphur

Dormant Oil is used to kill insects and their eggs by coating tem with the oil so that they smother.  Lime sulphur is a fungicide spray composed of inorganic sulphur and lime.

Thursday, 25 April 2013 18:05

10 Things to Do in Your Garden This Spring

Wash used pots and planters to prevent disease problems later in the season.  Use 1 cup of Javex to 9 cups of water.  Scrub with a good brush.

Thursday, 25 April 2013 18:04

Growing Seeds Successfully

Use a good quality potting soil and fill peat pots or shallow containers. Apply NO-Damp fungicide on the soil before sowing in order to prevent the seedlings from damping off—suddenly the plants flop over and die off. 

Thursday, 25 April 2013 18:04

Roses

Our roses are blooming now.  Whether you’re an old hand or an apprehensive beginner who’s excited about the possibility of raising roses, we have to be honest—there’s no such thing as maintenance free roses.  Newer varieties are close to being carefree and definitely qualify as low effort. 

Thursday, 25 April 2013 18:03

Watering Tips

During periods of extreme heat and wind folks are concerned about watering their newly planted trees, shrubs and perennials. Watering depends on weather conditions, the type of tree, shrub or plant.

Thursday, 25 April 2013 18:02

Bug Watch

Sooner than you think, gardens will be in full bloom and gardeners should be on the BUG WATCH.  These tiny pests can wreak havoc on your tenderly cared for plantings. 

Thursday, 25 April 2013 18:01

Berries

Here are a few tips on planting strawberries, blueberries, and raspberries.

Thursday, 25 April 2013 18:01

Potatoes

To local gardeners it may seem humble, but the potato is big business in our region. 

Thursday, 25 April 2013 18:00

Tomatoes

We love our tomatoes!  Here are the latest varieties.

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