March Madness...in Like a Lion...

By: dragonflyF15, 2:07 PM GMT on March 02, 2016

Your gardening tasks for March
FYI: Mother nature overrules any to-do list when it comes to gardening. This information is a basic guideline. To actually work with mother nature and pest management, s out a great book called Coincide by Dan Orton. March is a guessing game in the garden. Will it warm up soon? Will it stay warm? Will the rains start/stop? About the only thing we can count on is that March too shall pass. So go ahead and push the envelope, but...

March Madness...in Like a Lion...

By: dragonflyF15, 2:07 PM GMT on March 02, 2016

Your gardening tasks for March
FYI: Mother nature overrules any to-do list when it comes to gardening. This information is a basic guideline. To actually work with mother nature and pest management, s out a great book called Coincide by Dan Orton. March is a guessing game in the garden. Will it warm up soon? Will it stay warm? Will the rains start/stop? About the only thing we can count on is that March too shall pass. So go ahead and push the envelope, but...

November Beds

By: dragonflyF15, 9:20 PM GMT on November 02, 2015

Ornamentals:
-Continue watering evergreens until the ground freezes. Soils must not be dry when winter arrives.
-Now is the ideal time to plant trees and shrubs. Before digging the hole, prepare the site by loosening the soil well beyond the drip line of each plant. Plant trees and shrubs at the depth they grew in the nursery and not deeper. Remove all wires, ropes and non-biodegradable materials from roots before back filling. Apply a 2-3 inch mulch laye...

Autumn to do's!

By: dragonflyF15, 4:49 PM GMT on October 06, 2015

Wow! Hard to believe another month has flown by! Happy Autumn!

Ornamentals:
-Plant yearly spring bulbs among hostas, ferns, daylilies or ground covers. As these plants grow in the spring they will hide the dying bulb foliage.
-Plant tulips now.
-Container grown and B & B trees and shrubs can be planted. Loosen the soil in an area 5 times the diameter of the root ball before planting. Mulch well after watering.
-Continue watering, ...

Updated: 4:52 PM GMT on October 06, 2015

August To Do's in the Garden

By: dragonflyF15, 4:55 AM GMT on August 01, 2015

While July started off quite the wet month, it ended up being quite hot out there and we've been melting. August looks to be starting off at normal temperatures though. Hope everyone got a chance to glance at the blue moon July 31st. We were lucky, it was clear and it was beautiful! Got your to do list for zones 4-6 and hope you all are finding ways to stay cool!



Ornamentals:
-Annuals may appear leggy and worn now. These can be cu...

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