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All Seasons Blog

February Gardening To Do List

The month of February has the theme of ROSES! Now is a great time to plant bare root or container roses in our region. Early planting of these bushes allows them to become established in their new locations before they begin to bloom. This increases...

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Winter Weed Cocktail

We all love a good mixed cocktail- even your lawn! This is our “winter weed cocktail mix” to help control the winter weeds and prevent the pesky spring & summer weeds from popping up. Ingredients: -1 ounce of Fertilome Weed Free...

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Timely Tips for Spring

Perennials - Cut remaining stems and leaves from last season including ornamental grasses, do this before new growth begins. Divide perennials like Hosta and ornamental grasses every three to five years to promote healthy plants and share with friends...

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Real Roses for Valentine's Day, and the Products to go Hand in Hand

When the calendar page turns to February, we all think of Roses! Roses say “love” with their beauty and fragrance. Planting roses now ensures vigorous blooms for Valentine’s Day and beyond. Whether you enjoy the soft, quintessential...

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Seed Step by Step

Follow these steps to seed starting success! Don’t forget to come visit us! Also check out our blog here for "Pre-Spring Family Activity: Growing Seeds!"  Step 1: Choose Your Seeds Take your time and choose the best varieties...

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Feed the Birds this February

Birds rely heavily on feeders when their natural food source is scarce. Help a bird out by keeping your feeder full.  Is it good to feed the birds? While it is not necessary to feed birds, it is helpful at times when natural resources have been...

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Labor of Love: Time to Prune Roses

Repeat flowering roses should be pruned anytime from late January through mid-February. We call it a "Labor of Love" as an easy way to remember to prune roses around Labor Day and Valentine's Day.  We are in the realm of...

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Pre-Spring Family Activity: Growing Seeds

Starting seeds indoors is a wonderful way to teach your children about gardening while also providing them with a fun diversion from the cold winter weather. This simple activity can be completed with just a few supplies, and will give children a...

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Using Texture in the Landscape

Do you ever look at the shrubs around your house and feel bored?  Do you feel like everything looks the same?  The same green color.  The same leaf shape?  No different, exciting textures or colors to look at.  Well, if that...

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February is Time to Plant Fruit Trees

February is a great time to plant hardy fruit trees, bushes or vines in your landscape. Careful attention needs to be paid to selection, planting, growing conditions and necessary care. As a rule, plants grown for fruit require full sun, excellent...

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