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All Seasons Blog

April Gardening To Do List

  -Prune azaleas, camellias, gardenias, quince, spirea, viburnum, wisteria, dogwood, hydrangeas, mock orange and redbuds immediately after they are finished blooming to encourage flowering for next year.    -Do not prune ...

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Planting Vegetables: Simple Way to Start

Planting vegetables is a satisfying way to enjoy the benefits of homegrown gardening, wholesome flavor, health benefits, and lots of Vitamin D! If you’ve been mentally stuck in the mud and afraid to get going, here’s the best part- ...

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Soil Secrets

One of the top questions we get asked by customers is what soil we recommend for planting in the ground or in a container.  We carry many options of soils, and agree that it can be overwhelming.  Here are our recommendations: Planting in ...

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Spring for Citrus

Now in Spring is the best time to plant a citrus tree. Why? When newly planted trees are planted now, they have the best chance of establishing in time for summer. When planted in fall, unestablished plants may not fare well through winter. The ...

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Blueberries Cure the Blues

We have a large selection of different types of Rabbiteye blueberries, which are the varieties that do well in our climate. We suggest planting 2-3 different varieties to promote cross pollination and higher fruit yields. Blueberries thrive in ...

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Organic Gardening Tips

In today’s society organic gardening is more popular than ever as gardeners attempt to avoid artificial fertilizers and the sometimes-harmful chemicals in pest control. People are more conscious about what they eat, and want the freshest and ...

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Top 5 Tomatoes

Tomatoes add flavor and freshness to our salads, sandwiches and savory dishes. They taste even better when you grow them yourself! Whether you are interested in growing them in a container, a raised garden bed, in ground, there is the variety for you ...

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Benefits of Mulch

  Mulch helps plants and keeps soil healthy. All plants greatly benefit from mulching.  The application or re-application of mulch is important to provide your garden once per year. Cedar or cypress bark is recommended due to its ...

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Can Do! Preserving Keeps the Garden Goodness Going

With the right preserving techniques, you can enjoy garden-fresh fruits and vegetables all year long. If you find yourself with a larger yield of fruits and vegetables than you can consume –– or poor weather threatens and you need to ...

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Will it Compost?

So you’ve decided to start composting. On behalf of your garden: Thank you! There are many elements to beginning a compost, and we will be happy to help you along the new route! The most important education to know when investing in the ...

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