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All Seasons Blog

Winter Weed Cocktail for Lawn & Flowerbed Weeds Pre-Spring

Click here to watch owner Peter Mayeux's KADN segment on weed control in lawns and flowerbeds.  Now that we are in the middle of February, and have seen a few warmer days, we’ve all had Spring fever! What can you do to get your ...

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February 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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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 ...

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Container Gardening: Anchor Containers with Evergreens

It's time to talk containers and how you can make the focal point of your container gardens a permanent fixture. Annuals are great for container gardens, but filling with durable evergreens is just as enjoyable! Try a combination of both, and ...

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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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Planning your Flowerbed

A great tool to begin planning your Spring Flowerbeds is our Plant Finder online. Using this tool, you can be paired with plant choices we have for your conditions and requests! If you're looking for a shade lover that blooms purple, it can pair ...

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February Fruit Planting

  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, ...

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Feed the Feathered Winter Visitors

  Nyjer seed, also commonly known as thistle seed, is popular with many backyard bird species, particularly seed-eating birds and winter finches. Knowing which birds eat Nyjer can help birders choose the best birdseed and appropriate ...

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Tea, a Legendary Camellia

Click here for a YouTube video on how to harvest tea from your camellia    Click here to watch owner Peter Mayeux on KADN talking about Camellias and Tea Camellias   History tells us that people began consuming tea in China in ...

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Moving Up a Size: Repotting Houseplants

  Why do houseplants need to be repotted? The main reason is that they have become root bound and outgrown their container. Choosing the correct pot size is very important. When repotting a plant, you should only move up one pot size. A ...

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