Garden Advice

We found some delightful surprises nestled in the snow. Snow drops and irises were expected, but a lovely Lenten Rose and Witch Hazel were a glorious surprise....
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Daffodils are a welcome sight after a long winter.  Harbingers of spring, they brighten gardens with their vibrant colors of white, yellow and green. Daffodils, also know as narcissus, consist of two major parts to its flower. The ring of 6 flattish petals or tepals adjacent to the stalk is collectively called the perianth. Attached to it, projecting forward around...
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When your new trees and shrubs arrive home make sure you put them in a shady spot if you are not going to plant them in the ground right away. Continue to water them in their containers the same  way the nursery watered them and with the same amount of water. If you do not know how much your trees...
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Pruning involves the selective removal of specific parts of a plant for the benefit of the whole plant. Pruning can dwarf a plant, make it grow taller, open the canopy or make it denser. Pruning should be viewed as routine maintenance of the tree rather than a remedial correction of long neglected problems. (Info taken from Cornell University Coop Extension)...
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