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February 2016

February  Tips Even though it may still be cold, damp and miserable outdoors, an occasional dose of sunshine could certainly put the gardening bug into you. With a little luck, Mother Nature will send a few blossoms your way this month. We are now at a time when we can no longer put off those […]

Monthly Check List

Zone 7 Monthly Gardening To Do List January Sow seeds of warm-season annuals Set out summer-flowering bulbs Plant fall-blooming bulbs Plant balled-and-burlapped, container, and bare-root fruit trees Apply dormant spray to fruit trees before buds swell Spray apples, peaches, and pears that have been affected with canker problems Plant bare-root perennial vegetables Plant seedlings of […]

January 2016

January Tips We had a few warm days recently, and some of my bulbs got the foolish idea that spring was near. Probably not a good idea since more icy weather is almost sure to come. Add a little compost and a thick layer of mulch to protect the tender new growth. This is an excellent […]