When I sat down to write the June Newsletter this year we were in the midst of a significant dry spell; we were worried about how tender plants might endure the hot, dry summer ahead. Well, before that Newsletter was even delivered, the rains came. And they’ve kept coming all summer. Now we’re well ahead […]
Fall is for Planting…Perennials, Shrubs, Mums, Ornamental Cabbage & Kale, plus other Fall Yard Preparations.
Dormant Feeding of Trees, Shrubs, Perennials, Ground Covers, and Bulbs – Dormant feeding can be done once the majority of leaves have fallen from deciduous trees and shrubs. This occurs anywhere from mid to late October when the growing season is over for all the plants in the landscape except the lawn. Trees, shrubs and
Too Early for DORMANT Feeding of Trees, Shrubs, Perennials – September is still part of the growing season for most plants in our landscape. While they are still in their active growth stage, feeding may stimulate new growth, which will not harden off before winter. Generally, winter dormancy begins in the landscape when the larger