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Winter Pruning

Winter Pruning Spring is fast approaching. Now that the threat of extreme cold is behind us, it’s time to get out the pruners. What we prune this time of year is determined by the plants flowering and fruiting cycle. Fruit trees, blueberries and summer blooming plants (i.e., hydrangea paniculata, butterfly bush, rose-of-sharon, spiraea japonica, and […]

December FAQs

Bulbs: Q– I forgot to plant my spring-flowering bulbs. Are they any good now? A– Plant them in good soil in large pots. Place in an unheated, protected area like an unheated basement, woodshed, cold frame, or garage. Water them once, then keep them from drying out during the winter, but don’t keep them soggy-wet. […]