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Roses: How to

Roses can be a tricky plant to master and require year-long attention. With the right advice and some quick tips, you will be rewarded with great looking flowers that will be the envy of your neighborhood. Whether you are just getting started or have had roses in your garden for years, these simple tricks will have your roses thriving this year! Starting New Roses ·         Winter and the dormant season is the perfect time to select and plant new roses. Select your bushes based on desired characteristics. ·         Abundant sun will produce abundant blooms, so choose a spot with plenty of sun exposure. Open and …

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FREE Rose Garden Clinic – Jan. 23

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  Join us on Saturday, January 23rd at all locations from 11AM-12PM for our FREE Rose Clinic!  You’ll learn how to become the neighborhood expert on: New Roses: Selection:  From Hybrid Tea to Climbing Roses…find the rose that’s right for your garden Location:  Pick the best spot in your garden for roses Planting:  Make it easy for your roses to thrive Watering:  Use the Goldilocks Rule – not too much, not too little Pruning:  For shape, health and new growth Feeding:  Peak times to nourish your plants for maximum blooms Protecting:  Keep your roses healthy all season long Existing Roses: Pruning:  When, where and how …

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Now is the Time for Dormant Sprays

You may think that colder weather means you get to take a break from yardwork – but not completely! Preparing your orchards, trees and gardens for the upcoming season is important. Prevention is the best way to beat pests and disease from harming or destroying your yard. With dormant spraying, a quick application can help fight infestation before it starts. Attacking pests and bugs in their dormant state is easier and often more successful than trying to get rid of them when they are active. By coating your trees and plants with an appropriate dormant spray, you can suffocate the insects and their eggs while …

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