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Protect Your Equipment with Ethanol Blocking Mixes and Ethanol Free Fuels

When it comes to your gas-powered equipment, it’s important to take steps to protect and care for them. Even the type of gas can make a difference in equipment performance. Using the proper gas with the appropriate amount of ethanol will help your tools last longer and work better. Most equipment needs gasoline with less than 10% ethanol. Higher levels of ethanol (E-15, E-20, or E-85) will cause damage to your equipment, such as loss of power, overheating, vapor lock, and premature deterioration of parts. Ideally, you should find fuel with no ethanol, but that can be increasingly hard to find. Using fresh gas is …

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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


  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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