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Flowers have critical temperature requirements, too


Last week I discussed temperature requirements for different vegetable crops. Flowers are not all the same either. Some hardy annuals like pansies are usually planted in the fall around here. They tolerate cold soils and temperatures below freezing. Snapdragons aren’t … Continue reading

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We must be careful when fertilizing lawns and shrubbery


It seems I constantly get asked these two questions. “When should I fertilize my yard and how much do I need to use?” There’s no cookie cutter response to that one. In general, fertilizer should only be applied during or … Continue reading

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