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Fall Planting for Spring Blooms

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Fall Planting for Spring Blooms
Can you believe it is time to plant bulbs for spring flowers? It is exciting seeing that first flower in spring but it takes time to get there. Spring blooming bulbs start growing almost immediately after they are planted. They send down roots in the fall and continue growing throughout the winter. It is so important to get them off to a good start. Choose a spot that will get plenty of sunshine in the spring. Add organic matter and some bulb food or bone meal, at planting time. Make sure you ke...
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A Thanksgiving Meal for Your Cool-season Lawn!

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A Thanksgiving Meal  for Your Cool-season Lawn!
Mid November- it’s the time when thoughts turn to Thanksgiving dinner, visits, and even the upcoming winter. It's also a great time to think about giving a nice “meal” to your cool-season lawn as your “thanks” for turning so nice and green again. A good “meal” now and your lawn will reward you with strength and beauty in 2014. All turfgrasses should be fertilized during their most active period of growth. For warm-season grasses such as zoysia, tha...
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What Can I Plant Here?

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What Can I Plant Here?
Beginning this month we are kicking off a new series of Visual Guides. This series, called our ProblemSolver Plants, will focus on good plants for problem locations in your home garden. A new ProblemSolver Plants Visual Guide will be débuted roughly once a month. The first in the series is “ProblemSolver Plants for Dry Shade”. As you might expect, we receive many questions at our Plant Doctor desk and through our Horticulture Answer Service on what will grow in this harsh sit...
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