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Check Your Irrigation Systems

Check Your Irrigation Systems

Now is a good time to look over stored irrigation equipment and order replacement parts. Make sure you have a plan for irrigating new plantings this year and order additional parts if needed. All new plantings need at least some ...

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Fertilizing Your Container Plants

Fertilizing Your Container Plants

Select a fertilizer that is appropriate for the plant you are growing to get optimal performance in the container. Use citrus fertilizer for citrus plants, and blueberry/rhododendron fertilizer for vacciniums (blueberry, huckleberry, lingonberry and cranberry). For Bananas, encourage lots of ...

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Mason Bees Emerge in the Month of March!

Mason Bees Emerge in the Month of March!

As temperatures warm in the spring the mason bees start emerging from their over-wintering cocoons. The males emerge first, followed by the females after a few days. Make sure — if you haven’t already done so — that there are ...

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Planting and Growing Raspberries

Planting and Growing Raspberries

Raspberries are typically grown in a two foot wide row. Prepare the soil for planting by first clearing weeds in a 3-4’ wide strip the length you are planning to plant. Put a 3-4” thick layer of composted manure (cow, ...

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