Month: October 2012

Grow Bulbs in Pots

With proper conditions it is rather easy to plant and grow bulbs in pots for winter bloom. Bulbs are still available in stores. Some at bargain prices. The easiest bulbs to […]

Fertilize your brown lawn

Lawns which turned brown without irrigation during the summer are starting to green up with the fall rains. This is the time when new roots and shoots are developing. Fertilizing […]

Pick up leaves with your lawn mower

If there are a lot of big trees around your lawn, you know that it is difficult to keep the leaves picked up this time of year. As soon as […]

Fall is a good time to prune

Fall is a good time to prune most trees and shrubs. However, there are a few that should wait until spring. Spring flowering shrubs like lilac, spiraea and forsythia already […]

Control Perennial and Winter Weeds

It is tempting to forget about weeding this time of year, but perennial weeds will continue to grow for another month or two before going dormant for the winter. We […]

Storing vegetables

Do you have a lot of potatoes, carrots, winter squash and other vegetables which you would like to store for winter use? Most root vegetables including potatoes, carrots, parsnips, beets, onions […]

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