Handling Bare Root
The arrival of warmer temperatures and melting snow brings the desire to rush outside and get plant-ing! Early spring is the best time to find bare root trees - both fruit trees and shade trees. So what does bare root mean?
Asparagus is a perennial vegetable that is best suited for cooler areas. It is grown for the spears or thestems. A well tended planting yields 8-10 lbs. per 100 sq.ft. or 24 lbs. per 100 ft. row.
The large bell-shaped or lily-like flowers of the amaryllis make excellent potted plants. A 26-30 cm. circumference Amaryllis bulb will usually produce 1-2 flower stems with 3-4 flowers per stem. A 34 cm.
Watering affects the success of your roses more than any other thing. Roses need 1 to 2inches of water each week, preferably all at one time. Hot, dry weather (as well as a very poroussoil) will make it necessary to water more frequently.
There are three main types of raspberries; red, black, and purple. Yellow raspberries are a variation of the red raspberry. Red raspberries are most commonly grown in Utah.
Mycorrhizal fungi have occurred naturally in the soil for 400 million years. They form a close symbioticrelationship with plant roots. They are called mycorrhizae (from the Greek "mukés", meaning fungus, and"rhiza," meaning roots).
Growing A Garden Just Makes Sense
Tips on storing, saving and growing your own seeds. How to prepare your garden for planting.
Prunning Fruit Trees
It’s never to early to start thinking about pruning, especially fruit trees. Mature, fruit yielding trees requireregular pruning to stay healthy, to maintain their size and shape, and to open their branches to sunlight.
Drought Tolerant Plants
A list of drought tolerant plants.
Xeriscape is a systematic concept for saving water in landscaped areas. The word Xeriscape is often misspelled or mispronounced. Because the word is unusual, misconceptions may be attached to the concept.
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