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Fruit Trees

Fruit trees are best planted in early spring so that they develop a good root to shoot ratio prior to hot weatherMany in the trade try to get their fruit trees stocked by mid- February so they do not break bud if coming from a nursery in a different zone

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Willows

 The typical Pussy willow will grow to 15-20 feet tall and wide.  There are 4 varieties of willows grouped into the pussy willow category and they all produce catkins in early spring.

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Hellebores

Hellebores are winter hardy evergreen shade perennials that bloom late winter in colors ranging from pure white to pastel green to deep purple.  

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Terrariums

Terrariums are indoor container gardens that require little care once established. They are a self- sustaining ecosystem of slow growing tropical or house plants and are best constructed in a glass container with an opening to allow air circulation.

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The Health Benefits of Houseplants

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House Plants

Many people not only enjoy plants outside but include them in their indoor décor. Plants remove toxins in our air such as formaldehyde, benzine, xylene and ammonia.

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Bulbs

Fall is the only time you should plant spring bulbs as they must be cold vernalized in order to produce a flower.  Bulbs like the soil temperature to be between 40-50 degrees when planted.

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It's Bulb Season!

One of the favorite times of the year for amateur and master gardeners alike is fall bulb season! Bulbs are a great way to bring low maintenance, lasting color to your flowerbeds. 

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Humic Acid for Soil and Plant Health

Humic acid (H/A) is one of the most important components of organic matter. It is an organic bio-stimulant that contains three very important components:

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Fall Armyworm Alert - Protect Your Lawn!

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Watering Tips for Summer Drought

According to the drought report published in June 2021 by NOAA, many areas of the Mid-Atlantic are having above normal temperatures and below normal rainfall.  The soil across the region is becoming very dry after a wet winter and spring. 

If you want to maintain the health of your plants you should consider watering prior to stressing the plant by allowing it to wilt and throw leaves. 

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Rudbeckia

There are over 25 species of either annual, biennial, or perennial Rudbeckia or commonly called Black or Brown Eyed Susans available. The number of cultivars or varieties surpasses 50.

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