Year: 2015

Category: To Do Lists

December To Do List December – What to do in the garden this month It’s December, but your yard work isn’t done! Here’s a list of what you need to do to ensure your garden overwinters well. Around the Garden Blooming now Witch hazel (Hamamelis) and the pale-green blossoms of Corsican hellebores. “Beauty Berry” (Callicarpa)…

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November To Do List Winterizing Marginal Plants For West Coast Winters Though our winters  are quite mild on the coast, we do get the occasional cold spell and dip in  temperatures that the more exotic non-native plants are loathe to suffer  through. Our soggy climate is another challenge we, as owners of temperate  specimens, have…

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October To Do List Gardening in October: What to Do! Protecting Palms – Article Available Here Whew!! We are all done in the garden, yes?  Unfortunately not, as there are still tasks ahead, even after the first frosts  arrive. Bundle yourself up and head outside for a few last minute chores (I  mean fun, character-building…

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July To Do List * Weed vegetable garden regularly. * Water containers every day in hot weather, especially small ones and hanging baskets. * Perk up annuals with a water-soluble fertilizer. * Deadhead annuals and perennials to keep blooms coming. * To keep grass from going dormant, water deeply but infrequently. One inch a week…

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