Gardening / 12 posts found

  • December 19, 2014

    What to do in your garden in December

    Planning • Now is a good time to buy early-flowering camellias – Sasanqua and japonica varieties as well as bare root roses, and bare root fruit trees as well. • As the temperatures begin…
  • November 5, 2014

    What do do in your garden in November

    Planting Flowers Now is still time to replace your summer annuals and replace them with cyclamen, pansies, primroses, stock, and snapdragons. They are readily available in nurseries now and do really…
  • October 6, 2014

    What to do in your garden in October

    Planning There is still time to plan your spring garden.  You can expect to see amaryllis bulbs, tulips, daffodils, paperwhites, freesias, hyacinth, and other spring blooming bulbs in your local…
  • September 5, 2014

    What to do in your garden in September

    Planning It’s time to start thinking about and ordering spring flowering bulbs, such as crocus, hyacinth, daffodils, Dutch iris, freesia, anemone, oxalis, ranunculus, watsonia, tulips, and more.…
  • August 7, 2014

    What to do in your garden in August

    Plant For late-summer to fall color you can now plant aster, chrysanthemum, coreopsis, daylily, gaillardia, gaura, Japanese anemone, lavatera, Nemesia fruticans, rudbeckia, Russian sage,…
  • July 2, 2014

    What to do in your garden in July

    Plant Blooms If you, like us, love to have color from late summer to fall, you can still plant begonias, impatiens in your shade areas, salvia, marigolds, verbena, and zinnias in part shade areas.…
  • June 9, 2014

    What to do in your garden in June

    PLANT This year, given our drought conditions, instead of planting thirsty annuals like petunias and impatients, why not plant drought resistant annuals along a border such as begonias, moss roses, euphorbia,…
  • May 11, 2014

    What to do in your garden in May

    During the month of May you can Stock Up Now is the time to purchase your herbs, lavenders, and salvias.  For variety and inspiration visit  Morningsun Herb Farm in Vacaville (707-451-9406).…
  • April 21, 2014

    What do do in your garden in April

    Planting Before planting perennials dig a hole about twice the width of the root ball and build a cone of soil in the center. Set the loosened roots atop the cone, then refill the hole. Make sure…
  • March 16, 2014

    What to do in your garden in March

    Winter is over and as the weather starts to warm, it’s time to dig, plant, prune, and of course start on pest control. In other words, get busy outdoors! Here is a list of items to focus on…
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