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Growing Seedlings: Location

Posted by on Feb 7, 2012 in Fertilizer, Garden Info, Gardening Tips, Park Seed, Tips and Techniques, Uncategorized | 0 comments

Growing Seedlings Location Seedlings of different species require different conditions for best growth. In some species, the seedling prefers a temperature different from the germination temperature. Read your seed packet, and pick out ahead of time favorable places to move your seedling flat after emergence. After emerging, your seedlings should be moved...

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Bio-Dome Instructions

Posted by on Sep 16, 2011 in Garden Info, Tips and Techniques, Uncategorized | 3 comments

Bio Dome Instructions 1. Remove the Park-Start or Bio Dome Styrofoam blocks from the plastic wrap, keeping upright so that the plugs do not fall out. The plugs are ready to sow as they are.  If sponges have dried, they will have shrunk in size and will need to be re-moistened.  You can accomplish this by filling the green under tray with water and allowing...

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Deer Resistant Plants

Posted by on Sep 15, 2011 in Garden Info, Shrubs, Tips and Techniques, Trees, Shrubs, Uncategorized | 0 comments

   Deer-resistant Plants The following list includes many plants that deer do not prefer to eat. Certain plants may be sampled but not destroyed by deer. Take note that a large population of hungry deer will eat almost any plant available. PERENNIALS GROUND COVERS VINES Achillea filipendula Aconitum Anemone Amsonia Monarda Myosotis Omphalodes Oriental...

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Perennial Shade Gardens: 3 Tips For Success

Posted by on Aug 12, 2011 in Garden Info, Tips and Techniques, Trees, Shrubs, Uncategorized | 2 comments

Perennial shade gardens are really pretty easy. Just plan ahead and choose shade-loving plants that you are familiar with. The biggest mistake that people make is not properly researching their plants’ needs before they start planting. Choose your shade garden plot and plants wisely. Is your plot in full shade or part shade? Some plants have very...

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National Watermelon Day – August 3rd

Posted by on Aug 3, 2011 in Garden Info, Tips and Techniques, Uncategorized | 0 comments

The heat of August in the south is a heavy muggy soup that presses you into the shade and holds you indoors. There are few reprieves -  sweet iced tea, homemade peach ice cream, window units, and cold watermelon top the list. These things are vital to functioning existence when the newsmen are telling us that we shouldn’t even attempt to go outside....

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