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General care for hydrangeas

Jun 2018
Look to this hydrangea how-to for advice on soil, water, pruning and more. Learn a simple pH trick that will turn blooms from pink to blue.

By Kristin VanHoose | Article

Take steps in fall to protect roses in winter

May 2007
Fall maintenance can help protect roses from winter weather. Follow these tips to keep your rose bushes happy and healthy.

By Barbara McMullen | Article

Do I need to "tuck in" my berries for the winter?

Nov 2017
How to winter over blueberries and black raspberries? Pruning etc. Once heard to bury the blueberries, is that true?

By Brooke Edmunds | Featured Question

Late winter to early spring care will help caneberries thrive

Feb 23, 2007
How to help your caneberries thrive.

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Restore those old fruit trees

Jun 2014
You have been looking at that large, old, unkempt fruit tree in your yard for some time, wondering what to do with it. Should you save the tree, or remove it and start over? Let's look at what's involved in restoring a neglected fruit tree to health.

By Steve Renquist | Article

Greenhouse Tomato

Apr 2002
Varieties, Soilless, Culture, Planting o Environmental Control, Fertilizers, Pollination, Non-Pathogenic Disorders, Harvesting, Handling, Storage, Pests


Landscaping with Roses

May 2007
Selecting roses for landscape use may seem like an impossible task, but with a few key elements in mind, you can select a rose or a group of roses to complement your new or current landscape.

By Barbara McMullen | Article

Grape pruning basics

Nov 2012
All grapes require heavy pruning to produce fruit, but after the first three growing seasons, different types of grapes need different pruning. Wine grapes and muscadines usually need spur pruning, and American grapes, such as Concord and Thompson Seedless require cane pruning.


A Basic Guide to Pruning Hazelnut Trees

Jun 2015
Training is a term applied to trees from planting up to 4-5 years of age, and is used to encourage a strong tree structure capable of supporting heavy crops, and withstanding ice and snow loads.


Pruning Roses

May 2007
Pruning is a must-do job for spring. Your plants will thank you with beautiful blooms and vigorous health which helps ward off disease.

By Barbara McMullen | Article