Cindy Stockett - Horticulture
"Garden chores for April"
Things to Do...
Weeding - stay on it!
Dig and Divide (donate some to the Plant Sale!)
Plant trees & shrubs (don't forget to keep well watered over summer)
Plant summer blubs
get ready for dahlias
set out cool season vegetables
bait for slugs - use cheap beer to create traps
Presented April 11, 2022 by Nancy Kappelman
Garden Chores for March
Plant bare root roses and trees
Cut back deciduous grasses
(use gloves to pull out dead stems)
Leaf clean-up - save for leaf mold!
Prune trees and shrubs
Dig/divide snow drops
Prune group 3 clematis*
Plant sweet peas and hardy cold vegetables
*If it blooms before June -
"Garden Soil Choices"
Presented March 14, 2022
Stop using non-renewable peat moss!
Say yes to using COIR! (natural coconut fiber)
Crape Myrtle Lagerstroemia
"Small Trees for the Pacific Northwest"
Presented February 14, 2022
Garden Chores for February:
Weed! and apply compost
Divide your hostas - pot up for plant sale!
Prune your roses, apply compost
(use BloomDriver in June)
Prune your Clematis, but remember-
"if it blooms before June, don't prune!"
Use Jacks Classic Blossom Booster to fertilize
Fringe tree -Chiananthus virginicus
Flowering Dogwood - Cherokee Sunset
Cindy helps define the real meaning of some catalogue gardening terms:
"robust grower" - probably a garden bully
"A favorite of birds" - avoid planting near cars, sidewalks, or clotheslines!
It's time to order from your Catalogues!
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presented on 10/11/2021
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