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Kids in the Garden

Do you remember playing outside in the summer, digging in the dirt, making mud pies, trying to catch bugs? Children and the outdoors just go together, it’s a natural affinity. Harness that energy and curiosity by involving them in your… Read More about Kids in the Garden »
Posted by gainans on June 10, 2016 | Last Updated: June 12, 2019 Gardening

Perennials

Perennials are herbaceous plants that die to the ground each fall and come up again each spring. Most perennials are valued in the landscape for their colorful blossoms. Some make excellent cut flowers as well, while others are… Read More about Perennials »
Posted by gainans on April 18, 2009 | Last Updated: June 13, 2019 Gardening Today

Juneberries

The Juneberry or saskatoon is a native fruit-bearing shrub of the Northern Great Plains with its range extending northward through the Canadian prairie provinces into the southern Yukon and Northwest Territories. This extremely adaptable plant will grow under… Read More about Juneberries »
Posted by gainans on April 18, 2009 | Last Updated: June 13, 2019 Gardening Today

House Plant Pests

Insects and Related Pests of House Plants Aphids Minute, soft-bodied insects (1/8″), easily recognized by their pearlike body shape. Most species are green; however, some are brown, reddish or black. Adults may be winged or wingless. They… Read More about House Plant Pests »
Posted by gainans on April 18, 2009 | Last Updated: June 13, 2019 Gardening Today

Dormant Spraying

Dormant spraying is one of the easiest, most effective of all the spraying you will do in a growing season. Dormant disease control spray is lime sulphur. Lime sulphur helps to prevent diseases from occurring during the growing… Read More about Dormant Spraying »
Posted by gainans on April 18, 2009 | Last Updated: June 13, 2019 Gardening Today

Clematis

Clematis is the perfect plant to beautify chain link or other fences thereby providing a soft, natural backdrop for your other plants in the flowering border. Use clematis to frame porches or have it cascade over stones in… Read More about Clematis »
Posted by gainans on April 18, 2009 | Last Updated: June 13, 2019 Gardening Today

Asparagus

Asparagus grows well at elevations up to 5,500 feet in Montana. It requires very moist soil and needs a fairly sunny area and does better in full sun. It takes at least three years to establish a good… Read More about Asparagus »
Posted by gainans on April 18, 2009 | Last Updated: June 13, 2019 Gardening Today

Planting a Tree

Planting a tree has many intricate steps. You will want to follow these. 1. Dig a planting hole for your tree that is as deep as the root ball but three times wider. You may want to place… Read More about Planting a Tree »
Posted by gainans on April 18, 2009 | Last Updated: June 13, 2019 Gardening Today

Roses

The rose has been referred to as the ‘queen of flowers’ for over 2,500 years, since long before they reached their present point of refinement. Today’s roses have inherited more from their revered ancestors than the concrete characteristics… Read More about Roses »
Posted by gainans on April 18, 2009 | Last Updated: June 13, 2019 Gardening Today

Pruning Techniques

Where To Make Your Cuts When you approach a plant with shears in hand and pruning on your mind, either to cut flowers, improve a plant’s shape or whatever, remember this: Always cut to something. You can… Read More about Pruning Techniques »
Posted by gainans on April 18, 2009 | Last Updated: June 13, 2019 Gardening Today

Tomatoes

Tomatoes are probably the most popular vegetable grown by the home gardener. Success in growing good tomato transplants from seed depends on how well these basic requirements are met: 1. Disease-free soil-Use any mixture of either soil or… Read More about Tomatoes »
Posted by gainans on April 18, 2009 | Last Updated: June 12, 2019 Gardening Today

Fire Blight

Fire blight is a common bacterial disease affecting apples, pears and over 75 other host plants, mostly in a section of the Rose family. Apples, pears, cotoneaster and mountain ash are affected most severely. The blight damages susceptible… Read More about Fire Blight »
Posted by gainans on April 18, 2009 | Last Updated: June 13, 2019 Gardening Today

Composting

Compositing: With limits being placed on dumping leaves and grass, composting has become the logical alternative for disposing yard waste. Requirements for Proper Decomposition Aeration: A loose, well mixed pile of compost will reach high internal… Read More about Composting »
Posted by gainans on April 18, 2009 | Last Updated: June 12, 2019 Gardening Today

Annuals

Annuals: Nothing will add as much color to the landscape as annual flowers. Annuals come in virtually every color and in heights ranging from 2 inches to 6 feet. There are varieties of annuals that will grow and… Read More about Annuals »
Posted by gainans on April 18, 2009 | Last Updated: June 12, 2019 Gardening Today