Gardening Tips

16 Mar Pruning 101

Here at The Farm we receive a lot of questions about pruning: When should I do it?  Can I prune in the spring or should I wait until the fall? Do I have to prune? Will I prune off the flower buds? There aren't really any concrete...

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17 Sep Agastache VIDEO

VIDEO Agastache or “Hyssop” Jon tells us a little bit about this great flower! INFO: - Full sun - Long flowering - Attracts butterflies - Deer resistant - Native to area - Drought tolerant Varieties Described: - Blue Fortune - Kudos Silver Blue - Kudos Ambrosia - Tango - Purple Haze...

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06 Sep Rudbeckia VIDEO

VIDEO Rudbeckia or "Blackeyed Susan" Jon tells us a little bit about this great flower! INFO: - Full sun - Long flowering - Attracts butterflies - Spreading - Native to area - Drought tolerant - Great for naturalizing - Make nice cut flowers Varieties Described: - Hirta - Indian Summer - Goldsturm - Viette's Little Suzy - Little Goldstar - Herbstonne ...

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26 Jun Cicadas 2013

Do your trees look like this? The culprit is cicadas! If you see that the ends of your tree branches are turning brown and dying, and you also notice scratch marks on the affected branches, you can be certain that the cause is egg laying cicadas. Here is...

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23 May Impatiens & Downy Mildew

Impatiens across the nation are under attack from a disease called "Downy Mildew" whose spores are spread by the wind and through contaminated soil. Symptoms of the pathogen include:scraggly looking plants, pale and yellowing leaves, white powder on underside of leaves, all of which lead to...

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30 Mar 2013 Perennial Plant of the Year

Polygonatum odoratum ‘Variegatum’ Common Names Variegated Solomon’s Seal Striped Solomon’s Seal Fragrant Solomon’s Seal Variegated Fragrant Solomon’s Seal Polygonatum odoratum ‘Variegatum’ is the Perennial Plant Association’s 2013 Perennial Plant of the Year™. Polygonatum odoratum, pronounced po-lig-o-nay’tum o-do-ray’tum vair-e-ah-gay’tum, carries the common names of variegated Solomon’s Seal, striped Solomon’s Seal, fragrant Solomon’s Seal and variegated fragrant...

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