Blueberries

Blueberries demand the right climate and planting soil but take very little care if you provide suitable conditions. They are about as hardy as a peach but need a fair amount of winter chill and will not grow well in mild winter climates. Blueberries belong to the...

Blueberry Varieties

Variety Zone Fruit(season, size & flavor) MatureSize BushHabit FallColor Aurora 4-7 Late, medium, slightly tart Berkeley 5-7 Late-mid, large, mild 6-8′ Open, spreading Yellow-orange Bluecrop 4-7 Mild, large, sweet 4-6′ Upright, open Red Brigitta 5-8...

Growing Basil

Plant basil in containers or garden that has good drainage, planting up to at least 8” deep, basil requires at least 6 hours of full sun per day. Do not over fertilize, as this will cause the basil to lose its flavor. Wait until the temperatures are above 50 degrees F...

How to Grow Garlic

When to Grow Garlic is planted in the autumn, survives bitterly cold winters as an underground plant (or grows frost-hardy leaves where winters are mild to moderate), and resumes rapid growth when the weather warms in spring and bulbs in summer. In the north, plant...
Lawn Seeding

Lawn Seeding

The optimum time of year for seeding a lawn in our area is April 15 through October 15. Between these dates, the light quality and temperature combine to encourage optimum seed germination. The preparation of the site for seeding is critical and will have a long term...

Pruning Grapes

Planting Plant vines eight feet apart in rows that are eight to ten feet apart. Rows should run at right angles to the slope. In an area that normally is very windy, plant in the direction of the wind to minimize damage. Purchase one or two-year-old vines. First...

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