Archive for March 2016

Cutting Remarks

What’s In The Garden… After the long winter, your trees, shrubs, and roses probably need some pruning. The experts at Rohsler’s recommend taking this time to tend ornamental grasses (before any new growth appears) and fruit trees. When done correctly, pruning fruit trees now will yield an abundance of larger fruit later in the season.…

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Spring Into Action!

What’s In The Garden Spring is finally here. While this much-awaited season arrived with a coating of snow, it’s quite clear that local gardeners are raring to go. Easter is early this year: Sunday, March 27. Bring that first breath of spring indoors with Easter plants, cut flowers, centerpieces, and floral arrangements from Rohsler’s. The…

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Happy Saint Pea-Tricks Day!

What’s In The Garden You read that right! In addition to being a celebration of Irish heritage, Saint Patrick’s Day (March 17) is also the traditional date to start growing Pea seeds outdoors. Certain vegetable prefer cooler temperatures and can tolerate frost, so gardeners can sow those seeds directly in the garden bed in early…

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Back to the Garden: Early Spring Projects to Start Today

What’s in the Garden The recent summer-like temperatures left dedicated — and even accidental – gardeners longing to shove a trowel into the garden bed. Since frost is still a real possibility in our area right into May, hardy, cold-tolerant flowers and edibles are looking like an excellent idea. Just the sight of pansies and…

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