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Bow Rake in Field
August 16, 2022

All About Bow Rakes

Not all rakes are created equal. If you have a garden or a backyard, odds are good that you have a leaf rake. This is important and useful for picking up leaves and other yard debris. But a lot of jobs that say they require a rake have something completely different in mind. One such […]
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Using Rooting Hormone
June 3, 2022

How to Use Rooting Hormone

Using a rooting hormone to propagate plant cuttings increases the success rate. Taking a cutting from a plant and growing it produces a new plant identical to the parent plant. This is a reliable and inexpensive way to propagate your favorite plants and the best way to grow new difficult-to-propagate plants. Stem cuttings are the […]
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Fence with Climbing Roses
June 17, 2022

Train and Prune Climbing Roses

Climbing roses can make a big impact in the garden. These aggressive growers will add interest to sunny, vertical structures and are capable of growing many feet per season, even in poor soil. Climbers can transform any bare wall or fence into a tapestry of blooms, but only if you train and prune them correctly. […]
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At Last Rose Bush
August 6, 2022

At Last® Rose Bush

Finally – a fragrant, disease-resistant rose! At Last® combines all the romance of a fragrant, fully-petaled tea rose with the no-nonsense practicality of a disease-resistant landscape rose. No spraying is required to enjoy a non-stop display of large, sweetly perfumed sunset-orange blossoms from late spring through frost. Handsome, glossy foliage and a vigorous, rounded habit makes […]
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June 30, 2023

How to Prune Roses

If your rose bush flowers have died or are fading, it’s time to get your pruners out! Pruning your roses will help keep your plant looking tidy, while encouraging new blooms throughout the season. Not sure where to start? Follow these simple tips from Randy Padgett, Poughkeepsie Nursery Manager.  
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Azurri Satin Rose of Sharon
June 10, 2022

Caring for Rose of Sharon

Rose of Sharon is a hibiscus species featuring numerous showy blooms in the summer and fall. The five-petal flowers come in an array of colors (including bicolors) and can stretch around 3 inches across. They have a prominent stamen and often a contrasting color in the center of the petals. The shrub overall has an upright […]
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At Last Rose Bush - new
May 5, 2022

Springtime Rose Care

The precise method for bringing your rose bushes out of hibernation in spring and preparing them for the growing season will vary somewhat depending on your region and on the type of roses you own. For gardeners in frost-free zones, roses might be entirely evergreen, and unwinterizing is a simple matter of moderate pruning and […]
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Miniature Rose Bushes
June 3, 2022

Caring for Miniature Roses

Miniature roses are true roses that have been selectively bred to stay small in size. Most miniature roses have smaller flowers than standard rose bushes, but they come in the same variety of types and colors as their larger counterparts. Despite their petite size, miniature roses are extremely hardy. In fact, because they are propagated […]
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Pots with rosemary on table
May 6, 2022

Rosemary: Info & Care

How to Grow Rosemary Transplant into the garden after danger of frost or in a container in full sun (6-8 hours of full sunlight). Good drainage and air circulation are important. Fertilize at the time of planting and occasionally during the growing season. Water: Thoroughly water rosemary plants when the soil is dry to the touch […]
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