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Strawberry Success

Published April 25th, 2012 Everybody likes strawberries, and it’s fun to grow them. To succeed you must be patient, since strawberry plantings take a year to establish. First, you must understand the difference between June-bearing, “everbearing”, and “day neutral” strawberries, since each of these takes different care. June-bearing strawberries produce a single, large crop per …

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Dogwood Alternatives

Published March 20th, 2012 Dogwood trees are the most asked-for tree in our nursery, but they can be a challenge to grow successfully. They thrive in well-drained acid soil rich with humus, similar to the rich compost we see in established forests. Dogwood seeds sprout in the semi-shade and rich loamy soil at the edge …

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Christmas Tree Choices

Published December 7th, 2011 CHRISTMAS TREES YOU CAN PLANT  It’s hard to find a better value than a live Christmas tree. Even if you already have a fake tree, planting a real evergreen on your property each year is a terrific tradition and a lasting legacy. Quality evergreens are like compound interest; you can start …

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