Wednesday, July 23, 2014
PLACERVILLE, CALIFORNIA
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4-22-11 Front Yard Nursery newsletter

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April 12, 2011 |

PUT ON THOSE WORK GLOVES:
“-Plant warm season vegetable seeds or starts.
-Prune spring blooming shrubs immediately after bloom.
-Check roses for aphids and hose off plants if you find any. Feed roses with systemic fertilizer if needed.
-Start a new lawn from seed or sod. Stop by for a free planting guide.
-Thin fruit set on fruit trees (leave 6″ between the ones you want to ripen). Prune for size control as needed.
-Mow lawns, removing less than 1/3rd the height. See us for a lawn care handout.
-Plant summer annual flowers and perennials.
-Fertilize container plants with time-release fertilizer.
-Thin over-abundant seedlings in vegetable beds.
-Check and repair irrigation systems.
-MAY 8th Mothers Day – Get your mom a spring blooming plant that she can enjoy year after year, or a gift card.
-NURSERY OPEN HOUSE May 14 (Sat) 11 a.m. – 2 p.m. Come meet our vendors, get free samples, ask questions, have lemonade, popcorn, hotdogs, and more!
-SEMINAR: Our famous “Drip Irrigation Made Simple.” May 14 & 16, June 11 & 13 (Sat. & Mon.), 9 a.m. – 11 a.m. – Learn to save water and time – in your landscape and garden!”

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Bob Billingsley

Bob Billingsley writes Heard Over the Back Fence three times a week, keeping his pen on the pulse of the community. He also writes a biweekly column called Billingsley's Bullets, in which he uses “sideways” thinking to make your day a little easier to handle.
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News

 
Heard over the back fence: Attorney to warn about scams

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Six file for Dist. 2

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District 2 candidates forum Aug. 14

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EID ditch customers get relief

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Veterans receive wildland fire training

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Market data open for local biz

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Volunteers clean up national forest

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Opinion

My turn: Special interests at EID

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Russian metastasis

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The Democratic-Chronicles: Not invented here

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Letters

Small Farm compromise

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EID and Dale Coco

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DA hogging Main St. parking

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CAO and staff hiring friends

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Altshuler’s hypocrisy

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Sports

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Prospecting

At a glance: Comets to meteors

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Tractor Supply Store recognized

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Amador Fair honors cowboys

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Arbor Day book helps to identify trees

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Lee’s Feed appreciates customers

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My Time meeting in August

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Builders’ Exchange honors scholars

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En garde at Silver Screen Classic

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Essentials

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Crime Log: July 8-10

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Obituaries

Walter Vali

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Real Estate

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Comics

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