4-22-11 Front Yard Nursery newsletter

By April 12, 2011

“-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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