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Caring For Christmas Cactus

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Christmas Cacti are easy to grow. When they bloom, they produce colorful tubular flowers in pink or lilac colors. They bloom a long time indoors and they are low-maintenance houseplants, which makes them popular. We’ll bet someone in your family has a Christmas Cactus! Despite their name, Christmas cacti are not desert cacti. Their natural habit is one of an epiphyte living in …

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October Tips

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• Mulch in spring-planted trees and shrubs. Don’t permit them to get too dry; water them throughly and deeply • Start amaryllis and paperwhite narcissus for holiday blooms. (Allow 5-6 weeks for paperwhites and 12 weeks for amaryllis). • Apply fall lawn fertilizer at this time • Apply lime to lawns to raise pH. A 50# bag of lime will …

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Six Steps to Renovating Your Lawn

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Summer heat can take a toll on your lawns  The heat and dry conditions After a visit from the “lawn doctor” was the prognosis intensive care? Where is the green that lifts our spirits? The answer is in 6 easy steps to renovation your lawn. Maintaining a healthy turf is a great way to get outdoors. When you’re done, your …