State of the garden

Gardening by Osmosis

March not only includes “Madness,” Unstable Weather and Good Intentions, attending to revitalization is necessary for success in our gardens.

After the Easter Bunny has collected all the plastic and rotting eggs from last years hiding places, it is time to actively make improvements. Pruning shrubs and trees that haven’t budded or leaved out is a good first investment of time.

Moss that has been happy under the cover of snow on turf grass all winter can be raked out or just left to dry in the sun. It is timely to address the cause of moss. When trees and other tall landscape structures shade t...


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