Tag: planting

Division Renovates Tired Old Perennials

UNITED STATES—Autumn is a time for planting partly because it is when many plants are beginning their winter dormancy. They are, or will soon...

Bulbs For Spring Get Planted Now

UNITED STATES—To those who do not enjoy gardening, the process of planting dormant bulbs must seem to be blatantly unproductive. Those of us who...

Crop Rotation Improves Vegetable Production

UNITED STATES—A south or west facing fence is a perfect place to grow pole beans. Twine can be strung in a zig-zag pattern between...

Finish Transplanting Before Winter Ends

UNITED STATES—Autumn is for planting; and for good reasons. It is the beginning of dormancy for almost all plants, including evergreens. It precedes cool...

Plant Bare Root Plants Properly

UNITED STATES—Compared to canned (potted) nursery stock, bare root plants have a few advantages. They are less expensive, easier to handle, more conducive to...

Propagation Of Perennials By Division

UNITED STATES—Autumn is for more than planting. It is when most of the aggressive pruning gets stared. It might be the best time to...

Plan Ahead For Coniferous Evergreens

UNITED STATES—We all know what autumn is for. Planting, of course. Yes, it is a recurring theme; but there are so many different things...

Autumn Is For Planting – Especially Bulbs

UNITED STATES—Autumn is for planting. Cliche? Yes, but true. Autumn is when most plants are beginning dormancy, and are therefore not so bothered by...

Division Is Equal To Multiplication

UNITED STATES—Mathematically, division is the opposite of multiplication. Horticulturally, they are the same. Digging and splitting overgrown perennials to propagate them is known as...

Autumn Really Was For Planting

UNITED STATES—It is easy to see why there are optimum times to prune, and just as easy to see when pruning should not be...
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