Month: February 2019

Disinfecting Pruning Tools

Back in the “old days”, we never worried about disinfecting pruning tools, or maybe I just was not paying attention. But now, there is a lot of talk about preventing the spread of disease-causing pathogens in your landscape. Maybe there are more disease-causing pathogens?? I am convinced that disinfecting garden tools is an absolute necessity […]

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Weeds

This is a great time to pull these weeds. The ground is soft and damp and so you just pull from the soil level and get the whole root. If you wait until summer when the soil is hard and dry, well, you probably know what will happen. Snap! You break the root just below […]

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What’s This?

What’s This?

A pictorial guide to the small green plants popping up outside. In the spring, when I head out to the garden to see what needs to be done, I often find myself wondering, “now what could that green thing be? “. Do you seem to do that too? It could be that I planted something […]

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Garden Events in the Treasure Valley Spring is just around the corner! There are a lot of garden events happening locally. Here are the ones I found (there may be more): February 13: DIY Zen Garden, 6-8pm at the Downtown Public Library call 208-971-8200 to register. Free. February 16: Welcome to Boise Gardening at Far […]

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