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Precut Tree Care

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Posted on November 22, 2023

It’s the time of year again to find your perfect Christmas tree and take it home… but how do you make sure your tree stays in tip-top shape throughout the […]

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CARING FOR YOUR AMARYLLIS BULBS

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Posted on October 26, 2023

Amaryllis bulbs make great gifts and are well known for their huge, showy blooms during the holiday season. Generally, bulbs with bloom 7-10 weeks after planting, so start them now […]

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Overwintering Advice

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Posted on October 13, 2023

Houseplants, Tropicals, Citrus, and Figs As the days get shorter, start thinking about what to do to overwinter your plants. While your plants have enjoyed being outside in the summer, […]

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Why Are My Evergreens YELLOWING?

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Posted on October 9, 2023

One of the most common questions we get here in the fall at Van Wilgen’s is, “Why are my pines turning yellow? Are they sick?” Thankfully, the answer is “no”. […]

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It’s Time to Prep Your Fall Garden!

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Posted on August 18, 2023

Late summer is an excellent time to plant seeds for fall harvest. While you’re enjoying your squash, tomatoes, and cucumbers, start thinking about what crops you may want in the […]

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Attracting Pollinators

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Posted on July 13, 2023

Did you know you can attract specific pollinators by planting their preferred flower color, shape, and odor? We can predict which plants each type of pollinator is most likely to […]

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It’s Time to Prune

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Posted on June 22, 2023

It’s officially summer and July 4th is creeping up! Have you been pruning your shrubs? Spring flowering shrubs should generally be pruned immediately after flowering, using the end of June to July […]

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Which Rose Type is Best For You?

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Posted on May 31, 2023

David Austin Roses In the early 1950s, David Austin set out to create a more beautiful rose. Sixty years on, this simple objective remains. Rose breeding is often described as […]

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