Sowing Seeds in a Seed Tray

Sowing Seeds in a Seed Tray

Planting a vegetable garden from seed has its rewards, but seedlings are sensitive and easy prey to insects and weather. It is often easier and more productive if seeds are started in a seed starter tray, then transplanted outdoors when conditions are right for the...
Pruning Healthy But Undesirable Growth

Pruning Healthy But Undesirable Growth

There are many reasons to prune a tree, one of which is cutting away healthy but undesirable growth of the plant. Here is a diagram of what some of these growths are, and the beneficial reasons for cutting them.   Pruning Healthy, Undesirable Growth Waterspouts...
Bare Root Trees

Bare Root Trees

A bare root plant is one of three ways to bring a plant home: container, balled and burlapped, or bare root. Bare root plants have no soil on their roots. They are shipped and planted in a plant’s dormancy or when a deciduous plant has lost all of its leaves....
11 Reasons for Pruning

11 Reasons for Pruning

Pruning is an important and common maintenance for garden trees. Here are ten reasons that pruning should be implemented in home gardens or orchards. To stimulate growth: through proper pruning on a healthy plant, new growth is encouraged and stimulated. To rejuvenate...