Posts tagged frost

April 1, 2010

 

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Freezing Plants

At this time of year, gardeners must still beware of late freezes. A severe freeze causes water to freeze inside the plant's cells, irrevocably injuring them.

March 25, 2010

 

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Temperature And Its Effects On Emerging Spring Plants

Freezing temperatures at the end of winter may injure plants that have started growing for Spring.

March 18, 2010

 

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Frost: Know Your Zone, Climate And Microclimates

Gardeners need to be aware of the frost dates in their region. This means the date of the last frost in the springtime and the first frost in autumn.

August 30, 2007

 

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Fall Dead-heading: And Winter Pot Pourri

Sounds brutal, but dead-heading is important for promoting new growth.

April 26, 2007

 

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Snapdragons

Snapdragons get their name from children pressing the sides of the flowers to make the two tips snap open. Learn more...

December 1, 2005

 

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Gardens without Flowers

Both private and public landscapes should captivate our senses during all four seasons of the year.

June 9, 2005

 

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Moss Rose

A good edging plant, and one that thrives in window boxes, hanging baskets and places that need a summer groundcover, is "Portulaca grandiflora."

December 31, 2004

 

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A Gift of Flowers

As we prepare to greet the new year, fresh flowers are the perfect present to give to others and to ourselves.

September 17, 2004

 

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Rose of Sharon

The Rose of Sharon flower is indeed, very similar to a single hollyhock. However...

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