Robby's Nursery | 4002 Terracotta Ct Bakersfield, CA 93314

November/December Newsletter 2015

Home Gardener’s Newsletter November & December 2015   Here’s some articles you will find in this month’s issue: Fall Gardening Tips Do-Able Weekend Landscaping Combat Stress Fried Green Tomatoes Come to Our Christmas Shop Open House! Rose Seminar Pruning & Taking Care of these Beauties December 12th, 1pm   Fall Gardening Tips Plant poppy seeds on Veterans Day, November 11th, for flowers next year.  The seeds are very small, so one technique for not planting them too close is to mix them with sand and sprinkle them in your garden.  Sow wildflower seeds & take advantage of rains.  Prevent peach leaf curl on peaches and nectarines – apply the first spray as soon as the leaves have fallen, and another one just before the flower buds open in February.  We have a spray that helps prevent this common disease. For Holiday Decorating – We will have gorgeous Christmas cactus, poinsettias & other blooming & colorful holiday plants – use them for gifts, & decorating!   Do-Able Weekend Landscaping Sometimes re-landscaping seems like such a huge project, we end up doing nothing at all.  When that happens, start ‘thinking small’ and you’ll actually get more done.  What can you accomplish in a day? Perhaps replace a poor-performing pant, or focus on one small area.  Consider replacing groups of plants with dead branches, are high maintenance, aren’t thriving, or have stopped producing abundant blooms. Just remember, if you replace plants with different watering needs, you must adjust the watering frequency and duration to the needs of the new plants.  Or you will need to gradually replace the other plants on that...