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33rd Annual Home and Garden Show (March 11th, 12th, and 13th)

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Come see us and all the other wonderful booths at this year’s Garden and Home Show.  This year the Home and Garden Show will take place on March 11th, 12th, and 13th.  It is held at the Island Grove Events Center in Greeley. The hours are Fri.- 12-5pm, Sat.- 10-5pm, Sunday- 10-4pm. For more information please visit website for the Tribune’s Home and Garden Show. This is a great time to come and get to know us, see whats new, and

Digging a Hole for a Tree

Trees   Question: How deep do I need to dig the hole for my new tree? Answer: Obviously the size of the hole depends on the size of the tree. It is very important not to dig too deep. A hole that is too deep will decrease the amount of oxygen the roots are getting and will kill the tree. You want a hole that is just as deep (or even a little less) than the depth of the container or root

Shrub Pruning

Shrub Pruning   Question: When can I prune my shrubs? Answer: It really depends on the type of shrub you are needing to prune and if and when it flowers. Pruning flowering shrubs at the wrong time can affect the blooming. For shrubs that flower in summer: prune early in the spring before blooming. Pruning in the spring will encourage new growth and more flowers. Examples: Blue Mist Spirea, Anthony Waterer Spirea, Potentilla. Shrubs which bloom on old growth from the previous

Winter Care

Our little goat.  Photo by: Leann Weiner

Winter Care Question: Is there any winter care that I need to know about? Answer: As for other winter care, we do recommend a normal watering schedule for all trees and shrubs even when we get a light snowfall, the melting snow is usually not enough water to reach the roots.  This can be done with a garden hose on a warm afternoon by setting a sprinkler near the trees/shrubs, or deeply soak them (slow trickle of water under the base of younger trees/shrubs), moving it around every 20