Dig IT Vera Johnson
Gardening, home schooling and peace
Friday, September 21, 2012
As the summer comes to a close, and we begin the return to cooler temps, shorter days and and colorful changes that fall brings, we realize some plants are more sleepy than others...so...
We're having a
Spring bloomers, trees and shrubs will be so much more vigorous and floriferous in the spring if you plant in the Fall.
Why you ask?
They are dormant. Strong root development can take place over the winter, resulting in less spring maintenance/watering, and stronger healthier plants.
The same things apply to Fall planting...
The success of healthy, well developed plants is
IN THE SOIL.
Amend soil with manure/homemade compost and
break the roots up
-this is very important
soak the rootball
- up to an hour if necessary
pour at least a gallon or more of water into the planting hole,
backfill and water again...
Sleeping Beauties SALE
50%off sleeping/resting plants
Perennials on sale
Hosta's-going to sleep soon (excludes Guacamole)
Bowles golden grass
Scented geraniuims-houseplant or outside in summer
Devil's club- a NW native
, NW native
Shrubs on sale
Vines on sale
(excludes hops and honeysuckle)
Select Roses on sale...
York and lancaster (overstock sale)
Complicata (os sale)
Sissinghurst castle (os sale)
The only West Seattle source for
Hendrikus Organic Fertilizer
and soil mycorhhyzza. Give your plants the right start.
Family owned and operated. 35 years in business.
Village Green Perennial Nursery
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