Time frames for winter rose case

Time frames for winter rose case

There is no specific timeline for winter rose care, but there are general time frames. For our area, spring pruning should be completed around mid-February. I will provide details on that in my February column. This major pruning removes canes and branches that are dead or diseased, are in contact with other branches or that […]

December Rose Care FUNdamentals

The recent sprinkles or light drizzle was so sparse that gardeners should discount it as having any benefit to gardens. The accompanying cool weather will help to hydrate the thirsty soil. Roses could still be seen actively growing and blooming in many area gardens during the Thanksgiving holiday, but believe it or not, roses need […]

November Rose Care FUNdamentals

November Rose Care FUNdamentals

The recent fires in the area have added ash to the dust in the air, which soon will be deposited on the leaves of all plants in the garden. The weather has moderated slightly, and along with the change comes cooler nights with more moisture collecting on these leaves. The added moisture with the daily […]

Fall lawn care tips

Fall lawn care tips

TEMECULA – Spring and summer may be the seasons most often associated with landscaping and lawn care, but tending to lawns and gardens is a year-round job. If lawn and garden responsibilities dip considerably in winter, then fall is the last significant chance before the new year that homeowners will have to address the landscaping […]

Fall lawn care tips

Fall lawn care tips

TEMECULA – Spring and summer may be the seasons most often associated with landscaping and lawn care, but tending to lawns and gardens is a year-round job. If lawn and garden responsibilities dip considerably in winter, then fall is the last significant chance before the new year that homeowners will have to address the landscaping […]

Why hiring a landscaper may be right for you

Why hiring a landscaper may be right for you

FALLBROOK – Most homeowners want their properties to appear as appealing as possible. While many homeowners want to be proud of their properties and come home to a welcoming home each night, the benefits to maintaining landscaping go beyond the notion that well-cared for lawns make for more comforting retreats. Because numerous variables, including landscaping, […]

Water feature design and maintenance

Water feature design and maintenance

TEMECULA – Homeowners can employ many different design techniques to create one-of-a-kind properties. Adding a water feature to a landscape is one such technique. Water gardens, koi ponds or fountains have been home landscaping trends for the past several years. Although water features can add an element of relaxation to landscapes, such features require maintenance […]

Low-water garden plants an option in drought-heavy areas

Low-water garden plants an option in drought-heavy areas

TEMECULA – Coping with drought is a way of life for many people across North America. The National Climatic Data Center, a part of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, works cooperatively with Canada and Mexico to monitor climate and drought conditions across the continent. According to the NOAA, the globally-averaged temperature for 2013 tied […]

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