Rosemary Tree

Rosemary Tree

Growing on the High Plains SKIP MANCINI PRODUCER AND HOST OF HIGH PLAINS HISTORY AND GROWING ON THE HIGH PLAINS Rosemary is an herb of many uses and a long and varied history. The ancient Greeks declared that it improved memory, and students would often wear wreaths of it in their hair while studying for exams. In the middle ages it was thought to possess powers of protection against evil spirits. Medicinally, it has been used for centuries to...

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Pumpkin Carving Tips

Pumpkin Carving Tips

TIPS & TRICKS Keep Those Pumpkins Pretty! We’re put together some tips for your jack-o-lantern carving for this Halloween. 1. Choose the right pumpkin. I like them taller than they are wide because that is the shape of a face. I also like them big and ugly because that makes them look interesting. 2. Decapitation or Back Surgery?: You don’t have to take off the top, you can also take of the bottom or the back,. I cut off the...

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Planting Spring Bulbs in the Fall

Planting Spring Bulbs in the Fall

TIPS & TRICKS This fall, think spring. Article courtesy of DigDropDone.com 20 September 2016 Planting spring bulbs in the fall. Cold weather calls for layers. And so does a bountiful container. Layering Bulbs –   Add a layer of soil to your pot. –  The first layer of bulbs to plant will be those that flower last and grow tallest – such as tulips. –  Once these are in place, add roughly 1 ¼ inches (3cm) of soil. –...

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Spring Bulbs

Spring Bulbs

Spring Bulbs This fall, think spring. Below are all the bulbs we have to offer at our Greenhouse. Dig, Drop & Done! Tips and Tricks for Planting Bulbs Tulips Triumph Carola Tulips Triumph Guus Papendrecht Tulips Triumph Strong Gold Tulips Triumph Red Cully Tulips Triumph Kansas Tulips Triumph Innuendo Tulips Triumph Lle de France Tulips Triumph Rosalie Tulips Triumph Negrita Tulips Triumph Spryng Tulips Single Late Bleu Aimable Tulips...

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Keep Your Gourds Gorgeous

Keep Your Gourds Gorgeous

TIPS & TRICKS Keep Those Pumpkins Pretty! By Ivory Harlow 14 September 2017 Decorating for the season is my favorite thing about fall. Whether you grow your own or purchase pumpkins, gourds and squash at market, these five preservation steps make autumn ornamentals last longer. Step 1. Harvest Well-developed fruit and dead vines are good indicators Cucurbitaceae are ready for harvest. The exterior rind should look dull and dry. Hasty...

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September Garden Checklist

September Garden Checklist

TIPS & TRICKS Here are some of the things to do this month: In September the weather starts to moderate a little and with the cooler temperatures comes a renewed desire to get out in the garden. Here are some of the things to do this month: Must Do 1. Bring summer vacationing houseplants back indoors before night temperatures fall below 55 degrees. Check carefully for hitchhiking pests and disease before putting them near other houseplants....

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