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Plant that tree!

Well, its the holiday season and time to start thinking about Christmas again! I am writing this article to let people know how to care for a living Christmas tree and how easy it is. Here are some...

 

Which trees do best in Tehachapi?

I have been asked several times just this past week for citrus and avocado trees. You can tell when people are just moving to Tehachapi by what they ask for. I had to tell them I'm sorry, but they...

 

Treat your garden now to prevent weeds and bugs

Pre emergent or post emergent A pre emergent herbicide is a product that prevents seed germination. So if you are trying to prevent weeds from growing, put down a product like "Amaze" or "Weed...

 

Plant Bareroot now!

The bareroot season will be short this year due to mild weather. I encourage you to plant soon! Fruit and shade trees, flowering trees and shrubs, lilacs, berries are available now at great savings...

 
 By Rick Gillies    Community    June 6, 2015

Drought tolerant plants

If you are planting a new landscape, drought tolerant plants are a viable option! I have many different Sedums to choose from, they are very low growing to 3' tall. One of the most drought tolerant pl...

 

Now is the time to plant bare root

Well bare root planting time is full swing right now till the end of February! Fruit and shade trees, flowering trees and shrubs, lilacs, berries and grapes are available now at great savings over canned prices! 25 to 50% Savings are standard and...

 

Success with live Christmas trees

Here it is, the holiday season and time to start thinking about Christmas and Christmas trees. I decided to write this article to let people know some things about the care of living Christmas trees. Getting a live tree should save you a lot of...

 

It's Planting Time, Again!

During the dormant months of January, February and March bareroot roses, fruit and shade trees, flowering trees and shrubs, lilacs, berries and rhubarb are available at great savings over canned prices. Twenty-five to 50 percent savings are standard,...

 

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