Month-by-month Gardening in Pennsylvania
Do I prune my hydrangea in the fall or do I wait until early spring?
If you have ever asked yourself questions like these, Month-by-Month Gardening in Pennsylvania is for you. Gardening is a journey, not a destination. The day-by-day gardening experiences - planting a few onion sets in the first warm afternoon of spring… the surprises - a purple crocus before the snow has even gone … the satisfaction - fresh green beans on the dinner table, or tomatoes, bright and red, safely in quart jars … these are the things that keep the gardener coming back year after year.
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If you did not have a chance to seed some bare patches in the turf last fall, do it
now when there is no snow. Seed of cool-weather grasses such as Kentucky
Blue- grass, Perennial Ryegrass, and Tall Fescue don't mind the chill. They will ...
In areas that do not have reliable snow cover all winter, the green redeems an
otherwise bleak landscape. If you notice patches or expanses of beige, dried-
looking grass in your lawn, that is probably a warm weather-lover, Zoysia grass
from a ...
Remove snow from heavily laden conifer boughs with a broom, to avoid
compounding the weight problem. Using upward strokes from beneath, start
knocking the snow from the lower branches first. If you do this, snow knocked
from above will ...
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