Category Archives: Gardening Help

Suckers

A sucker, also known as a basal shoot, root sprout, adventitious shoot, or water sprout, is the growth originating from the root system of a plant. Below are some pictures of our ‘Arnold Promise’ witch hazel. You can clearly see … Continue reading

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Protect Your Trees From Deer

Deer can be devastating to young trees. If you have deer around, protect your investment. Bucks love to mark their territory by rubbing their antlers on slender trees. They can easily remove enough bark to kill a young tree. We … Continue reading

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Russian Sage Attracts Bees and Butterflies

Perovskia atriplicifolia, commonly known as Russian Sage, can get a little out of control in the garden. If you embrace this fact, you too will come to love Russian Sage for all that it is. Its long bloom gives you … Continue reading

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Kathy O’Malley’s workshop is Saturday!

Plan to be here Saturday morning for a gardening workshop led by Kathy O’Malley!  Kathy will share here hands-on experience in the area of keeping your gardens under control. This workshop is free and begins at 10 am. Here are … Continue reading

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Learn about canning vegetables this Saturday!

Join David Hornbaker on Saturday morning as he shares his experiences canning vegetables. Here are the details: Saturday, May 11th at 10 am. There are many reasons to can your own fruits and vegetables. Canning is eco-friendly, cuts down on … Continue reading

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Ask the Arborist this Saturday!

Here’s your chance to get answers to all your questions about trees! Our workshop this Saturday features certified arborist, Dennis Taylor, of Taylor’s Trees & Turf. Here are the details: Saturday, April 27 at 10:00 am. Ask the Arborist: A … Continue reading

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Free Pruning Workshop Saturday

A quick reminder that Rich & David will give you pruning tips at a free workshop tomorrow morning at 10:00 a.m. Here are the details: Saturday, April 21st at 10 am Pruning 101:  Your shrubs can perform so much better … Continue reading

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Treat Now For Japanese Beetles!

Now is the time to treat your trees and shrubs that are attacked each year by the Japanese beetles. We recommend Fertilome’s Tree & Shrub Systemic Insect Drench or Granules. The active ingredient is imidacloprid, better known as Merit. Follow … Continue reading

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Hornbaker News

Hornbaker Gardens Newsletter Our first newsletter of the season is hot off the presses! Read about Saturday workshops, new plants, pruning clematis, special events and more. Rich writes four newsletters each season. You can sign up on our home page to … Continue reading

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Winter Color

Add bright splashes of color to your winter landscape with Dogwoods and Winterberries! When planting Winterberries, be sure you have one male for every 3-5 females for good berry production. The male will need to be planted within 60 ft. … Continue reading

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