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The Perfect Houseplant-Sansevieria

by Jan Cashman We want our houseplants to be easy-care.  Even if we forget to water them or are traveling or don’t have fertilizer handy, we want them to thrive. Peace lily (Spathiphylim) and Spider Plant (Chlorophytum) are two houseplants that are easy to care for.  But there is no houseplant easier to keep in

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Nine Last Minute Gifts for Gardeners

Nine Last Minute Gifts for Gardeners by Jan Cashman 12/7/21 For that special gardener on your Christmas list: Give a Felco pruner, the Cadillac of pruners, a Swiss-made tool that lasts for years with all replaceable parts. My husband Jerry, whose pruners get heavy use, says his Felcos last 4 or 5 years.  Of course,

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Pine Trees

by Jan Cashman This time of year, most trees in our landscapes are leafless and brown, so we appreciate more our large evergreens. The most common upright evergreen planted here is the familiar Colorado spruce, sometimes called “blue spruce”. Pines (Pinus) have longer, greener needles than spruce, are faster-growing, and, therefore, make good specimen trees

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by Jan Cashman This is the time of year that we focus on what we are grateful for.  Our gardening season came to a quick halt and now, with this wintery weather, it is a good time for gardeners to reflect.  We have much to be thankful for—the beautiful Gallatin Valley where we live, our

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Bare Root

A Great Way To Plant At Cashman Nursery we offer most of our deciduous trees and shrubs in bare root form during March, April, and May. ‘Bare root’ means the plants are dug and stored without soil around their roots, and kept in our climate controlled “root cellar”. Bare root has advantages over potted plants:

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Tomato Varieties

Want to have the full experience of growing tomatoes from start to finish this gardening season? Start by growing your own plants from seed indoors this winter. Your first step is to choose which variety of tomato you want to grow. There are a lot to choose from– around 10,000 varieties of tomatoes exist. There

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