Gardening Tips

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Cashman Nursery’s 20th Annual Zucchini Festival

Added on July 22nd, 2015

Saturday, August 19th, 2017 8:30 AM–6:00 PMZucchini BucksHow they work: From July 27 through August 19, Cashman Nursery will give you one Zucchini Buck for every $10 you spend at our nursery.  Then, on August 20 during our Zucchini Festival, you can redeem them here for plants or any items in the store.FREE SEMINA...

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Lilac Varieties

Added on March 24th, 2015

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Favorite Vegetables- Cashman Nursery Staff

Added on March 24th, 2015

Beans, Bush: Gourmet Bean Blend - yellow wax, burgundy, filet, & roma beans Italian Romano (Fisher’s) - fresh & freezing Jumbo Bush Beans (Fisher’s) - fresh & freezing Roc D’Or Yellow Wax (Seeds of Change) Royal Burgundy (Fisher’s, Seeds of Change) Tavera (Seeds of Change) - french/filet Bean...

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Asparagus Culture

Added on March 11th, 2015

Asparagus grows best in fertile soils with a ph of 6.8-7.2. Choose a permanent sunny location which is well-drained. It is advisable to prepare the site a year in advance by removing all perennial weeds. Planting In early spring, apply 5 lbs of 5-10-10 fertilizer per 100 square feet and plow deep, working the fertili...

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Landscape Care and Recommendations

Added on February 17th, 2015

Thank you for selecting Cashman Nursery to install your plant materials. We would like to offer a few suggestions for the maintenance of your plantings through their first growing season. TREES AND SHRUBS Watering    Water plants well immediately after planting.  Shower the branches of dormant plant material unt...

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History of Sweet Peas

Added on January 28th, 2015

Fragrant sweet pea flowers are native to Sicily and Southern Italy. A Sicilian monk name Cupani sent seed to Dr. Uvedale in Enfield, England, in the 17th Century. (The sweet pea flower named ‘Cupani’ is thought to be the most like the native.) In 1730, a sweet pea flower named ‘Painted Lady’ was developed. Eckf...

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Backyard Plants for Christmas Decorating

Added on January 28th, 2015

Evergreens-Fir, Spruce, Juniper, Cedar Pine Cones Dogwood Twigs Ornamental Grasses Sagebrush Dried Flowers Rose Hips Mountain Ash Berries Crab Apples High Bush Cranberries Use your imagination for much more!

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Favorite Perennial Flowers from our Staff

Added on June 4th, 2014

A perennial flower garden is rewarding, less expensive and less work than having to replant annual flowers every year. With proper planning, you can have flowers blooming in your perennial garden all summer long. But what are the best perennials for our area that can anchor your perennial garden? I asked seven of our e...

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Grow-Your-Own Strawberries- Everyone’s Favorite

Added on March 18th, 2014

Family: Rosaceae Genus: Fragaria Wild strawberries are native to the Western Hemisphere, Europe, and Asia. The strawberry was cultivated as far back as ancient Rome. Then, in France in the 1700’s, a hybrid variety was developed by breeding wild strawberries from North America with bigger wild berries found by explo...

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Plant Hardiness Zones

Added on February 18th, 2014

Plant Hardiness Zones—What do they mean?  Are they important?  By Jan Cashman 12/3/13 This winter, when you’re studying gardening magazines and seed catalogs to decide what to plant next spring, do you ever wonder about the “Zone” numbers next to plant names?   These numbers are supposed to tell us whether...

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