Gardening Tips

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The Best Fruit Tree Varieties

Added on February 18th, 2014

THE BEST FRUIT TREE VARIETIES by Jan Cashman 9/5/13 This year has been a year of bountiful harvests!  From the first garden crops of spinach and lettuce to many delicious raspberries to our overflowing orchard, we are being well- fed from our gardens and fruit trees! Why was 2013 such a good gardening year?  To rec...

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December Checklist

Added on December 4th, 2013

Christmas Make a fresh cut in your Christmas tree right before you put it in water. Keep water in your Christmas tree stand at all times. Add “Tree Life” to keep your Christmas tree fresher. Keep Christmas tree away from heat vents, stoves, and candles. Take down Christmas trees and decorations before they ge...

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Bulbs- Plant in the Fall for Color Next Spring!

Added on September 15th, 2013

In April when we’re waiting impatiently for the grass to green up, for the trees to get leaves, and for color of any kind in our landscape, hardy, perennial bulbs give us the first colorful blooms of spring in our gardens. Definition: A bulb is defined as “a complete miniature plant encased in fleshy modified le...

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Cashman Nursery’s 16th Annual Zucchini Festival

Added on July 26th, 2013

Saturday, August 20, 2016 8:00am-6:00pm Zucchini Bucks How they work: From July 30 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 SEM...

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Exciting New Plants Coming to Cashman Nursery & Landscaping in 2013

Added on March 6th, 2013

Trees Red Rocket Maple (Acer rubrum ‘Red Rocket’) — Narrow, columnar shape—8’spread x 30’ height. Fiery red fall foliage. Pacific Sunset Maple (Hybrid of Acer truncatum, a maple native to northern China, and Acer platanoides or Norway maple)  — Compact, relatively small hardwood tree. Good fall col...

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Hardy Rose Varieties

Added on February 17th, 2013

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Seeding Your Own Vegetable and Flower Seeds

Added on February 4th, 2013

This is the time of the year when gardeners are pouring over seed catalogs dreaming of what seeds to plant when spring finally arrives. Those little seeds are truly God’s wonders. They contain all that is necessary to produce a new plant. Did you know that orchid seeds are so tiny it takes 800,000 of them to make an ...

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Ten Watering Hints from the Professionals

Added on July 19th, 2012

By Jan Cashman 7/8/12 We don’t know what the rest of the summer will bring, but so far it’s been hot and very dry.  Humidity has been low and the trees, shrubs, flowers, and vegetables in our yards and gardens can easily become stressed.  Here are a few hints from those in the know… Water deeply and less of...

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Added on June 19th, 2012

by Jan Cashman 5/27/12 Ninebarks (genus Physocarpus) are easy–to-grow, woody shrubs that have increased in popularity over the last few years.   One reason for ninebark’s increased popularity is their stunning leaf colors on graceful, arching branches and great new, compact varieties. Ninebark gets its name b...

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Added on May 15th, 2012

 by Jan Cashman 4/29/12 You can’t go wrong with pansies.  We all love their smiling faces in the spring.  And now, pansies are also available without faces, in intense solid colors like white, yellow, orange, blue, even black.  Many are sweetly fragrant.  Pansies, considered an “annual” flower, are sometim...

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