Archive for March, 2014

Let me Manage Your Landscape

Monday, March 17th, 2014

Dear Friends, My business is Fine Gardening of your home.  One of my areas I specialize in  is Landscape Management.  This involves adjusting your automatic sprinkler for each season, using organic pesticides, pruning and fertilizing your Fruit, Citrus, and other Trees.  I can also winterize your rose buses so that they will have less bugs […]

What makes an organic fertilizer truly organic?

Monday, March 17th, 2014

Answer: A fertilizer can be labeled as all-organic when it is completely composed of naturally-occurring ingredients. While people place an organic label on manures–and products such as bone meal, blood meal and “hoof and horn” are considered organic–most blended organic fertilizers do not contain these products. Most organic fertilizers use only plant and fish by-products […]

When to harvest your Vegetables

Monday, March 17th, 2014

One of the most common mistakes made by beginning vegetable gardeners is harvesting the crop at the wrong time. Since ripeness varies according to planting time, the weather in any given year, the variety of the particular vegetable planted, and many other things, one can’t just say, “Harvest this vegetable on July 21st.” So we’ve […]