Drop by THIS SATURDAY from 11am-3pm for a FREE FOOD TASTING!
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Due to the cooler temperatures yet, still warm ground, trees and hardy shrubs can get established before the stress of summer heat hits next summer. Even though we are in a drought a tree is a wise investment. It is important to choose the correct location and tree for your needs. If you need help selecting the proper tree and/or proper placement of your shade tree, just drop by and our knowledgeable staff can help!
Nancy Claus, author of Santa’s Secret and 3 other books, will be here to sign the books about Mrs. Claus! If you can’t attend you can purchase books ahead of time and let us know how you would like them personalized! The books will be available in our Gift Shop!
A great gift for children and grandchildren.
Mark your calendars for these other upcoming holiday events you won’t want to miss!
Now that Thanksgiving is fast approaching it is time to do some maintenance on fruit trees. These tips do not include CITRUS trees! If you have citrus trees and have questions ask below in the ‘Comment’ section and I will answer!
Winter pruning is done to maintain structure while summer pruning is to maintain size. Now is the time to do heaving pruning. Make sure to have clean, sharp pruners and saws ready! FOR MORE INFORMATION sign up for our upcoming seminar Winter Fruit Tree Care. If you are unable to make it, look for more information to come!
Peaches, Nectarines, Plums, Pluots, Apricots and Cherries
You will want to dormant spray these trees up to 3 times during the dormant season. Dormant spray is composed of an insecticidal oil and a fungicide. This prevents overwintering insects and Peach Leaf Curl and Shothole which are diseases not seen until springtime when it’s too late to spray. So PREVENT NOW!! I typically recommend spraying around Thanksgiving, Christmas and Valentines Day. The exact timing isn’t imperative just that you start after the leaves fall off the trees and space out the sprayings about 4 weeks apart. The last spraying needs to be before flower buds pop open in the spring.
Be careful not to spray sulfur on Apricots, it will burn them.
VEGETABLES: Bok Choy, Broccoli, Brussel Sprouts, Cabbage, Cauliflower, Celery, Lettuce, Onion, Snap Peas, Shelling Peas, Spinach, Artichoke (seedling), Carrots, Beets, Radishes, Fava Beans, Kale, Mustard greens, Collard greens, turnips and turnip greens.
All vegetables listed above except Celery, Onions, Peas, Artichokes and Fava beans should be planted in succession 2-4 weeks apart. Succession planting is just repeated plantings to ensure a continued crop since these plants produce 1 primary crop and maybe a small secondary crop then they are finished.
HERBS: Chives, Fennel, Lemon Balm, Marjoram, Mint, Oregano, Parsley, Rosemary, Thyme. Some of these herbs will die back in the winter if planted outside but planting them in the fall will ensure a larger plant next year which means a bigger harvest!
Our open house is the perfect way to kick off the holiday season! Bring the family for refreshments, drawings and antique fire engine rides with Santa. The gift shop will be full of holiday splendor with Thanksgiving décor and more than a dozen themed Christmas trees. Debbie will be sampling some of our yummy items from the Gourmet Pantry. The wonderful people from the locally produced Charlie’s Finishing Sauce will also be here for a tasting. Santa on his fire truck will give rides between The Greenery and our partners First Street Frame Company, Paul’s Paint, Pursley’s Interiors and Party Connection. See you there!
Laurie from Copper Kitchen Foods will be sampling her family’s fun and exciting “sweet” yet “spicy” finishing sauce. Brush it on to chicken, beef, poultry, pork, fish and vegetables at the end of the cooking process, or when food comes hot off the grill. A perfect finish on ribs! Good things are happening in The Gourmet Pantry.
Find this in our Pantry!