January 16th, 2010
Meet some of Peckerwood Garden's favorite plants for winter color. Chris Camacho, garden manager, explains how Peckerwood got started, and what the public can experience on Open Days.
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Tips of the Week
Add any manure or compost to your upcoming vegetable beds to make sure it has plenty of time to age before you plant
Avoid pruning freeze-damaged plants at this time
Spray fruit trees or other insect or disease-prone plants with a dormant oil
If you haven't yet picked out the roses you want, prepare their beds with a good compost and fertilizer
In honor of MLK day, consider planting an extra patch or row of vegetables and donating them to a food pantry
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Question of the Week
Is it time to plant roses? And what should I get?
Leah and Philip Leveridge
Winter Color (Chris Camacho)