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September is the New May

Let me start with a shoutout to the New York Times who ran the title ‘When its Time to Plant, September is the new May‘1 highlighting the fall planting season. It started me thinking that they really are on to…

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Field Pansies- The End of a Beloved Tradition

Field Dug Pansies- A Missed Tradition This year, we had to say goodbye to a beloved tradition at our Smoketown store: Field Grown Pansies. For the last 50 years (and longer as Glick's Plant Farms), we have been able to…

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How to Prune Ornamental Grasses

How to Prune Ornamental Grasses

One of the most common questions people have about ornamental grasses is “How do I cut them back?.” But the answer to this question is not as simple as it seems. As it turns out, there are two different answers to this question. The answer depends on whether the grass you have is a warm or cool season grass. So in this article, we will explain the difference between the two and tell you how to care best for each. Of course, we will be only covering perennial grasses. Annual grasses should be removed at the season’s end after they no longer look good or the frost kills them.

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5 Thoughts on Fall Decorating

5 Thoughts on Fall Decorating Fall is one of the best times to decorate. There is just so much that you can do. Sure, spring is beautiful, but there are some of us that just have a sweet spot for…

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What are Rose Slugs (Sawflies) and do I have them?

Rose Slug damage

Chances are you have not heard of Rose slugs (also known as Rose worms or Sawflies) and chances are that you would not be interested to find out what they are unless you are having trouble with your roses. However, it is good to know what they are even if you do not. You do not know when you will need this information.

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