Frosted Back Palm Trees!

February 17, 2011 by Mario  
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Palm trees are wonderful when they can stand up to cold frosty temperatures. Some varieties are hardier than others. Frosted Back Palm Trees For more information visit grossmans.com www.facebook.com 1801 Fairport Nine Mile Point Rd, Penfield, NY

Gardening for Trees & Plants : Growing Rhododendron

November 25, 2010 by Mario  
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Growing Rhododendrons can handle full sun, but a bit of shade is better, and Rhododendrons like compost and good organic soil to grow in. Care for healthy Rhododendron in areas with good drainage withtips from an expert gardener in this free video on caring for trees and plants. Expert: Yolanda Vanveen Contact: www.vanveenbulbs.com Bio: Yolanda Vanveen is sustainable gardener who lives in Kalama, Wash. Filmmaker: Daron Stetner

Gardening for Trees & Plants : Tips on Getting Rid of Mice

October 21, 2010 by Mario  
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Get rid of mice by keeping a clean house, and try cinnamon or chili peppers to sprinkle around areas mice might like. Protect your home and garden from mice by keeping mouse-friendly food unavailable and out of reach withtips from an expert gardener in this free video on garden pest control. Expert: Yolanda Vanveen Contact: www.vanveenbulbs.com Bio: Yolanda Vanveen is sustainable gardener who lives in Kalama, Wash. Filmmaker: Daron Stetner

Gardening Tips : When Do Peach Trees Blossom?

October 16, 2010 by Mario  
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Peach trees usually blossom sometime in April, though cooler climates will see blooms in May while warmer climates can see peach blossoms as early as March. Find out when peach trees blossom, and get information on their pollination, with advice from a sustainable gardener in this free video on gardening. Expert: Yolanda Vanveen Contact: www.vanveenbulbs.com Bio: Yolanda Vanveen is sustainable gardener who lives in Kalama, Wash. Filmmaker: Daron Stetner

Gardening Tips : How to Prune Colonnade Apple Trees

September 26, 2010 by Mario  
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Prune colonnade apple trees by removing dead branches, as well as every third branch and random top branches. Trim apple tree branches at the right angle to prevent damaging the bark with advice from a sustainable gardener in this free video on gardening.

How to Care for Fruit Trees : Cross-Pollinating vs. Self-Pollinating Fruit Trees

September 13, 2010 by Mario  
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What is the difference between a self-pollinating and cross-pollinating fruit tree? Find out plus get tips on cross pollinating your fruit trees in this free online gardening and tree cultivation instructional video. Expert: Gale Gassiot Bio: Gale Gassiot makes her own organic compost or “gardener’s black gold.”

Fruit Trees Part 1, homesteading, food storage, peak oil

August 10, 2010 by Mario  
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Robert Henry of the Survival Report brings you the first of a series of videos on starting out with fruit trees. He includes tips on buying the right types of trees for your area, how to care for them, irrigation solutions as well as information on diseases and treatments. With the ever growing possibility of an economic collapse or depression and with food shortages currently being a daily news item, now more than ever it’s important to works towards some level of self-sufficiency with your food supply. Long term storage of foods is very important but also is the ability to produce food and preserve it. www.survivalreport.net

Good Ideas Grow On Trees by Mike Viola

August 9, 2010 by Mario  
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Good Ideas Grow On Trees by Mike Viola from his album, Lurch. Drawing and video by Michael Arthur. www.mikeviola.com www.michaeldarthur.com

Mike Viola “Good Ideas Grow on Trees” live 1-18-09 SF

July 31, 2010 by Mario  
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From “Lurch.” With Kelly Jones, opening for Fountains of Wayne at the Cafe du Nord in San Francisco.

How To Protect Apple Trees From Codling Moth, Organic Options

July 29, 2010 by Mario  
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McShanes nursery has weekly workshops. In this video we learn about various methods of controlling Codling Moth in Apple Trees. I am glad you mentioned codling moth! Well here lets give her a surprise. Who knows what a codling moth is? There got a terrible worth and love fruit trees and they eat all day long. That’s why we get worms in our apples, codling moths. There little traps and set and you put inside your garden right when things start to bloom and buds start to push and inside the trap is a little nugget that a bunch of scientists identified to make the males in feral. When they come out and the buds are pushing they find this trap lick it a couple of times. After that the little guys are not going to see much action and your tree is not going to have fertile codling moths laying eggs in your apples or quince producing worms. The most effective way to use those codling moth traps is once you see the codling moths start showing up in them is use the BT. Bacillus thuringiensis (or Bt) is a naturally occurring bacteria. When you know that the females are around laying their eggs in the trees on the blooms. Those eggs are getting ready to hatch out into little worms and crawl their way into the apples are quiences or whatever. If you spray at that point (with BT) then they get killed before they go into your apples. Once in your fruit there really isn’t much that you can do to them. Scientist a couple decades back found that this tiny bacteria when consumed by these

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