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SPUDS 101: Varieties, Planting & Care

SPUDS 101: Varieties, Planting & Care

In the Sacramento region, potatoes are typically planted between December and March. So, right now is the perfect time to get your spuds in the ground. Who can resist the 'Russian Banana' or 'Purple Majesty' varieties? Great additions for your veggie garden and fun family project too. 
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Weeds growing in brick patio

Pre-emergents Prevent Weeds

Pre-emergents are designed to prevent weeds from germinating. Once they start to grow, a pre-emergent will no longer work. Learn when to apply before weeds get growing. 
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Illustration of where to score a pulp pot

Planting Pulp Pots

We pot our bareroot fruit trees and roses in fiber pots to protect the roots from breaking, to keep them from drying out, and to make it easier for you to plant. Just score the pot and plant it right into your prepped soil using eight simple steps.
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Fruit Sleeves on Display at Sacramento Location

Fruit Sleeve Varieties

Take a look at all of the varieties of fruit trees and shrubs we have available in 4" sleeves. Selection may vary by location as the season rolls on.
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Handheld Pruning Sheers

How to Clean and Sharpen Your Hand Tools

Your tools are an investment and if maintained properly, they'll be good "partners" for years to come. Tools make tasks easier, so it’s important to keep them cleaned, sharpened, and ready-for-use. 
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Pruning Rose Bush

Pruning Roses

Learn basic rose pruning techniques. The best time to prune roses is during winter months. Use the time without leaves to get a better look at the shrub shape to determine where to thin and where to make hard pruning cuts.
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'Southmoon' Blueberries

Blueberries

Blueberries are a great choice for the home gardener; they produce a large crop in a small space and are easy to grow. Learn the varieties and grow healthy.
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