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Fall is for Planting

Posted: 10/20/2017 | Filed under: Malaquias' Gardening Tips

It’s true! Fall is for planting, the soil is still warm, providing faster root growth and giving plants a head start on next year’s growth. Trees, shrubs, perennials and bulbs that are put into the ground anytime from September through November in the Central Valley are treated to a less stressful environment due to the […] Read more


Dead Head Spring Bloomers

Posted: 05/01/2017 | Filed under: Malaquias' Gardening Tips

Dead head your early spring bloomers once they have finished blooming. Shrubs need to spend energy on new leaves and branches. This also will help you with good sanitation practices in your yard to eliminate the risk of fungus and bacteria on the ground. Feed your roses and other summer flowering shrubs. Roses may be […] Read more


Spring Is Here

Posted: 04/17/2017 | Filed under: Malaquias' Gardening Tips

Spring is a great time of the year to plant any new additions to your landscaping. The soil is beginning to warm up and the days are getting longer. These are great conditions to get your planting done and allow your new additions to get settled in before the summer heat. Come and see our […] Read more


Avocado Season Is Here

Posted: 03/09/2017 | Filed under: Malaquias' Gardening Tips

Growing Tips: Avocados should be planted from March through June when the ground starts getting warm. They prefer to be planted in a sunny location with well-drained soil (if you have heavy soil, you should amend your soil before planting or plant your tree in a raised bed). In this area, all avocado trees are […] Read more


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