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Climactic Changes Landscape Management

Climactic Changes Landscape Management

Welcome to the truth concerning maintenance of your lawn and gardens. 2010 Might be a season of warmer weather going into the end of September and October for the Northeastern United States. Don’t panic and give your landscaper the opportunity to sell you things you may not need. The living environment around us can be […]

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New Plantings Need Attention

New Plantings Need Attention

Planting can be very simple if you just follow the common recipes. This idea is not being written to appear cryptic. In New York (Long Island), and around the world, every good cook, good craftsman and good doctor has a set recipe for what they do. Based on the food being prepared the material being […]

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Heat = Root Stress

Heat = Root Stress

Plants wilting, lawns browning and trees shedding leaves prematurely all due to what? Heat and more heat. We can water till the cows come home but our plants will still be challenged by the extended heat. When the soil gets too hot the insects retreat further into the ground. As the surface temperature rises and […]

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From Drought to Deluge

From Drought to Deluge

Water is our friend? Is this the question we should be considering when referring to our gardens? YES YES YES. Now the question is how do we manage the severe swings in weather? ONE WORD. SOIL Tell me you don’t understand so I can explain further. Good. Now this is what I know. Plants vary […]

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08 Jun Posted by in Fertilization | Comments

Before the Rain Fertilization

Before the Rain Fertilization

Hey everyone! For those 2 people possibly reading this blog, welcome. This blog is serious business with no pictures. I will take some new pics this week and show you how great the Clematis Jackmani looks. Here in the northeast we will be getting rain late tomorrow. This opens up the opportunity for us to […]

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April 25, New York Long Island Rainy Day

April 25, New York Long Island Rainy Day

My name is Michael Rosenberg and I love to garden. I love to get dirty. I love soil, and leaves and rocks and birds and anything associated with all things growing. I adore fungi especially mycorrhiza (Definition)  The symbiotic association of the mycelium of a fungus with the roots of certain plants, such as conifers, beeches, […]

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