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Prunes or Dried Plums: By Any Name, A Healthy Treat
Now marketed as "dried plums", the product is touted as a nutrient- and fiber-rich addition to a healthful diet. In addition, dried plums also contain sorbitol. This unfermentable sugar encourages the formation of desirable intestinal microorganisms.
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El Segundo
Plums - The Wonder Fruit, How to Grow It.
They need not be hidden away in the corner or an out of the way place but displayed with pride in the forefront of the garden in wonderful full bloom and fruit. The trees will flower between their first and second year of life in most climates and might...
California
El Segundo
Pruning Palms
This article will cover some of the basics of pruning palms with some guidelines about when to prune, when not to, and what palms should or shouldn't be pruned from a health as well as artisitic point of view.
California
El Segundo
Pruning, trimming, lopping and aerial wood-cutting.
Low branches will be trimmed to allow cars and buses to drive underneath; high trees giving too much shade will be shortened; dead or sick parts which may unexpectedly fall must be removed.
California
El Segundo
Time to Tame the Raspberry Jungle
Put away the garden tools; your next task in this bed will only require a cereal bowl.raspberry close-up photo by Lee Anne Stark (threegardeners)" Okay, so you have raspberries, blackberries or other brambles...
California
El Segundo
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The reason for this doomsaying is simple; standard pots do not allow the development of a healthy radial root system. The root system will be immensely superior to that found on a plant grown in the standard nursery pot.
California
El Segundo
About Pliny
Some of the things that we believe today are facts, might be proved to be fiction by the time our grandchildren are our age.That's why I keep Pliny near the top of my important people list along with Elvis, and many others who have contributed to my knowledge...
California
El Segundo
CityGreen: Re-greening a city after a deadly storm
Ocasionally, a tree groaned in the midnight air as hundred of pounds of ice pulled her toward the ground. Cars, fences and homes were crushed. Later, weak trees like bradford pears split and tumbled downward.
California
El Segundo
Nature\'s Surprise
The oak tree was huge, but as I said, it went with the lot that I sold. I couldn't bear to look at the empty place where the oak tree had once been. Even my 5-year-old grandson knows it peels because it is growing.This morning, I did not open the curtains...
California
El Segundo
Plant Names from Myth: Narcissus
As the naturalistTwo varieties of the narcissus are employed in medicine, the one with a purple flower, and the herbaceous narcissus. Unfortunately, the text seems to identify the narcissus with the hyacinth, which is another flower withIn the tale, Demeter's...
California
El Segundo
Winter Pruning Guide
Every few years, you may want to do a more severe prune and remove old branches.can be pruned in the late winter. Pruning not only helps you shape your trees and shrubs to a form of your liking, it also allows the plants to send out faster and healthier...
California
El Segundo
Going to the beach to pick plums?... YES, Beach Plums!!
Whipping cream and egg in small bowl to blend. Stir cream mixture into flour mixture just until blended. Cinnamon in small bowl. Toss plum, sugar, cornstarch and vanilla in large bowl to coat.
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El Segundo
Hydrangeas...How and Where and What... Part II
Petiolaris (Climbing Hydrangea)Climbing Hydrangea is native to the woodlands of Japan and coastal China. The lacy, creamy-white blooms are 6 to 10" in diameter and appear in late June or early July.
California
El Segundo
Chrysanthemums - the Wilderness Years
It is still the domain of men in corduroy, armed withcanes and twine. And from there it was only a short hop to being hip again, to the acceptance of the riotous colours and the frilly, showstopper blooms.It never happened for the Chrysanthemum, though,...
California
El Segundo
Plum Tree Losing Leaves: Why Is Plum Tree Dropping Leaves
Some of these may include:freestar.queue.push(function() { googletag.display("div-gpt-ad-300x250-ATF-1"); });Making the appropriate choice of tree to plant and purchasing healthy disease resistant varieties is the key to preventing and managing any future...
Ohio
Willoughby
Plum Tree Fruit Spray: When To Spray Plum Trees For Insects
The dormant oil should contain endosufan or malathion.Keep in mind that dormant oil cannot be applied when a freeze is expected. It is applied BEFORE buds appear. If you see, zinc sulfate, or add some dishwashing liquid to malathion and spray the tree...
Ohio
Willoughby
Plum Tree Problems – Why A Plum Tree Is Bleeding Sap
It’s best to contact anin your area. Some pests may require chemical control.To prevent mechanical damage, be careful when using mowers, weed trimmers, or other lawn equipment. Water your plum tree adequately too.
Ohio
Willoughby
Growing Prune Trees: Information On Italian Prune Tree Planting
To maintain this framework, prune shoots sent up from the ground in the spring and summer and keep the center of the tree open to provide air circulation and allow sun in. However, their fruit has a much higher sugar content, making it preferable for...
Ohio
Willoughby
Hydrangeas...How and Where and What... Part I
Sprinkle a handful of bone meal or super phosphate into the hole. The soil test will give you a benchmark and you can adjust from there.When the soil amending is complete, dig a planting hole twice as large as the pot your plant is in.
California
El Segundo
Picking Plum Fruit: Tips For Harvesting Plums
This is only if you want to ripen fruit in a hurry. However, there are many cultivars of plum, so you need to be aware of the variety in your garden and how it should look prior to harvesting.
Ohio
Willoughby
Satsuma Plum Care: Learn About Japanese Plum Growing
Finish filling in with soil. If you want a juicy plum to eat right off the tree, the choice is most likely a Satsuma Japanese plum tree.Plums, Prunoideae, are a sub-member of the family Rosaceae, of which all stone fruits such as.
Ohio
Willoughby
Myrobalan Plum Pruning Info: How To Prune Myrobalan Cherry Plums
Many people use chalk to mark the branches that will need to be pruned.Old, neglected cherry plums can be rejuvenated over the course of several seasons, through proper pruning. Pruning Myrobalan plum trees can help keep them looking full and healthy.
Ohio
Willoughby
Plums With Brown Rot: Learn About Treatment For Brown Rot In Plums
When these spores land on any wet surface of a stone fruit tree, it can infect the whole tree within 5 hours. (18-25 C.) provide the disease with the perfect growing conditions.In spring, spores of the disease are released from last year’s mummified...
Ohio
Willoughby
Plum Pocket Info: Treating Pocket Disease On Plum Trees
Remove any wild plum trees from the area to protect your cultivated crop. Resistant trees may become infected, but the fungus doesn’t form spores, so the disease doesn’t spread.Wild plums are especially susceptible to the disease.
Ohio
Willoughby
Controlling Leaf Curl Plum Aphids – Leaf Curl Plum Aphid Treatment And Prevention
Read the manufacturer’s instructions for rate of application and amount of dilution.During the growing season, once buds have broken, use repeated applications of leaf curl plum aphid treatment.
Ohio
Willoughby
Christmas Gift Suggestions For The Gardener In Your Life
I strongly recommend Felco pruners. There are many styles to choose from. Add packets of seeds as a stocking stuffer so your gardener can get planting right away.Gardeners love to read about new varieties of flowers and veggies.
California
El Segundo
Tree Care - Only you can prevent tree abuse!
This poor tree is practically being strangled. As avid gardeners, we treasure our plants and trees and want only the best for them. This same eye for detail applies when I pull into a parking lot at a mall or other commercial establishment.
California
El Segundo
The Skeleton in the Garden
Because without leaves and all those pretty flowers to distract you, the garden can reveal its basic structure. If they still work, of course leave them. The main "bones" of the planting beds are probably shrubs or woody perennials.
California
El Segundo
Mountain Magic
One of the stories that I was told long ago came from the Cherokee Indians who lived in the mountains long before I lived there. Working a garden between two little old ladies I learned a lot of important information:*Corn should be planted when the dogwoods...
California
El Segundo