Garden and Landscaping Tips

Stress, Scorch, and Sunburn

Your Plants are Shouting “S.O.S.” Here’s How to tell the difference Between S.S.S.ummer heat problems: Stress, Scorch, and Sunburn Stress Wilting leaves are your first indicator of summer heat and light stress Leaf curl Dropping flowers/ fruit and eventually leaves While some stress is normal when your plant is first planted, summer heat can quickly…

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Beating the Summer Heat Problems

Beating the Summer Heat Problems     Did you survive the triple digit heat last week? It was 119°F in the shade at Garden View Nursery! Right now you might be noticing that your plants’ leaves are sun scorched and wondering, “IS MY PLANT GOING TO DIE?” First things first: Don’t prune off damaged leaves…

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Nut Grass Control

Nut Grass

Nut Grass Control If you’re having trouble getting rid of Nut Grass (Cyperus rotundus), it could be that you’re over-spraying. It can be counterproductive to spray two different types of herbicides for the same weed. We have noticed that when RoundUp is sprayed in conjunction with Sedge Hammer, the desired result can be stunted. Round…

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How to Plant a Tree

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Hello. Welcome to Garden View, How-To. My name is Ian Alden from Garden View Nursery. Today, I’m going to teach you how to plant a tree. Specifically today, we’re going to plant up a 15-gallon Fuyu Persimmon, about right here. The purpose of this video is to teach you how and why to plant a…

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Preparing your Property Landscape for Rain

Downspout Catch Basin for Gutter water displacement

Preparing your Property Landscape for El Nino Just because your property is on a relatively flat area doesn’t mean that it is not subject to some kind of flood damage. Actually, properties on flat land are often much harder to have good functioning drainage installed on because the property does not provide adequate fall for…

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Water Use: Lawn vs. Swimming Pool

Water Use: Lawn vs. Swimming Pool Most studies agree that lawns use more than twice as much water as a pool. By adding decks around the pool and using a pool cover the water savings are substantial.  The initial filling of a pool is when most of the water is used. In a worst case…

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