Plants Less Preferred by Mule Deer

Plants Less Preferred by Mule Deer * Plants recommended by ‘Lois Holes Perennial Favorites’ + Plants most resistant to deer browse Flowers: *+Achillea species (Yarrow) *Aconitum napellus (Monkshood) Akebia (Chocolate Vine) Alchemilla (Lady’s Mantle) Allium (Ornamental Onion) Aquliegia (Columbine) *Artemisia species (Sage) Asarum (Wild Ginger) *Aster species (Aster) Astilbe False (Spirea) Bergenia Borago (Borage) Campanula…

Live Christmas Trees

Live Christmas Trees Live Christmas Trees are an environmentally sound tradition that may bring years of joy to you and your family. Transplanting success is enhanced by the following guidelines: Move inside gradually, such as placing it in a cool garage for one day before moving into the house. Keep home temperatures reasonably low once tree is…

Pruning

PruningWhy Prune? Create and maintain strong structure. Produce a healthy tree with a functional and pleasing form by removing as little live tissue at any one time. To maintain size. To improve flowering or fruiting. Basic Tools Pruning shears, bypass or anvil. Bypass is best, less damage to tree. Shears prune up to ó” branch. Pruning loppers.…

Growing Orchards In Wyoming

Growing Orchards In Wyoming“The Ultimate Houseplant” Orchids are the ‘ultimate houseplant’ because they grow in the same conditions as your other houseplants but their flowers last so much longer. Orchids also offer a huge variety of flowers. Some of the most exotic blooms in the world can be yours to enjoy at home with no more care than…

FireBlight – Bacterial Disease

FireBlight – Bacterial Disease Fireblight is a bacterial disease that is particularly destructive to apples and crabapples. It also affects serviceberry, mountain ash, pears, cotoneasters, and, in some cases, cherries and plums. Fireblight is spread by wind, rain, splashing water, birds and insects. It is highly contagious and is common in the valley here in Sheridan County. It is…

Growing Blueberries

Planting and Care of Blueberries Yes, we can grow blueberries here! Here are some helpful tips and tricks to be successful!  Planting Planting and Care of Blueberries Blueberries need a pollinator. This means that 2 different varieties are required to get fruit production. And of course pollinators such as bees are helpful! Landons carries blueberries…