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Dig Your Own Begonia

Wow, hard to believe it’s May already! Did you know that May is named after the Roman Goddess Maia who is celebrated as the goddess of spring, growth and fertility? Because she embodied growth, her constellation was used by Roman farmers to determine the timing of...

Begonias

Even though Spring Equinox is in March, April is the month that really feels like Spring for many of us. April brings us the Easter holiday and for many a much needed Spring Break. April is also full of fun days for the gardening community… Earth Day on April 22nd is...

Air-Purifying Plants

Brighten your indoor space and filter your air! Air-purifying plants are easy to maintain, increase oxygen and clear out toxins, such as formaldehyde, while adding beauty and peace to your space. Below is a list of air-purifying plants we carry here at Weidners!...

Thank You!

It’s been almost a year since COVID interrupted our lives. The impact on many has been difficult and even devastating. To those who lost loved ones, our hearts go out to you. It has been a year of learning many new things, for some how to survive and thrive without...

How to not kill your beautiful Maidenhair Fern

Evelyn’s Corner The most beautiful delicate fern but forget to water just one time. Oops, it’s not so pretty. Here are Evelyn’s tips for keeping your Maidenhair Fern happy. #1 Location Give it a bright spot away from strong sun or excess heat. The Kitchen window or...

Peach Leaf Curl

Peach leaf curl, is a disease caused by the fungus Taphrina deformans. (The second name gives you a clue. Deformans) When using copper sprays. The higher the concentration of copper the more effective the spray will be. We like the Copper-based fungicides like...

Chrysanthemum Care

Care is easy. Keep your Mums well-watered. If you let your Mum wilt once or twice it will forgive you and perk right back up. If you let your Mum really dry out and wilt down three or four times it may not actually, die but it will look so bad you will wish it were...

Help for that important Summer Fruit tree Pruning!

Summertime is time for eating those juicy peaches and picking your blueberries. So Good! Summer time is also the time for some quick and easy tasks your fruit trees will appreciate. For more help go to the Dave Wilson Fruit Trees web site. This is the wholesale fruit...

Hot Weather Hints

Its summertime and along comes hot weather. Here are some hot weather tips from the good folks at Weidners. First and foremost, you should look after yourself so make sure you are keeping cool. Enquiring about an air conditioning unit from one hour heating & air...

Chrysanthemum Care

Care is easy. Keep your Mums well-watered. If you let your Mum wilt once or twice it will forgive you and perk right back up. If you let your Mum really dry out and wilt down three or four times it may not actually, die but it will look so bad you will wish it were...

Help for that important Summer Fruit tree Pruning!

Summertime is time for eating those juicy peaches and picking your blueberries. So Good! Summer time is also the time for some quick and easy tasks your fruit trees will appreciate. For more help go to the Dave Wilson Fruit Trees web site. This is the wholesale fruit...

Hot Weather Hints

Its summertime and along comes hot weather. Here are some hot weather tips from the good folks at Weidners. First and foremost, you should look after yourself so make sure you are keeping cool. Enquiring about an air conditioning unit from one hour heating & air...

A Colorful Succulent Garden to Copy

You could easily duplicate this vivid succulent garden at Weidner's nursery in Encinitas, CA. It's a three-dimensional showcase of succulents superbly suited to mild, frost-free regions.* Most of the plants in this display garden are readily available and you can...

Fruit Trees & Berries

Fruit Tree tasks for January and February Here are some handy hints and some fruit tree garden jobs that need to be done in January/February. The work you do now will pay off all summer long. The words we use can be confusing. When we say ‘Fruit Trees' we...

What’s Eating Your Plants?

What is eating your garden? It could be anything from greedy little caterpillars to gophers, or even some flocks of wild parrots. Holes in the leaves or skeletonized leaves. Insects that suck the life out of your plants is another topic. Look for that soon. We'll talk...