Martha's Secrets Blog

 

Dogwoods and Japanese Persimmons FYI

I have a few rants regarding red and pink dogwood trees as well as Japanese Persimmon trees if you will bear with me.


I continually see Red and Pink dogwood seeds for sale online.  Although it's not totally impossible to grow the red and pink dogwood from seed, it's more than likely that you...

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Mother’s Day is rapidly approaching

Mother's Day is Sunday, May 13th.


Give a gift that keeps on giving such as a citrus tree, cocktail tree, chocolate mimosa tree, red dogwood, bamboo or banana plants.

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Don’t let Mother Nature catch you by surprise

Spring is here, or is it?  Mother Nature likes to surprise gardeners in the spring.  Some areas across the country still have the potential for a frost or freeze and no matter where you live, Mother Nature can flip the switch and play havoc with gardeners.  It is best to keep a close eye on the...

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Spring is coming, save on shipping before the dormant trees bud and leaf out

Spring in the air which means that it won't be much longer before our dormant bareroot trees start budding.  Right now we can still safely ship the dormant bareroot trees.  After the trees bud out, we will still have some varieties that can ship in their growing containers but others cannot due...

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Lemons…a cure for cancer?

 
A good friend passed along this article to me and I found it very interesting, to say the least, since I grow citrus trees.
 
Lemon (Citrus) is a miraculous product to kill cancer cells.  It is
10,000 times stronger than chemotherapy.   Why do we not know about that?

Because there...
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Fall is in the air

Fall is in the air

Hello to all of my gardening friends.

The days are getting shorter and fall is definitely in the air.  It's time to start thinking ahead about which plants need to be dug and stored for the winter months.  Depending on your area, some bulbs will need to be dug and potted or stored in dry peat...

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