The Garden Blog at Pinder's

The Perfect Fraser for You

You’ll know it when you see it! Choose your “just right” tree from among our large selection of North Carolina Fraser Firs. Why Fraser? Fraser Firs are simply the best trees for a Florida Christmas. These trees are grown sustainably and are selected for GREAT performance, even when subjected to our well-above-freezing temperatures, holding their needles long past Santa’s entrance and exit!  Of course, we...
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Bee the Pollinator

Are you noticing that your zucchini is not developing?  Here is a trick to get lots of fruit from cucumbers, zucchini, yellow squash, cantaloupe, and pumpkins.  With the decline of the bee population, you’re the next best pollinator around!  Most flowers become mature or receptive in the early morning and pollen must be transferred to the stigma of the female flower.  A small paint brush...
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We Planted Our Veggies!

Earlier this week at the nursery, we prepped our beds by adding organic soils and fertilizers and yesterday we planted the first veggie plants of the season. Lettuce, Pac Choi, Broccoli, Cabbage and many more were planted, watered in, and put to bed for the night. Planting late in the afternoon helps the little veggie starts manage the stress from being planted, because they don’t...
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