The Garden Blog at Pinder's

Magnet Works (flags & mats)

We are very pleased to carry a new line from a company called Magnet Works. We will be featuring their small and larger flags which are made from their exclusive SolarSilk® polyester fabric, they’re 40% heavier and more durable than typical flags, yet softer and silkier for better drape and movement in the breeze. They are permanently dyed using state-of-the-art two-sided dye-sublimation for more vivid colors, better...
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Timely Tips for Week 43-44

So here we are at the tail end of our rainy season and it seems the precipitation fairies are seeking to get the most out of this season as they can. I simply can’t recall a recent wet season that has been as wet as the 2012 season has been. While this is good news for us with regard to our aquifers being adequately recharged,...
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Plant of the week: Muhlenbergia capillaris aka Hair Grass, Pink Muhly Grass

Plant Favs from Terri Gardeners who find themselves transplanted to our Zone 10 conditions will often lament the lack of seasons in our climate.  At no time of the year does the constant verdant green of our landscape evoke more homesickness than in autumn.  No, we don’t have the symphony of leaf color that is emblematic of the traditional harvest season, but that is because...
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