The Garden Blog at Pinder's

Grafted Tomatoes

Pinder’s Nursery grafted tomatoes are stronger, faster, more able to fend off foes than regular tomato plants- and their yields are bigger! Grafted tomatoes go above and beyond by defending against pests (here in our area that is important because these plants are resistant to nematods), diseases, temperature extremes and poor soil while producing long, abundant harvests of tasty fruit! Grafting works by joining the top part...
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4 star Hummingbird garden “Why do they like red?”

So why is it the Hummingbirds typically demonstrate a preference for red blooms? The answer is the product of generations of natural selection. You see, a hummingbird must expend a great deal of energy flapping those wings as it forages for nectar. The more successful those foraging efforts–measured as volume of nectar collected/energy expended—the more likely that particular hummingbird will live to maturity in order...
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Timely Tips Week 46

Get out and plant! One of the most confusing things about gardening in Zone 10 Florida is when to plant your bedding plants. Well the time is NOW! The second most confusing thing to Florida gardeners is what is an “annual” and what is “perennial”. We find that so many folks who choose to plant flowers believe they are getting a better value with “perennials”...
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