The Garden Blog at Pinder's

CREATE A TRADITION AS YOU CHOOSE THE FAMILY CHRISTMAS TREE, NOVEMBER 2010.

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 above-freezing temperatures, holding their needles well past Santa Clause! Of course, we handle them...
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A NIGHT GARDEN IN AUGUST, 2010

This Full Moon Draws Our Focus Back to The Routines of Life, But Don’t Stop Dreaming! As folks who work the earth, our family has come to recognize the subtle changes in our surroundings that come with each passing full moon. Perhaps you have learned to notice these changes too. Did you notice last week how the light was different– more golden than white? Did...
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Landscape Care In the Late Summer, AUGUST 2010

It is what I call the doldrums of summer. The persistent heat has taken its toll. And the absent rains have made the heat stress of a Zone 10 summer that much more intolerable. Remember the Pinder’s Mantra: “A plant is a living organism responding to an ever-changing environment.”   As growers, gardeners, horticulturists we have a special regard for the rhythms of the seasons. We...
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