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Harvesting of Vegetables: G - Z
... bulb curing process. Onions should not be subjected to a heavy frost or the bulbs will be ruined. If they do not ... tubers. It is best to harvest before the first killing frost. If the growing season has been too short to mature ... frost. However, if the average daily temperature is below 150C growth will be reduced or eliminated and the benefit of covering the plant will be questionable. If a heavy frost ...
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Vegetable Harvest Hints
... , bend the tops over to start a bulb curing process. A heavy frost will ruin onion bulbs. If onions do not are not curing ... store well. It is best to harvest before the first killing frost. If the growing season is too short to mature the tubers ... after a light frost. However, if average daily temperatures are below 15C growth is reduced or eliminated. If a heavy frost threatens, harvest and ...
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Moving and Transplanting Trees and Shrubs
... or the fall. Deciduous plants may be moved in the spring as soon as the frost is out of the ground, up until the time when new foliage is partly unfurled ... should be held together with a piece of burlap or sacking. "Lace" the burlap with heavy twine if the tree is to be moved a considerable distance. Dig the new hole ...
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Transplanting Trees
... . On the Prairies, early spring is the best time to transplant. As soon as the frost is out of the ground, well before the leaves appear, the plant's demand for ... the wind will inhibit new roots from growing into the soil beyond the planting hole. Heavy wire should be used to tie the tree, but should not be permitted to directly ...
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Facts About Potatoes
... 4 in). Planting at this depth helps the young shoots from frost damage. Plant more shallowly in heavier soils, especially when planting early ... of reduced yield. Cycles of hot dry weather, followed by heavy rains which cause rapid growth, resulting in rough, knobby, malformed or ... of the tubers, in addition to providing some degree of frost protection. The hill that is formed should be broad and flat ...
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Hardy Bulbs
... a heavier clay soil. Do not plant deeply in poorly drained soil, heavy soil, or soil that is not properly prepared to a depth ... off new roots. As long as there is no danger of hard frost, mulch should be removed in late spring when the bulbs are about ... early ones often come up too early, only to be nipped by hard frost. The species tulips are the "original" plants found by early plant explorers ...
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Johnny-Come-Latelies: Lilies and Daylilies for Late Summer
... the soil 20-25 cm (8-l0 in.) deep and incorporate peat moss into either heavy clay or sandy soil. Add bonemeal or 11-48-0 granular fertilizer (at the rate ... . 'Stella de Oro' - 38 cm (15 in); prolific miniature which blooms from June to hard frost; small golden yellow trumpets. 'Stoplight' - 89 cm (35 in); velvety red spreading petals give this ...
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Lilies
... where melt water remains in the spring. Gardeners can improve drainage, as well as a heavy soil structure, by building raised beds with the addition of coarse sand and peat moss ... mean the difference between frost-damaged and healthy bulbs. Fertilizer: Potassium is seldom needed in prairie soils, but lilies require both nitrogen and phosphorus and are known as "heavy feeders." Incorporating 11 ...
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Peonies
... will delay or inhibit flowering, while shallower planting might make the bud more vulnerable to frost or mechanical injury. Deep planting is the most common reason for failure of peonies to ... plants may need support to prevent the stems from "flopping," especially after wind or a heavy rain. Commercial "hoops" are available for this purpose. PROBLEMS Botrytis (peony blight), a fungal disease ...
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Self-Seeding Annuals for the Back Lane
... the emergence rate in subsequent seasons, you may wish to thin the flowers. While a heavy blanket of emerging seedlings may appear to hold great promise for a brilliant display, over ... darker coloured. Flowers on 60 to 90 cm stems are produced from July to hard frost where there is full sun. Among the cranesbill geraniums, the big root geranium (Geranium macrorrhizum ...
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