alero & Sons Inc. V Garden Center 60 Old South Rd        Nantucket, Massachusetts         02554 Tel. 508-228-2397       Fax  508-228-5042

February 2019

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Mild winter days can promote undesirable transpiration in broadleaf evergreen

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Take stock of garden supplies needed for the coming season

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Cracked sunflower seeds result in less mess under the bird feeder

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Warm air leakage from inside is the primary cause of ice dam

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Scout landscapes for signs of animal browsing

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Plant a container herb garden on a sunny kitchen windowsill

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Check perennial beds for plants that have heaved

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Don,t use fertilizer as a de-icing material

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President's Day

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Pansies and violas can be started from seed this month

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The compost pile needs turning in the winter too

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Choose milder days for pruning

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tidy up the garden shed before the season starts

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