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The Goal is to relax in the Garden
LOW Maintenance is not NO Maintenance
PLAN, PLAN, PLAN AHEAD Site Lifestyle Needs Desires Reality Tolerance
SITE ANALYSIS Sun /shade Wind Soil Hardscapes Trees Neighbor s Flow Try to watch over 4 seasons
Do a soils test Learn what type of soil you are dealing with What it needs to be feed GENERAL RULE #1 COMPOST, COMPOST COMPOST
Right Plant Right place
RIGHT PLANT RIGHT PLACE Place plants that cohabitate Watch hardscapes Layer Keep flow going
Plant coverage = less weeding
FILL IT IN
KEY STEPS TO GOOD SOIL PREP AMEND SOILS WITH CLEAN COMPOST GOOD SOIL INTERGRATION SHEET MULCHING for Bed preparation = Less labor
USE YOUR LEAVES AS MULCH
Is it a weed Is it a slug Is it a bug Is it a worm Is it a pathogen/disease KNOW THY PEST
Verticillium Wilt Leaf Rollers
KNOW THY WEED
HAIRY BITTERCRESS/ WINTERCRESS Annual weed Flowers in the winter with seed heads at the same time, YIKES Does have a tap root Edible Hand weed Sheet mulch
DANDELOIN Perennial Deep taproot Edible Hand pull, but get all of the root Burn out Hot water treatment
CHICKWEED Stellaria media Winter annual Loves Turfgrass Shallow, fibrous root Hand pull Sheet much
OXALIS, Red Wood Sorrel Perennial Flowers in the summer time Stoloniferous roots Seeds can shoot up to 13 feet. YIKES Dig out Burn out Hand pull before seed heads set
JAPANESE KNOTWEED YIKES Perennial Spreads by rhizomes and seed Inject the stem with an herbicide
KEY TIPS KNOW YOUR GRASS CUT SHORT IN SPRING and RAISE THE BLADES ALL YEAR LONG HIGHER GRASS 1.5 to 2.5 REQUIRE LESS WATER AND LESS MOWING Lime in spring and fertilize with ORGANICS
PRUNING PICK THE RIGHT PLANT FOR THE RIGHT PLACE DONT FIGHT NATURE DONT Ball and box KNOW when the right time to prune
The Goal is to relax in the Garden
Annie Bamberger annieb@dennis7dees 503.969.4697
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