Prune back any shrubs that look out of control. Proper pruning techniques allow your hedge to grow in height and width. After several years, improvement are required to keep the hedge within it’s boundaries. When 4 to 6 inches of new growth accumulate, the hedge...
There are several ways to prepare your plants to protect them from the cold. Water the soil thoroughly before the cold front moves through the area. Moist soil holds more heat than dry soil. If you have an irrigation system, make sure to shut off your system or it can...
There are several ways to prepare your plants to protect them from cold. Water the soil thoroughly before the cold front moves through the area. Moist soil holds more heat than dry soil. Wrap the trunk of grafted trees with twelve to fourteen layers of newspaper, tie...
The extreme heat and dryness we have had during our summer has put a lot of stress on our plants and lawns. Sporadic heavy rains, intense heat and winds cause water to evaporate very quickly from the leaves. If the roots can’t absorb and convey water fast enough...
Planting for butterflies and hummingbirds recently have taken off. Sure you can attract a couple of butterflies and hummingbirds just by planting a few of the right flowers in the window box or a corner of your landscaped beds. They should have plenty of sun and...
Address Peterson Nursery
2184 County Rd 540A
Lakeland, FL 33813
Mon – Sat: 8:30am–5:00pm
Where: Peterson Nursery When: 9:30am – 10:30am
Jan 12 Roses – A Recipe for Success
Feb 09 Vegetable Gardening for the Spring
Feb 16 Better Lawn and Gardens Host
11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Mar 09* Fruits for Central Florida Climate
Apr 13* Attracting Birds to Your Yard
May 11* Attracting Butterflies to the Garden followed by Orchid Care 101
Glen Gary of Ridge Orchid Society
Jun 08 Pet-friendly Landscaping
Jul 13* All About Plants Made for the Shade
Aug 10* Seasonal Weed Control
Sep 14 Vegetable Gardening for the Fall
Oct 12 Fall into the Season – Autumn Landscaping
Nov 09 Landscaping for Success
Dec 08 Christmas Flowers & Trees
*Mar 09 – Aug 10 on Second Saturday of the Month
Ridge Orchid Society.
9:00AM – 1:00PM.
Bring your plants, we will help you.