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...
During July and August we can receive between 7-8 inches of rain each month. If we get a hurricane it can be a higher amount of rain. Turn your sprinklers off. Conserve our water. Too much water can be detrimental to plants and lawns. Plants can be sprayed with...
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...
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...
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 14 After the Cold Weather, What Now?
Feb 11 Roses – A Recipe for Success
Feb 25 Better Lawn and Gardens Host
11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Mar 11 Vegetable Gardening for the Spring
Apr 08 Attracting Butterflies
May 13 Orchid Care 101
Glen Gary of Ridge Orchid Society
Jun 10 “Summerizing” Your Yard
Jul 08 Citrus Success
Aug 12 Landscaping Your Yard
Sep 09 Vegetable Gardening for the Fall
Oct 14 Foliage Flowers and Fruit
Satisfying the Senses
Nov 11 Attracting Birds to Your Yard
Dec 09 Color, Cold Hardy and Low Maintenance Landscaping