Gardening Success During a Drought? YES! ~ Part 1

Gardening Success During a Drought? YES! ~ Part 1

Garden Success in a Drought? Yes! Part 1

On this edition of High Hand University, Farmer Fred answers his own question emphatically: “Garden Success in a Drought? Yes!” And he has the proof. Joining him onstage for even more proof:

Don Franklin of Hunter Industries ( talks about the latest in water-saving sprinkler heads; smart irrigation control boxes that take all the guesswork out of wondering if your lawn needs water; and, the innovative Eco-Mat, a subsurface drip irrigation system for lawns. High Hand Nursery’s own Scott Paris shows off low-water use, easy care, beautiful plants, including geraniums, salvias, butterfly bushes, barberries, guara, digiplexis and the amazing lawn substitute, Kurapia

Gardening Success During a Drought? YES! ~ Part 1

“All About Citrus” Part 2

In Part 2 of All About Citrus, Farmer Fred and Ed Laivo of Four Winds Growers talk about the best fertilizers for citrus trees: oranges, lemons, mandarins, limes, kumquats and more. And they answer the audience’s questions on a variety of topics, including:

How to plant citrus in containers (do it gradually!) The advantages of drip irrigation for citrus trees How to water a citrus tree that’s in a lawn…during a drought How to control citrus suckers and water sprouts A tip or two for improving water penetration in containerized citrus trees The disadvantages of weed cloth Protecting citrus in a frost What’s new in the world of citrus (hint: it’s from Australia)

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