Revive your yard and garden after a long, cold, wet winter
🔊 Don and John emerge from a long winter and offer some things for you to consider. Is there still time for pruning? What do you do about snow mold or voles? Listen now.
Every winter is different, just as every growing season is different, and each one presents you with its own challenges to overcome and timeline for action.
In this episode, Don and John emerge from our long, cold, wet winter and offer some things for you to consider based on what they're observing. Is there still time for pruning? What do you do about snow mold or voles? Listen now for all that and more.
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