More Potting & Removal of Phragmites

More Potting & Removal of Phragmites

The clematis that we had potted 2 weeks ago are starting to take off and grow and soon may be a tangled mess that we must cut apart even though the plants are at a spacing of one foot on center. The hydrangeas planted on the nursery property are blooming profusely...
So Much Potting!

So Much Potting!

The Blueberry Fest went well except for the high temperatures coupled with high humidity. The re-potting of shrubs made it possible for the majority of the workers at the nursery to remain out of the hot sun while others had to brave the hot sun to supervise outdoor...
Blueberry Festival Time!

Blueberry Festival Time!

Tomorrow is the 9th annual Blueberry Festival with hayrides, food, music, children’s activities and of course blueberries. Entrance admission is free except the purchase of food or nursery stock from the nursery portion as all events will largely center around the Owl...
Heat, Humidity & Summer!

Heat, Humidity & Summer!

With this week being Fourth of July week, we are in the full throw of summer and with the accompanying heat and humidity of this hottest month of the year.  With the subsidence of frequent rain and torrential rains, most of the gardens are beginning to grow and...
Owl Barn is OPEN!

Owl Barn is OPEN!

6-28-19 blog While the nursery chores of potting, trimming, weeding, spacing and general cleanup still continues, another aspect of the nursery has ramped up as the Owl Barn has opened with the harvest of sweet corn and tomatoes from Marietta, Ohio. Growers along the...
The rain continues for Ohio…

The rain continues for Ohio…

As the rain continues for Ohio and surrounding states, problems for farmers have grown worse as the crops they have managed to plant are suffering because of constant soggy soils. Three days at least are needed to make hay so that without sun, hay making is impossible...