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Tidewater Gardening practice to use pebbles, stones, and shards of clay pots in the bottom of the pots. However, these materials do not need to be added to the bottoms of planting containers. This actually reduces space for root growth and, thus, plant growth. Some houseplants will drop leaves and slow their growth as they become accustomed to lowlight conditions indoors. Be careful not to over-water them during this adjustment period that may take several weeks. Start fall clean up in the flower beds by cutting back anything that has finished blooming or is diseased. Leave the large seed heads

Coneflower seeds are a special treat for our bird friends during the winter months. of black-eyed Susans, coneflowers and other perennials for birds to feed on over the winter. Divide and move perennials now. You should dig up and store tender bulbs like dahlias, caladiums, cannas

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September 2013 ttimes web magazine  

Tidewater Times September 2013

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