Monthly Archives: March 2006

Keeping Crows from Cherries

Q. How do i keep crows out of my cherry trees? I heard an owl decoy might work ..Help? Scott Landon – Surrey, B.C. A. I am sorry to say that the “Natural Enemy Scarecrow” sold to control “birds” is … Continue reading

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Lime To Control Moss?

Q. I just recently mowed for the 1st time this year.  The moss is so thick that it’s difficult to mow.  It has not been thatched in years but we have used weed and feed with moss killer in the … Continue reading

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Moving English Laurels

Q.  We have a long low laurel hedge that is set about 10 feet too far into the property and we’d very much like to move it further out. I know laurels are pretty forgiving of pruning, but can they … Continue reading

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Repotting Ficus Bonsai

Q. Dear Peter, I have had a Ginseng Ficus Bonsai for almost four years. Its size has increased by about a third. I have only watered it and it was doing fine until recently. Now it is beginning to drop … Continue reading

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The Perfect Tree?

Q.  Dear Peter:  I am searching for the “perfect tree” for my backyard.  We have a fairly standard city size lot and I am looking for something that is no more than 20-25′, disease resistant and doesn’t require much pruning … Continue reading

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