What's Coming Up 91: Prunig an old rose, weedkiller, sawfly, Wisteria, seedless trees, wildlife

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In this issue:

Slow plants in a fast spring
Schedule old rose for June cut
Weed killer is seed stopper
Plant bug and pine sawfly alert
Stumped by flowerless Wisteria
Wishing for fruitless Ginkgo: Seedless trees
Why animals' love your salad bar
A trug full of scrabbling terms
Prodding Hyacinth to multiply
A violet surprise
Kid gloves for smothered new bed
Fertilizing a garden's heavyweights
When dead weeds make trouble
As the stem is bent, so dies the vine
Clipped Clematis vine's comeback
Two-tone trees catch the eye

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Acer
            Acer saccharum, sugar maple
                        late to begin growth in spring WU91 Pg 1
Ailanthus, tree of heaven
            suckers WU91 Pg 9
birds
            choose your garden over others WU91 Pg 8
budbreak
            comes later in spring for some WU91 Pg 2
bulb
            nicking WU91 Pg 9-10
            propagation WU91 Pg 9-10
calendar
            plants used to predict pest emergence date WU91 Pg 6
callus
            WU91 Pg 10
Catalpa
            late to begin growth in spring WU91 Pg 1
Clematis
            heavy feeder WU91 Pg 11
            pruning WU91 Pg 11-12
Clethra
            Clethra alnifolia, summersweet
                        late to begin growth in spring WU91 Pg 1-2
crabapple blooms two colors, See Malus
cut flowers
            collecting WU91 Pg 9
dangerous plants
            any plant new to you WU91 Pg 10
deer, See Wildlife
Delphinium
            heavy feeder WU91 Pg 11
dioecious plants
            separate male and female plants WU91 Pg 8
dormancy
            some plants slower to revive WU91 Pg 1-2
Fagus, beech
            late to begin growth in spring WU91 Pg 1
fertilizer
            exotic plants WU91 Pg 11
            heavy feeders WU91 Pg 11
            liquid or solid WU91 Pg 11
            micronutrients WU91 Pg 11
            relationship to flowering WU91 Pg 5
flowers
            two colors on one tree WU91 Pg 13-14
            used as cues to predict pest emergence WU91 Pg 6
fragrance
            Clethra alnifolia, summersweet WU91 Pg 2
            violets, stops singer WU91 Pg 10
fruit
            stop tree from producing WU91 Pg 7-8
Ginkgo
            females grown for fruit WU91 Pg 8
            fruitless male varieties WU91 Pg 8
            medicinal value WU91 Pg 8
            unwanted fruit WU91 Pg 7-8
grass
            ornamental grasses
                        cutting back after spring growth begins WU91 Pg 9
growth regulator
            plant hormones to control growth, bloom, fruitset WU91 Pg 8
Hibiscus
            Hibiscus syriacus, rose of Sharon
                        late to begin growth in spring WU91 Pg 1
Hyacinthus
            Hyacinth bulb propagation WU91 Pg 9-10
Hydrangea
            Hydrangea anomala, climbing Hydrangea
                        training the growth WU91 Pg 11
Itea virginica, Virginia sweetspire
            late to begin growth in spring WU91 Pg 1
Malus, apple/crabapple
            blooms in two colors WU91 Pg 13-14
            suckers WU91 Pg 13
            unwanted fruit WU91 Pg 7-8
medicinal plants
            Ginkgo WU91 Pg 8
meristem
            WU91 Pg 10
Morus, mulberry
            unwanted fruit WU91 Pg 7-8
mulch
            annual flowers held back by mulch WU91 Pg 4
            vegetable garden WU91 Pg 4
nicking
            propagation method WU91 Pg 9-10
Paeonia, peony
            heavy feeder WU91 Pg 11
perennials
            heavy feeders WU91 Pg 11
pests
            four-lined plant bug WU91 Pg 6
            sawfly WU91 Pg 6
            Wisteria bloom as predictor WU91 Pg 6
phenology
            plant development stage as cue to pest emergence WU91 Pg 6
Pinus
            sawfly WU91 Pg 6
problems
            slow to leaf out in spring WU91 Pg 1-2
pruning
            apple WU91 Pg 13
            Clematis WU91 Pg 11-12
            plants remarkably tolerant WU91 Pg 13
            suckers WU91 Pg 13-14
            rejuvenation WU91 Pg 2
            roses WU91 Pg 2-3
            weeping cherry WU91 Pg 14
            Wisteria WU91 Pg 5-6
Prunus, cherry/apricot/peach/plum
            blooms in two colors WU91 Pg 14
            suckers WU91 Pg 13
            unwanted fruit WU91 Pg 7-8
            weeping and straight on one tree WU91 Pg 14
Quercus, oak
            unwanted nuts WU91 Pg 7-8
rabbit, See Wildlife
Rhododendron and azalea
            fertilizer WU91 Pg 11
Rhus
            Rhus aromatica, fragrant sumac
                        late to begin growth in spring WU91 Pg 1
Rosa
            old rose, shrub rose
                        pruning WU91 Pg 2-3
scrabbling, unusual garden terms
            culm, etiolation, ortet, ramet, trug WU91 Pg 9
seed
            ripens even on cut/pulled stem WU91 Pg 11
sex
            male and female flower and plants WU91 Pg 8
soil
            bed preparation WU91 Pg 10-11
            smothering WU91 Pg 10-11
squirrel, See Wildlife
sumac, See Rhus
tree of heaven, See Ailanthus
trees
            preventing fruit-set WU91 Pg 7-8
vines
            grow through small opening WU91 Pg 11
Viola, violet
            side effects of fragrance WU91 Pg 10
violets, See Viola
weedkiller, See Pesticides, herbicide, See also Weeds
weeds
            bindweed WU91 Pg 9
            ripen seed even after cut WU91 Pg 11
            seedlings WU91 Pg 4
            pre-emergent herbicide WU91 Pg 4
            thistle WU91 Pg 9
            tree of heaven WU91 Pg 9
wildlife
            chooses your garden over others' WU91 Pg 8-9
            deer WU91 Pg 8-9
            diversity of foods most attractive WU91 Pg 8-9
            groundhogs WU91 Pg 8-9
            masses of food more attractive WU91 Pg 8-8
            rabbits WU91 Pg 8-9
            repellents' effectiveness varies WU91 Pg 8-9
            shelter as important as food WU91 Pg 8-9
            squirrels WU91 Pg 8-9
            woodchuck, See Groundhog
winter damage
            distinguishing dead from dormant WU91 Pg 1-2
            test twig for life WU91 Pg 1
Wisteria
            WU91 Pg 1, 4, 5
            fails to bloom 4-6
            pruning WU91 Pg 5-6
woodchuck, See Wildlife
words, unusual gardening terms
            culm, etiolation, ortet, ramet, trug WU91 Pg 9

 

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