Redlands Daily Facts from Redlands, California on March 13, 1964 · Page 16
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16 -Friday, Mar. 13J9M Red/oncfs Poi/y focfs WILKINSOIS GARDEN TOOLS KouVe never seen nor handled garden fools like fhese . . . OUR BEST BUY Wilkinson Sword Garden Tools are the finesh Perfect balance makes them easy to handle with less effort. Cutting edges of chrome- plated sword steel stay sharp for years. We recommend them heartily. LONG-HANDLED LAWN SHEAR Cuts where the mower can't reach — you don't have to kneel. KNIFECUT PRUNER All-purpose pruner. Cuts perfectly clean without effort — no bruising. LONG-HANDLED PRUNER Easily cuts branches up to 1 VA ". Floating bearing keeps blade true. AVAILABLE ONLY AT DANGERMOND'S NURSERY 27601 W. Redlands Blvd. Phone 792-3885 CLOSED SUNDAYS Japanese touch easy to acquire in your garden The last decade has seen a remarkable interest in Japanese gardens, both the miniatures, the sand gardens and the larger scale types. But even more than complete .'Japanese gardens, the interest has grown in Japanese touches in our Western gardens because we have finaHy become sophisticated enough to realize that we do not have to abandon what wc already know and admire in order to admire sometbing else as well. If you are interested in giving some comer of your garden a quite Japanese feeling one of the basic maferials certainly should be one of the Fern or Yew Pines. Not all of these are actually from Japan or even China (where much of the Japa nese garden style originated). You will find them distributed in nature all the way from South and East .Africa to New Zealand through South America, then Japan, China, India, Malaya, the Philippine Islands. There are even some native to the West Indies and Central America. But while they are not native to California, most of them love our slate as well as well as they ever could their own homes. Curiously enough, they not only arc very tough, will take cold down to 10 degrees, will grow in either full sun or full shade (almost, anyway), they prefer a hot, dry spot and hence grow perfectly with our tough natives. The leaves of the Yew Pine look like flat needles, arc very pointy and have a very definite Pine-like look. Vet they even more have a Yew-like appearance. However, their green is not macabre or deprcssingly dark, but a good color and some have a quite bright green leaf. The result is a graceful little tree (as natives some of these will grow to 100 feet) or hedge or tub plant that grows fairly rapidly in its youth but slows down as it ages. We can make an excellent hedge of it 5 to 7 feet high and anywhere from 18 in. to 5 feet wide. Very flexible as you can see. Actually, you can shape the Yew Pine almost any way you want to with excellent results. In one extensive ganien it was used as a hedge, quite thick, with niches. At various seasons there were Fuchsias, Azaleas, and Camellias in tubs. The Yew Pine hedge made a wonderful wall of green to show off the (lowcricg plants at their best. Because various ones of this group assume a graceful, informal habit of growth if left I alone, they are frequently used alone as silhouette plants against a wall. They do very well in tubs or other containers; they are very useful at the edge of a pool or stream because they are so readily shaped to form an interesting pattern. Some white sand, a few selected rocks, a stone lantern and Y'ew or Fern Pine and j-ou have an excellent entry-way with the Japanese feeling. The Yew Pine will take that much shade. The Yew Pine, and its cousins, do like a high organic content in the soil (humus, that is) but they will get along with out it, they are so remarkably tough and accommodating — once established. They will want some watering and may look a little burned around the edges when young if you put them out along the ocean where the salt spray and blasting trade winds knock them arotmd. But as time goes on, they'll told up even under those conditions. There are a number of differ ent Yew Pines. Check your California Association of Nurseryman member for the differ' ent ones. Along with the restrained use of rocks and sand, that seem to help create the Japanese look — or a pool or small stream- you should select the Yew Pine's companions carefully. Climbing over the rocks you could use Irish SIoss or Japa nese Spurge or even Dwarf Campanula, which makes a de lightfui. dainty picture with its blue bells. To give a strong col or to the scene you could use one of the Lily of the Valley shrubs, which are slow growing, itoo, with handsome foliage and in winter (January. February, March) are covered with huge clusters of tiny, bell-like white flowers. One of the Lily of the Valley's is particularly fine as its new growth is flame red and sometimes the shrub is mistaken for an azalea at a distance when the new growth is out. Azaleas, of course, are very natural in a Japanese scene and in season provide all the color you need. It is a good idea to place your Yew Pine higher than Uie azaleas if possible because the azaleas will want constant moisture and the Y'ew Pine pre fcrs it hot and dry (but can stand almost anything). Trimmed properly, the Yew Pine provides excellent cover for the azaleas. Bamboo in cer tain forms can be used here — 'just look at a Japanese screen and you'U get ideas for the dc sign of Japanese garden set' tings. A convenient guide for would-be rosarians E»rly When the American pioneers of Kentucky were fighting In dians and struggling for the right to navigate the Mis- sissppi, Spanish pioners of California were enjoying fruit' ful orchards and beautiful gar Ideas and the trend started by the Spaniards has continued to grow and expand to the present day, according to the American Association of Nurserymen. DANGERMOND'S HAS EVERYTHING FOR YOUR GARDEN Keep Your Garden Pest-Free The ORTHO Way BUGETA For Snails mm For Bugs ORTHORIX For Mi/dew DANGERMOND'S NURSERY For FREE Delivery Phone 792-3885 27601 West Redlands Blvd. Blue Chip Stamps Closed Sundays Shakespeare may have reserved some of his most famous lines for the rose, and la ter poets devoted their praise to the plant, but none of them bad the fortune that the ordinary gardener has today. None of them ever saw the modem hybrid tea varieties, or even heard of a grandiflora. or the modem floribunda or the miniatures. After nearly two centuries of work, the men who create new varieties have developed more beautiful blooms, more flowers per bush, a wider and better range of colors, greater hardiness and fascinat ing novelties. As a result it is very easy to become a success ful rosarian today. . . without really trying. The tost thing you should know before jtiu set out to enjoy roses to the full is the various types with which you can work today and the pos sibiUties of each. Your Califor nia Association of Nurserj-man member will be happy to guide you in your selection of any of the following varieties. Hybrid Teas are still by all odds the most widely grown of the modem roses and with good reason. There is an almost com plete range of colors from which to choose; a great range of flower size and shape and a wide variance of fragrance. The Hybrid Tea roses resulted from the crossing of Hybrid Perpe tual varieties with Tea-scented roses. The first such hybrid intro duced in 1873 — has given way to others more vigorous, more colorful, more resistant to dis ease. Their charm lies mainly in their gorgeous flower, either allowed to remain on the bush or picked for show or use in the house. They are a sight to behold in the garden either planted in a separate rose area or interspersed with evergreens. It is wise, too, to plant in groups of three or five — all the same color and variety. This gives you the full impact of the plant and you don't have to worry about spoiling the effect when you pick a bouquet The Floribundas are increasingly popular, although certain ly no new discovery. However, the range of good, clean colors is constantly created and a good deal of fragrance has been bred into this group that wasn't there before.These make wonderful medium-sized hedges to about 3« feet They are also at their best planted in front of taller growing rose varieties. They are indeed a boon to the "let - them - Uke- care - of - themself" gardener since they are very disease and insect resistant. You can coax even more blooms out of them by a light hedge - pruning treatment when they start to go out of bloom. The Grandiflora represents a new group introduced by the hy­ bridizers In this decade. It actually faDs somewhere in classi- fjcaUon between the hybrid tea and the floribunda. Plants are tall. In some areas and depending upon variety, they may grow to six feet or more. Flower form is classic and high-, centered, resembling the hybrid tea with the same long stems found so desirable for cutting. However, these lovely flowers are borne in clusters of the floribunda type — profuse and free flowering. They can also stand shearing like the floribundas to get a new burst of bloom. The more you pick the more they seem to bloom. 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Mett advanced product in its field. 2. Now yeu can centrol all maior diseases of roses with |ust one spray. 3. Excellent for control of most diseases en a wide variety ef flower* and shrvfat. 4. Eeenomicel — cost appreximetely 30c a week hr the ever- age garden. 5. Mey be combined with ORTHO ISOTOX Garden Spray and ORTHO Liquid Re«* Feed fer all-purpese insect end disease control and fertilixatien. < OZ. PKC. ORTHO SPRAY-ETTE Queen Size-6 GoBons feofffej; T. Patanftd. mfemal metering ieti assure •itwKf, Nile l« vitally necessary fer ipreyina plants and It an exclusive feature of the ORTHO Queen Sixe Spray-Ette. 2. Fast spraying — no pumping, no mixing. Operate* an all verietie* of water pressure from your garden hose. 3. On-Off laver control* applicatien ef spray material. Handy shut-eff on sprayer head. 4. Long nozzle give* greater reach. 5. Each ipruyw has a back flew safety valve which absolutely prevent* any centeminatSen *f water supply in your water system. <. 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