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Planting Beds Made Simple

3 Easy Steps to having a Beautiful Spring Planter

Have you ever tried to create a beautiful planter area or planting bed and it just didn’t look right or some plants did well but others died?

Make this spring different. And, viagra generic drugstore it’s easy!

Step 1 – Use plants or flowers with similar sun and water requirements.

Step 2 – Use different plants or flowers but make sure they have some similarity to offer a cohesive look such as all having similar leaves.  Use three focal plants unless you have a very small planter area. And, viagra buy cialis use plants of different heights.

Step 3 – Add garden soil to your planting bed if you don’t already have good soil. Plant tallest plants in the middle or the back of the planting bed and then add shorter plants until the lowest ones are in the front or around the edge. Leave enough room for the plants to reach their mature size. Stagger plants rather than adding them in rows. And, group similar plants in numbers of threes to create interest.You may have to change out some plants that die out faster than others during the season.

Follow these three easy steps and you’re sure to have a beautiful planting bed to enjoy all spring long.

Spray License Continuing EducationDid you know that a company and employees who spray herbicides in Arizona must be certified by the Department of Agriculture’s Office of Pest Management? And, those holding the business license for spraying or who are certified spray technicians must get certified education units (CEU’s) every year to keep their spray license? This is important to keep technicians and the business up-to-date on current practices and laws related to spraying herbicides.

Deborah Munoz-Chacon, Robert Robledo and Nathan Chattin all completed their CEU’s to re-certify for 2015-2016. We will be looking at getting more employees certified within the next year to become spray technicians. This is a valuable service that we provide to our clients.

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March is National Peanut MonthHere are some fun peanut facts that you may not have known:

  • It takes about 540 peanuts to make a 12-ounce jar of peanut butter.
  • There are enough peanuts in one acre to make 30,000 peanut butter sandwiches.
  • Delta Airlines purchased 69.6 million packs of peanuts for its passengers in 2013
  • By law, any product labeled “peanut butter” in the United States must be at least 90 percent peanuts.
  • The world’s largest peanut butter factory churns out 250,000 jars of the tasty treat every day.
  • Four of the top 10 candy bars manufactured in the USA contain peanuts or peanut butter.
  • Peanuts account for two-thirds of all snack nuts consumed in the USA.
  • Peanuts contribute more than $4 billion to the USA economy each year.
  • Americans spend almost $800 million a year on peanut butter.
  • The average peanut farm is 100 acres.
  • Peanut butter/peanut paste is the leading use of peanuts produced in the U.S. (1/2); followed by snack nuts and in-shells (1/4); and, candy and confections (1/4).
  • Peanuts are the #1 snack nut consumed in the U.S., accounting for two-thirds of the snack nut market.
This information came from the National Peanut Board
Copyright © March 2015, Sonoran Oasis Landscaping, All rights reserved.Our mailing address is:
P.O. Box 30937
Tucson, AZ 85751
(520) 370-5697

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