3 Great Reasons to Grow Your Own Vegetables

The growing of your own produce seems to be gaining momentum in households everywhere. Many have debated the idea whether to grow their own or to purchase from the grocery store, and have settled on […]

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2015 Spring Event Schedule

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Start Planning Now for Your Spring Planting Project

Have you let this endless winter get you into a funk?  For most kinds of trees and shrubs, early spring is the ideal planting season.  It is always advised to start your planning as soon […]

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Prescription For Success

Prescriptive Fertilization

At Wiesner Bros. we believe that knowledge is a powerful tool.  The more information that you have on your landscape and garden, the better you understand the reason certain tasks are done. Fertilization of […]

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Wiesner Bros. goes international part II

Wiesner Bros. Continues Work Internationally.

 

 

 

This January Hans Wiesner, ASLA our staff landscape architect had the opportunity to travel to Cartagena Colombia.  He is part of a team from Christ Church NYC a Methodist Church in […]

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Wiesner Bros. goes international

WIESNER BROTHERS GOES INTERNATIONAL

This week the pastoral staff of Christ Church New York City (United Methodist Church) called upon Hans Wiesner to offer his professional expertise in developing a “green zone” adjacent to a church […]

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Tips to minimize snow damage to your upright evergreens

Upright evergreens can take a beating over the course of a winter such as the one we're experiencing this year.  There are some things you can do to minimize the long term damage. Proper preparation is best […]

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BROADLEAF EVERGREEN WINTER CARE TIP

Hollies, Rhododendrons, and Laurels are just a few examples of broadleaf evergreens common to our area.  These plants help keep our landscapes looking beautiful year round. The dry winds of winter blow across these plants robbing them of their […]

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Getting your roses ready for winter

Leave the last blooms in the fall on the plant to form hips.  This will slow growth and help them go dormant.  Continue to spray with fungicide until the leaves drop.  Rake off and remove […]

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Christmas Tree Care

To care for your Wiesner Bros. Fraser Fir Christmas Tree:

 

Make a fresh cut straight across the base of the tree. Cut off approximately 1/4" to 1/2" before placing tree in the stand.

 

Use a stand […]

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Araucaria araucana (Monkey Puzzle Tree)

This is a picture of the rare monkey puzzle tree. It is native to Chile and Argentina and is now endangered. This rare tree can live up to a thousand years old!! It is also […]

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Contorted Filbert

A famous Contorted Filbert or commonly seen as Harry Lauder’s walking stick. This tree was discovered in the in the mid-1800s and has been a big hit ever since. This very slow growing tree has […]

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Dragon-Eye Pine

 
This is one cool looking evergreen. This slow growing specimen can reach over 30 feet tall! This tree has odd colored needles covering it. They are green with yellow bands on them. This yellow intensifies […]

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Golden Spanish Fir

A collectors item this is a very rare and unique tree. It has very stiff nonpointy needles. The needles are green but every year the new growth is a very special sulfur-gold color. This is […]

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Umbrella Pine

 
This is an ancient Japanese evergreen tree. Fossil records date it back to first appearing over 230million years ago (which is before the dinosaurs.) Unlike most pines the needles aren't needles. They have the shape […]

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