Seed Starter Seminar – April 4, 2015

April 19th, 2015|

     1. Seeds

What to start indoors
When to start

Starting Mix

Soil-less mixes

Containers

Trays
Pots
Peat

Covers

Plastic Covers
Bags

The Procedure

Soaking the seed
Preparing the starting mix
Planting

Temperature & Light

Refrigerator & heat mats

Care for your Seedling

Thinning
Fertilizing

Seeds

What to start?

I start […]

What the hell happened to my plants?!

April 11th, 2015|

As we collectively boo old man winter  off stage, we are beginning to notice  his brutal effects in our landscapes across the North East. This winter was not very kind to our beloved broadleaf evergreens.  […]

Why Fertilize?

April 3rd, 2015|

Fertilizer is applied to provide your garden with the proper conditions for optimal growth. Any plant grown in the best soil will absorb nutrients over time and leave the soil less fertile.  This is why your garden needs […]

3 Great Reasons to Grow Your Own Vegetables

March 27th, 2015|

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 […]

2015 Spring Event Schedule

March 19th, 2015|

Start Planning Now for Your Spring Planting Project

March 7th, 2015|

Have you let this endless winter get you into a funk?  For most kinds of trees and shrubs, […]

Prescription For Success

February 28th, 2015|

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 […]

Wiesner Bros. goes international part II

February 26th, 2015|

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 […]

Wiesner Bros. goes international

February 22nd, 2014|

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 […]

Tips to minimize snow damage to your upright evergreens

February 14th, 2014|

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 […]

BROADLEAF EVERGREEN WINTER CARE TIP

December 19th, 2013|

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 […]

Getting your roses ready for winter

December 6th, 2013|

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 […]

Christmas Tree Care

November 16th, 2013|

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 […]

Araucaria araucana (Monkey Puzzle Tree)

August 22nd, 2013|

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 […]

Contorted Filbert

August 22nd, 2013|

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 […]