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Work outside in a country setting unloading and loading plants, watering and making the nursery look great! Must be able to lift 50# and work outdoors in all weather conditions. Ability to operate forklift and loaders a plus, or will train. Apply in person at Backbone Valley Nursery.
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Weed Control with Horticultural Vinegar Are you looking for a more “natural” way to kill unwanted grass and weeds? Fortunately, we have options! One method that has been around for years is using 20% Horticultural Vinegar as a “burn back” method to kill weeds. “Burn back” is exactly what it sounds like. The Vinegar “burns” back the leaves of the weed. The vinegar is not translocated to the roots like the chemical methods of weed control, and it is likely that the weed will grow back from the roots again. When the weed grows back, we hit it again with the vinegar. Some weeds will only require one or two [...]
Nasturtiums in Central Texas Nasturtiums are a cool-season annual in Central Texas and are easily grown from seed in pots or seeded directly in the garden. Native to the mountain regions of Central Mexico, Argentina and Chile, they thrive in cool temperatures, but do not tolerate freeze or frost. The plants will fade when it gets hot, so planting when it is cool is mandatory. Nasturtiums are easy to grow from seed, and are a fun project for late winter gardens. Nasturtium seeds are large and have a hard seed coat. Soak the seeds overnight to soften the seed coat for faster germination. [...]