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Edition 13.49 Yamagami's Garden Center December 5, 2013
Store Hours: 7 Days a Week, from 9 AM to 5 PM
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FEATURED QUOTE :

"Never worry about the size of your Christmas tree. In the eyes of children, they are all 30 feet tall."
~Larry Wilde, The Merry Book of Christmas


 
 

Celebrate the Season of Giving
with Yamagami's
12 Days of Christmas Deals!

From December 12th to December 24th, Yamagami's is offering discounts on our top gift picks for the season. Why not take advantage of these offers and pick up some goodies for yourself too?







• Fri., Dec.13th
Spin our wheel for 10-30% off your entire purchase of in-stock items.
• Sat., Dec.14th
30% off Houseplants 6" or larger
• Sun., Dec.15th
30% off Living Christmas trees
• Mon., Dec.16th
30% off Windchimes
• Tues., Dec.17th
30% off Camellias
• Wed., Dec.18th
30% off Garden Gloves
• Thurs., Dec.19th
30% off Garden Hats
• Fri., Dec.20th
30% off Garden Shoes
• Sat., Dec.21st
30% off Pottery
• Sun., Dec.22nd
30% off Citrus
• Mon., Dec.23rd
30% off Door Mats
• Tues., Dec.24 th
(Closing at 2 PM) Spin our wheel for 20-40% off your entire purchase of in-stock items.











Cannot be added with other discounts, sod or sale items.

 
 

 

How About A Living Christmas Tree This Year?

Many people prefer a living Christmas tree they can nurture and reuse every year. Yamagami's offers lots of tree choices this holiday season. You'll find trees from 1 foot to 7 feet tall. If you want a tree that will live in a container for years to come, consider the Alberta spruce or Colorado blue spruce. Both are slow-growing and can live in a container for years. After Christmas, you can also plant them in your garden and decorate them outside for years to come.

Here are some tips for care of living Christmas trees used indoors:
Living Christmas trees should be kept indoors for no more than two weeks. Water them well before bringing them in and keep their soil moist during their stay. We suggest using a large saucer with stones under the pot. Using a turkey baster, keep the water level in the rocks of the saucer below the drainage holes of the pot. Place a piece of cork under the saucer to keep moisture from condensing on your flooring.

Indoors, they prefer a sunny, well-lit location. Avoid placing them by a heater, heater vent, or fireplace. Use miniature lights (LED are best) and lightweight ornaments to avoid damage to the limbs.

After Christmas, they need to be gradually readjusted to life outdoors. Hose them off after removing the ornaments. Put them in a location with afternoon shade for a couple of weeks before moving them to a sunny location. Keep them well watered, especially in the summer. If you leave the tree in a container, be sure to give it a quarter turn monthly for even growth all around.

Whether living or cut, choose your perfect Christmas tree at Yamagami's Nursery this year for a merry and bright holiday!


Preventative Medicine Tips for Fruit Trees

Timing is everything when it comes to pest control. It's time for some preventative medicine for your fruit trees.

If you had Shothole Fungus on your apricot, cherry or other stone fruit trees, spray them at leaf drop with Monterey Liqui-Cop.

If your peach or nectarine tree had Peach Leaf Curl, your first preventative spraying of Monterey Liqui-Cop should be applied just after leaf drop. If there are no plants under the tree, spray the ground underneath it too.

A preventative tip for apricots: DO NOT PRUNE in winter.

They are very susceptible to a disease (Eutypa dieback), which they contract in cold, wet weather. We recommend pruning apricots from right after harvest up until late summer.

Shothole Fungus on Leaf

Peach Leaf Curl Damage

Eutypa Dieback on Mature
Apricot Tree

Tip for Sub-tropical fruits: If you haven't already, spray frost-tender fruit trees with Cloud Cover. It's the first step in frost protection. Tender fruits include avocados, guavas (not pineapple guava) limes, grapefruits, passion fruit, and bananas. For more protection ideas, see our Frost Protection Guide here. Do not prune frost-tender fruits in winter as it exposes the core of the plant to frost damage. If you see frost damage, leave it alone as it acts as insulation for the core of the plant.

 So much grief can be prevented with these timely tips. Let Yamagami's help you succeed with your own garden of good eatin'.

For more tips on Winter Fruit Tree Care, attend a class on Sunday, January 12th at 11 AM or Saturday, January 25th at 10 AM. Local Fruit Expert, Nancy Garrison, will lead the classes and even make variety suggestions for our area. Fee is $20, which is rebated as a coupon for $20 good for a week after the class. Save your seat! Call us at (408) 252-3347 to register using a credit card. Don't miss out!


 

Roses Are On Their Way!

Paper potted rose bushes and climbers are arriving soon-- just in time for gift giving!

Click here to see our list.

Attend a Winter Rose Care Class to learn about pruning, dormant spraying and general rose care.

Lorena Gorsche will be teaching classes on Saturday, January 11th at 10 AM and Sunday, January 19th at 11 AM. Fee is $20, which is rebated as a coupon for $20 good for 1 week.

Save your seat! Call us at (408) 252-3347 to register using a credit card.

   

 

Coming Events


Holiday Hours:

Yamagami's will close at 2 PM on Dec. 24th and remain closed Dec. 25th and 26th.
Yamagami's will close at 2 PM on Dec. 30th and remain closed Dec. 31st and Jan. 1st.


Saturday, January 11th at 10 AM and Sunday, January 19th at 11 AM.

Lorena Gorsche will be teaching a class on Winter Rose Care. Learn about pruning, dormant spraying and general rose care. Fee is $20, which is rebated as a coupon for $20 that is good for one week.

Save your seat! Call us at (408) 252-3347 to register using a credit card.


Sunday, January 12th at 11 AM or Saturday, January 25th at 10 AM.
Local Fruit Expert, Nancy Garrison, will lead a class on Winter Fruit Tree Care.
She will even make variety suggestions for our area. Fee is $20, which is rebated as a coupon for $20 that is good for a week after the class.

Save your seat! Call us at (408) 252-3347 to register using a credit card. Don't miss out!


Saturday, January 18th at 10 AM and Sunday, January 26th at 11 AM.
Winter Landscape Pruning Talk
: Alan Tagami discusses what to prune now and how to do it Fee is $20,which is rebated as a coupon for $20 that is good for a week after the class.

Save your seat!  Call us at (408) 252-3347 to register using a credit card.


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Since 1948, Yamagami's Nursery has been committed to the promotion of beauty and the plants, products and friendly, professional support needed to attain and maintain that Beauty. In my parents' footsteps (and Taro Yamagami's before them), I promise to continue that tradition. I invite you to visit us in the nursery and on our website, yamagamisnursery.com for help in making your yard into a beautiful garden.
Thanks for visiting,

Preston Oka

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