The Treffehn Garden

The Yaupon Holly is looking somewhat bare – keep an eye on it. 

Service Report

Hi Pam,

Your garden is looking great!

Below is where you will find the latest report from our last on April 23, 2021.

To review older reports or a printable version of this report, check out the Reports Archive section to the right.

Fogfruit ButterflyReally good, most of the plants look very green and healthy.

2 – the vine that was in the Fogfruit from previous visits is almost complete gone, barely saw any of it.

There was some grass growing beneath the Fogfruit, but weeds are very manageable.

Weeding of the beds in the front and back of the house.

A huge amount of new growth thanks to all of the rain that came through.

Fogfruit is growing tall and filling in very nicely.

Bees, butterflies, dragonflies and lovebugs were all over the garden in the many flowers

Yaupon HollyThe Yaupon Holly is looking somewhat bare – it looks like it should grow in but we should keep an eye on it.

Twinflower in the back side bed is getting very tall and starting to smother the surrounding plants.

Continue regular weeding

Shrubs and trees will be
added for trimming on the
next maintenance.

Trim Swamp Twinflower
away from existing plants at
the rear of the house by 10”

Replace Firecracker bush on
corridor with a vertical growth alternative (TBD).

Swamp TwinflowerFirecracker bush

Things to Learn

Garlic and Peper Juice

Muhly Grass Muhlenbergia capillaris Height: 3-4 Ft (91-122 cm). Propagation: By seeds and division Last month a fan messaged us specifically asking for homemade remedies to get rid of mealybugs on Muhly grass (Muhlenbergia capillaris).  So, we began a web-surf expedition, and here is what we gather from various sources! This recipe is made from …

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Isn’t Nature Grand

Aquatic Milkweed Asclepias perennis Height: 18-24 in (46-61 cm). Propagation: By seeds It is in mid to late summer when seeds begin to drop from seedpods.  It’s a great time for us, Gardeners, to collect seeds to sow for next year’s perennials or wildflowers.  We refer to this as creating your own garden’s seed bank. …

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"An expectation from daisies, speedwell, self-heal, buttercups and clovers. "

Rita Morales, Head of Gardener

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