The King of Ponds              The Salmon Family Garden Center since 1968
Arbordale Nurseries & Landscaping

Arbordale Nurseries & Landscaping

The King of Ponds                         The Salmon Familu Since 1968


Avoiding Rabbit Damage

Posted by jeff on November 2, 2018 at 4:30 PM

Rabbit Resistant Plants

While no plant is absolutely resistant to rabbit browsing, the following are the plants that appear to be seldom chewed in Upstate New York:

Annuals: Begonias Impatiens

Perennials:Achillea (Yarrow) Anemone Aquilegia (Columbine) Artemesia (Sage) Coreopsis Digitalis (Foxglove) Ferns Geraniums (Hardy Gaillardia (Bla...

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When is the best time to install underwater pond lighting?

Posted by jeff on February 20, 2017 at 9:05 AM


Whether it's illuminating a patio, a landscape or a water garden, outdoor lighting can have a dramatic impact on the area's space. It creates a special mood and spotlights stunning features while adding ambient light to the environment.


Underwater lighting is best installed when your pond is empty, like while it's being constructed or – in most cases – while you're doing your annual spring clean...

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Black Walnut Tree - what not to plant underneath

Posted by jeff on January 6, 2017 at 1:20 PM

Black Walnut Tree Toxicity

The Black Walnut (juglans nigra) is a vigorous hardy tree. Unfortunately, the black walnut’s roots, which may extend 50 feet or more from the trunk, do exude a natural herbicide known as juglone that prevents many plants from growing within their reach.

Tomatoes, potatoes, apples, pears, berries, and some landscape plants such as rhododendrons, azaleas, and lilacs may be killed or stun...

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Easy Plant Protection with Wilt Stop

Posted by jeff on December 3, 2016 at 1:50 PM


Wilt Stop is one of the most under rated garden items in New York. This natural, non-toxic product, derived from the resin of pine trees, has the unique ability to form a soft, clear flexible film on treated plants. This film protects plants from drying out, drought, wind burn, sunscald, winter kill, transplant shock and salt damage. WILT STOP also extends life of cut flowers and Christmas trees. We soak our christmas wreaths at ...

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