Skip to main content

How Do We Successfully Grow So Many Wonderful Trees And Shrubs?

Trees That Please Nursery uses the Products of Soil Secrets exclusively to develop, nurture, and feed the soil that supports all the plants we grow. You could say the secret to our success is the development of a healthy soil!

 A Healthy Soil = Healthy Plants = Healthy People!

We use the Soil Secrets Products TerraPro and Worm Castings to build our soils. We use Compost and Protein Crumblies to feed the soil and the plants it supports.



Soil Secrets products are available to home owners, farmers, landscapers, retail stores, and distributors located across the country. Where can you find these wonderful products? Simply click on the following links which can also be found at the Soil Secrets website (http://soilsecrets.com/).

Retail Stores:

Farm and Contractor Sales:

Distributor Sales:

Soil Secrets Products may also be purchased online via the Trees That Please Nursery website at http://treesthatplease.org/

Simply look up the product you desire under the Products tab (http://treesthatplease.org/products/) at the website then click on Plant & Soil Food Products at  http://treesthatplease.org/plant-soil-food/. The product listing provides details, application, cost, and shipping rates.

We want you to succeed and the Products of Soil Secrets can help!

Tree That Please Nursery
An Albuquerque Area Nursery
Located in Los Lunas, New Mexico.

Photos & Narrative By:
Stephen Sain

Staff Plant Physiologist

Comments

Popular posts from this blog

Weed Identification: Goatheads or Stickers

Goatheads ( Tribulus terrestris ) are native to Southern Europe, Asia, Africa and Australia. Goatheads are also called stickers, sticker weed, bullhead, devil’s weed, and puncturevine. Goatheads are easily recognized by their prostrate growth form, leaves with leaflets, yellow flowers, and stickers (Goatheads). If you miss’em visually then they will stab you painfully in the fingers as you work your garden, or stick to your clothing and shoes. Goatheads are the primary reason local bicyclists must get “thorn proof” tires for riding on area trails and streets. Goatheads have prostrate stems that radiate outward from one central point. Leaves are compound with smaller leaflets. Lemon yellow flowers form along the stems and fertilized flowers form fruits.   Fruits consist of several attached structures called nutlets (Goatheads). Each nutlet is a single seed that becomes hard or woody when mature. Each seed has two sharp spines that easily penetrat

Western Soapberry Tree

The Western Soapberry tree ( Sapindus saponaria var. drummondii ) is native to New Mexico. It grows wild from Missouri, Arkansas, and Louisiana westward through Texas, Oklahoma, Kansas, Colorado, Arizona, and Mexico. The fruit of the Western Soapberry tree is a drupe. Mature fruits are translucent, amber colored, and contain a black seed. The mature fruit without the seed will produce a good lather with water and has been used as a soap substitute. Fruits persist on the trees through winter. T he Western Soapberry tree can grow 1′-2′ annually reaching 25′-30′ tall and wide making it a good sized shade tree. Fall leaf color is an attractive golden yellow. Currently, there are no improved varieties of the Western Soapberry Tree. It grows well on the alkaline soils of New Mexico and is very tolerant of heat and drought once established. This tree is rarely affected by disease or insect pests making it an ideal specimen tree for your yard or landscape. S

Weed Identification: Sand Bur

Sand Bur ( Cenchrus longispinus ) is native to North America. It has other names like sand spur, long-spined sand bur, hedgehog grass, and bur grass . Sand Bur is an annual grass usually growing with a prostrate growth form. It is similar in appearance to other grasses prior to seed formation. Individual plants may be 3’ in diameter, sometimes larger. Sand Bur is a common weed of sandy soils but also grows well elsewhere. Sand Bur will often root at stem nodes that are touching the ground. The root system of Sand Bur is shallow and fibrous making them easily pulled (when immature). Sand Bur produces a flowering spike. As seeds begin to form Sand Bur is easily recognized by its numerous sharp or burred seeds or long spines. As the burred seeds mature they are easily separated from the mother plant and their sharp spines stick to virtually anything. Sand Bur can disseminate its seeds long distances because its sharp spines will hitch a ride on skin, animal hides,