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How To Prune Climbing Hydrangea

Climbing Hydrangea is a beautiful and useful climber, but it can get crazy on you if you let it. It is deciduous, but considered a 4 season plant mainly because: It has lush dark green leaves. It flowers white in early summer. It has bright yellow fall color and cinnamon colored exfoliating bark. As you […]

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Planting And Arranging Fall Mums

Today I planted and arranged fall flowers at my house.  While rushing to get that chore done so I could move on to the next, it hit me.  Maybe some of you folks could use some tips on this. How can I work underneath a wide plant and keep my sanity? Right?  It can be […]

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A Plant Guarantee Is Only As Good As The Landscape Contractor Behind It

Why Do You Want A Plant Guarantee? The answer is obvious – if a plant dies the company that installed it must replace it. Of course that’s the main reason to want a guarantee.  But I don’t think we choose a product or service just because it has a guarantee.  Most of us want a […]

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Cherry Laurel – A Useful, Attractive, Reliable Broadleaf

Cherry Laurel is one of those functional plants that does what it’s supposed to and looks good while it’s doing it. How often we look at a situation and think, “I just need a mounded-form plant that’s nice and full; that I can rely on.”  (It sounds like what a plant would request with a […]

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