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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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What Ornamental Trees Are Enjoyed From Inside The Home?

We’re naturally always concerned about the outside of the house.  After all, that’s our responsibility as landscape contractors. But shouldn’t we consider what our clients see from the inside? During your walk around the house make a point of asking homeowners what rooms are which from the outside. They’ll most likely invite you in so you […]

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Plant Information – The Language Of Landscape

If I were going to move to another country I would want to learn their language as soon as possible.  I would learn enough in the beginning to get by, and then gradually learn more to be able to express anything on my mind. Plant information is a lot like a language.  From an artistic […]

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How To Prune Gold Coast Juniper

This Gold Coast Juniper is planted a bit close to the walkway, but for a reason.  The walkway traverses along the precipice of a steep slope.  There isn’t much room near the path to plant and we wanted a dense planting to discourage people from going near the slope’s drop-off. Gold Coast Juniper is a […]

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