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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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How To Prune Euonymus ‘Emerald Gaiety and E. Gold’

Euonymus ‘Emerald Gaiety’ and ‘Emerald Gold’ are 2 very common shrubs.  In many ways the two are similar in form.  You’ll often see both used as a low, mounded shrub either at the front of a garden or as an area groundcover. Euonymus ‘Emerald Gaiety’ has the distinct capability to climb when planted next to […]

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Landscape Walks & Steps – How They Relate To One Another

It’s not unusual that a pathway is needed over ground that is sloped.  You might ask yourself just how steep of a pitch can I make the walk.  You might also be considering steps as part of your solution. Let me first suggest tell you that you need to measure the elevations (vertical heights) in […]

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Forsythia – Should You Use Them In Your Landscape?

Forsythia has to be one of the most well known plants.  Heck, I’ll bet it’s right up there with Christmas trees and roses. Forsythia actually makes me think of childhood.   Probably because it was what we saw when the weather first started to get warm and we could play more outside. Although Forsythia is not […]

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