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Junipers in the landscape

Junipers are Amazing!

Junipers are indisputably the most useful and easy to grow landscape shrubs out there. These evergreen bushes are hardy, beautiful, low maintenance, and grow throughout the United States. The versatile Juniper is widely used by professional landscapers because this tough plant thrives with almost no care and offers year-round interest.

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red crape myrtle trees

Choosing the Right Crape Myrtle Tree

So, here you are. You LOVE Crape Myrtles! We do too! But what now? What size? What color? What type? This article will point you in the right direction when picking out a Crape Myrtle of your very own.
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picking blueberries from bush

Choosing the Best Blueberry Bush for your Home

Blueberry bushes are a great fruit bearing plant for beginner gardeners. These bushes are easy to maintain and even easier to grow. So the question is...where to start? Here we will discuss the Best Blueberry Bushes and their noteworthy qualities. This will help you determine which plant will be best for your landscaping needs.
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Planting in Summer

Planting in Summer

It is drilled in to us from the day we start gardening that we must plant in spring or fall when the temperature is mild.  So, what's the real scoop?  Is planting in summer really that bad?  The short answer is heck no, it sure isn't.  As long as you take appropriate care of your treasured green gardens and blooming beauties they will do just fine with summer planting.  Do water...a lot.  Don't forget to water!
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Knock Out Rose Trees: You Need One...or Three!

Knock Out Rose Trees: You Need One...or Three!

Most of us remember our parents and grandparents babying old fashioned rose plants.  Pruning, spraying, and picking off caterpillars and trying bleach solutions and other home remedies to treat fungal issues that returned every year.  I clearly recall that death to Japanese beetles and horned worm caterpillars coffee can filled with gasoline or rubbing alcohol my mom carried around in her garden and the work my mom put in for just a few roses on a tall, thorny, ugly stem.
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Favorite Holiday Camellias

Favorite Holiday Camellias

These elegant cool-season bloomers are a sight that you cannot miss! But with so many varieties you may be wondering, “Which one should I choose?” No worries! The Planting Tree is here to help out our fellow plant lovers in distress!
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Pruning Hydrangeas – Which ones to Prune and How

Pruning Hydrangeas – Which ones to Prune and How

Let’s face it. There is a ton of misinformation on the internet when it comes to gardening. That is why I am not at all surprised when people tell me that they are scared to prune their hydrangeas.  Often owners of hydrangeas are confused about what pruning can and will do for their plants. Many hydrangeas don’t even require pruning.
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Pink Crape Myrtle Trees

Crape Myrtles and Improving their Blooms

If the image of Crape Myrtle blooms does not make you want to plant some of your own, then the following reasons definitely will:

There are hundreds of Lagerstroemia spp (Crape Myrtle) sizes and colors that are available to you. Based on your garden theme, your gardening needs, and the time that you set aside to garden, there are endless possibilities!

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Hydrangea: Care and Color

Hydrangea: Care and Color

Do you love the large and colorful flower heads of the Hydrangea?  We do too!  These stunning shrubs grow throughout the United States.  Caring for these shrubs is fairly easy, but depending on your area, the type of hydrangea you have, and if you are seeking a certain color, you will want to adjust how you care for your hydrangea.

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