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Apples - National Apple Month - Scary Apple Heads for Halloween
Celebrate National Apple month and prepare for Halloween by creating a few scary apple heads.
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Cankers (Sunken Discolored Areas) on Trees
The answer to your tree problem may lie just below the surface, of the bark that is.
Caring for Mother's Day Bouquets
Extend the beauty and enjoyment of this year’s Mother’s Day bouquet. A few extra minutes spent caring for cut flowers can add days to your enjoyment.
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Celebrate National Rose Month & Plant Roses for Year Round Beauty
June is National Rose Month. Celebrate by adding a few rose bushes to your perennial garden, shrub beds, and mixed borders.
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Clematis Stem Wilt
Your clematis looks beautiful until suddenly the stems and leaves start turning black. Though it looks bad your clematis will survive.
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Cytospora Canker on Spruce Trees
Your blue spruce is just reaching maturity when suddenly needles start turning a purplish brown and eventually the branch dies. The problem may be Cytospora canker.
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Deadheading Flowers for Maximum Beauty
Keep your flowers blooming longer and your garden tidier with a bit of deadheading.
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Webby tents can often be seen on the tips of tree branches in fall. Apples, willows, birch, and ash are just a few of the more than 100 species that can be infested. These webby tents are the home to the fall webworm.
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Golden Canker on Pagoda Dogwood
Don’t let hot dry summers damage or even kill your Pagoda dogwood. Proper care and a bit of pruning can keep them healthy.
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Grow Your Own Fat-free and Flavorful Apples
Apples are the perfect fat free fruit for your diet and garden. Plant just a couple trees or a small orchard so you can harvest an apple-a-day right from your own backyard.
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Grow Your Own Pineapple
Don’t compost the top of your pineapple. Instead, use it to start an indoor garden with your favorite young or seasoned gardeners.
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Apples are the perfect fat-free fruit for your diet and garden. Plant just a couple trees or a small orchard so you can harvest an apple-a-day right from your own backyard.
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Herbs for Grilling
Make it fun and convenient to add some homegrown flavor to your cookouts. Grow a few herbs in a pot or garden right next to the grill.
Long Blooming and Repeat Blooming Shrubs
Don’t sacrifice beauty for function when you can have both. Select long blooming shrubs that can screen bad views, create barriers and serve as the framework or a focal point in your landscape.
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Low Maintenance Roses
So you want to grow roses, but don’t want to fuss? Don’t worry - you can have beautiful roses with minimal care.
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Narrow (Columnar) Trees for Any Size Landscape
Don’t let a lack of space keep you from growing trees in your landscape. Consider planting columnar trees in containers and narrow spaces.
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National Pear Month
You purchase a beautiful pear, set it on the counter to ripen and a few days later take a bite. Seems it is either too hard or over ripe. In fact, 84% of people surveyed did not know how to tell when a pear was ripe.
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Ornamental Edible Landscape - Fruit Plants
Round out your meals with some fresh from the garden fruit. It is easier than you think to grow your own apples, plums, and berries.
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Plan a Bit of Fragrance in Your Garden
Ahhh the sweet smell of lilacs generate fond memories for many of us. Be sure to grow a few new memories in your garden this year.
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Protect Landscape Plants from Deicing Salts
All your hard work on the lawn and landscape can be undone with a quick toss of deicing salt. A little care now will eliminate the frustration and time needed next spring to repair winter damaged plants.
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Reviving Wilted Cut Roses
Nothing says Happy Valentine’s Day like a fresh bouquet of roses. And nothing is more disappointing than when the necks of those roses wilt and ruin the display.
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Shrubs That Attract Birds
Birds can add color and motion to your landscape year round. Planting shrubs that provide food and shelter is an easy and affordable way to bring birds into your backyard.
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Sudden wilting and death of individual branches of maples, redbuds and other susceptible trees may mean verticillium wilt has infected the plant.