Since we are in the dead of winter, all of the deciduous and shrubs trees have shed their leaves.

Since we are in the dead of winter, all of the deciduous and shrubs trees have shed their leaves. However, many of these trees, as well as some evergreens, have attractive bark features that provide interest to the landscape in all seasons.

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Each type of houseplant has certain specific cultural requirements for optimal growth.

Houseplants are commonly used inside of homes and businesses and add a touch of nature to indoor environments. Studies have also shown the plants help reduce indoor air pollution.

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Fall lawn maintenance

The summer months are coming to an end. The cooler days of autumn are upon us. This time of the year is a transition time in the lawn and garden.

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Trees and turf grass can be grown together successfully

Trees and lawn grasses growing in proximity to each other compete intensely for the limited amounts of space, water, light, and nutrients available.

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Hydrangea

As a child, my grandmother had many big leaf hydrangeas planted in her landscape that provided brilliant color every summer. Around her patio, they blended in with pink garden phloxes and provided an attractive view from the dining room.

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Proper mowing techniques will keep your grass looking perfect

As the warm weather of spring has arrived, our lawns are actively growing and require proper maintenance. The warm season grasses, such as bermuda, zoysia, centipede and St. Augustine, have come out of dormancy and are green.

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