Cold Weather Pruning 19 Jan 0
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Cold Weather Pruning

The expected cold weather will hopefully stop many of our deciduous shrubs from budding out. However, the cooler weather is the perfect time to prune trees, cut back evergreens, and shape evergreens. With our extended warm season last fall, many of our evergreens, like the dwarf Buford holly shown in…

Winter and Warm Weather 10 Jan 2
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Winter and Warm Weather

Warm days and cool nights that we are having now are tough on plants. Our winter flowering plants are showing off, while many of our deciduous plants have buds swelling. And the weather next week is predicted to be mild and rainy. So, what can we do? Actually nothing for…

Gardening Now 23 Dec 0
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Gardening Now

Our one day is warm one day is cold, as well as off and on rain is a challenge for us gardeners. If you have already planted your violas and pansies, don’t forget they need winter care, too. Remember to pinch off the spent blossoms to keep the plants blooming….

Plant Tags Are Valuable 02 Nov 0
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Plant Tags Are Valuable

Many of the plants you are buying in stores today have these larger plant tags attached to the pots. I am very impressed with the information they provide, as long as you know a few things about the metro Birmingham area. First and foremost we are basically in plant zone…