This Is A Pruning Mistake 04 Jan 2
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This Is A Pruning Mistake

Pruning can be beautiful or a disaster. The two hollies above were a somewhat matched pair. The unpruned holly has a lot of style and character. The pruned holly on the other hand, looks like a typical pruned box and is ugly for this space. Looking at the unpruned holly,…

Spring Bulbs On Sale Now 10 Dec 2
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Spring Bulbs On Sale Now

I always plant my spring bulbs in late December or the first week in January. So the fact that many stores and my favorite mail order source, Brent and Becky’s bulbs, have their remaining supply of bulbs on sales now is perfect. This weekend I bought 50 large size daffodils…

Leaves And More Leaves 29 Nov 0
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Leaves And More Leaves

My turf looks like a forest floor it is so covered with leaves. And yes, they need to be removed. For many of you it is endless hours of raking which granted it is good exercise, but frankly I hate to rake leaves. My solution is to cut them up…