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Underused Perennials
Friday November 26
Want your garden to stand out from the rest? Check out Fred's list of a dozen underused perennials!
Terms to Know When Purchasing Trees and Shrubs
Friday November 19
Form is the general shape and growth habit of the plant. From tall and columnar to wide and gracefully weeping, trees come in a variety of shapes. Similarly, shrubs may be rounded and bushy or low and ground hugging. Form can also vary as the…
Purchasing Trees and Shrubs
Friday November 05
Woody plants are available to purchase in 3 forms. Bare-root, balled-and-burlaped (B&B), and container.
Growing Out-of-Zone Plants
Friday October 22
Here are some tips for growing out-of-zone plants:
Exposure
Friday October 08
Exposure is a very important consideration in all gardens that include woody plants. 

Plant Of The Week

Ginkgo Tree
Tuesday November 09
Ginkgo biloba, commonly known as ginkgo or gingko (both pronounced /ˈɡɪŋkoʊ/), also known as the maidenhair tree, is the only living species in the division Ginkgophyta, all others being extinct. 
Fall Witch Hazel
Tuesday October 19
The leaves and bark of the North American witch-hazel, Hamamelis virginiana, may be used to produce an astringent decoction as a cooling agent for various uses in traditional medicine, herbalism, and skincare products. 
Paw Paw
Tuesday October 12
The pawpaw is a patch-forming (clonal) understory tree found in well-drained, deep, fertile bottomland and hilly upland habitat, with large, simple leaves.
Mums
Tuesday September 21
Chrysanthemums, sometimes called mums or chrysanths, are flowering plants of the genus Chrysanthemum in the family Asteraceae. 
Butterfly Bush
Monday September 13
 The butterfly bush (Buddleia davidii) is a beautiful, fast-growing, deciduous shrub with masses of blossoms—long, spiked trusses—that bloom from summer to autumn.

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