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Bristlecone Pine
Common Snowberry
Purchasing Trees and Shrubs
Plants with Variegated Leaves
Growing Out-of-Zone Plants
Winter King Hawthorn
Exposure
Tall Evergreens
Soil pH
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Terms to Know When Purchasing Trees and Shrubs
Friday January 22
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 January 08
Woody plants are available to purchase in 3 forms. Bare-root, balled-and-burlaped (B&B), and container.
Growing Out-of-Zone Plants
Friday December 25
Here are some tips for growing out-of-zone plants:
Exposure
Friday December 11
Exposure is a very important consideration in all gardens that include woody plants. 
Soil pH
Friday November 27
Another aspect of soil that is important to consider is the pH, or the measure of the acidity. 

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Bristlecone Pine
Tuesday January 19
The term bristlecone pine covers three species of pine tree (family Pinaceae, genus Pinus, subsection Balfourianae). 
Common Snowberry
Tuesday January 12
Symphoricarpos albus is a species of flowering plant in the honeysuckle family known by the common name common snowberry.
Plants with Variegated Leaves
Tuesday January 05
Variegation is the appearance of differently coloured zones in the leaves, and sometimes the stems, of plants.
Winter King Hawthorn
Tuesday December 15
Crataegus viridis, the green hawthorn or southern thorn, is a species of hawthorn that is native to the southeastern United States. The tree tends to grow to be 5–15 meters tall. Forms vary considerably, and many desirable ornamental forms could be selected from the wild. The cultivar 'Winter King' is a well-known selection. - Wikipedia
Tall Evergreens
Tuesday December 01
In botany, an evergreen is a plant whose "foliage remains green and functional through more than one growing season." This also pertains to plants that retain its foliage only in warm climates, and contrasts deciduous plants, which completely lose their foliage during the winter or dry season. - Wikipedia

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