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Deer Resistant Plants
Friday June 18
There may be hope for your landscape after deer damage and decimate your plants. This list is filled with plants that experts agree are bothered less by deer than are many others. Techniques for preventing deer from eating your landscape plants range from installing electrified…
Arborvitae
Friday June 04
Large varieties of arborvitae make excellent specimen trees, and smaller cultivars can be used in foundation plantings, shrub borders, and formal and informal hedges. 
Pest Control Recipe
Friday May 21
A recipe for a "compost tea" pest control method.
Problems and Pests
Friday May 07
There are four steps in effective and responsible pest management. Cultural controls are far and away the most important. Physical controls should be attempted next, followed by biological controls. Resort to chemical controls only when the first three possibilities have been exhausted.  Cultural controls are…
Propagating From Mound Layering
Friday April 23
Mound layering a simple way to propagate low, shrubby plants. With this technique, the shrub is partially buried in a mound of well drained soil mix. The buries stems will then sprout roots along their lengths. This method can provides many new plants with little…

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Sweetbay Magnolia
Monday June 14
Magnolia virginiana, most commonly known as sweetbay magnolia, or merely sweetbay, is a member of the magnolia family, Magnoliaceae.Wikipedia 
Iris
Tuesday May 25
Iris is a genus of 260–300 species of flowering plants with showy flowers.
Hawthorn
Tuesday May 18
The "haws" or fruits of the common hawthorn, C. monogyna, are edible. In the United Kingdom, they are sometimes used to make a jelly or homemade wine.
Viburnum
Tuesday May 04
The member species are evergreen or deciduous shrubs or (in a few cases) small trees native throughout the temperate Northern Hemisphere, with a few species extending into tropical montane regions in South America and southeast Asia. In Africa, the genus is confined to the Atlas Mountains. - Wikipedia
Kousa Dogwood
Tuesday April 27
Cornus kousa is a small deciduous tree 8–12m (26–39 ft) tall, in the family Cornaceae. Common names include kousa, kousa dogwood, Chinese dogwood, Korean dogwood, and Japanese dogwood. Synonyms are Benthamia kousa and Cynoxylon kousa. It is a plant native to East Asia including Korea, China and Japan. Widely cultivated as an ornamental, it is naturalized in New York State. - Wikipedia

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