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Propagating From Ground Layering
Friday May 29
Layering, and ground layering in particular, is the easiest method and the one most likely to produce successful results. Layering allows future cuttings to form their own roots before being detached from the parents plant. In ground layering, a section of a flexible branch is…
When To Plant
Friday May 15
For the most part, trees and shrubs can be planted at any time of year, though some seasons are better for the plants and more convenient than others. Spring is a very good time to plant. It gives the tree or shrub an entire growing season…
Planning a Garden: Fast or Slow Growing
Friday May 01
Growth rate and lifespan, though not really aesthetic features of woody plants, are nonetheless important aspects to consider when planning a garden.A fast-growing tree or shrub that grows 24" or more a year will mature quickly and can be used to fill in space in a…
Purchasing Trees and Shrubs
Friday March 27
Woody plants are available to purchase in 3 forms. Bare-root, balled-and-burlaped (B&B), and container.
Growing Out-of-Zone Plants
Friday March 13
Here are some tips for growing out-of-zone plants:

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Peony
Tuesday May 26
Peonies are among the most popular garden plants in temperate regions. Herbaceous peonies are also sold as cut flowers on a large scale, although generally only available in late spring and early summer.
Lilac
Tuesday May 12
Syringa (lilac) is a genus of 12 currently recognized species of flowering woody plants in the olive family (Oleaceae), native to woodland and scrub from southeastern Europe to eastern Asia, and widely and commonly cultivated in temperate areas elsewhere.
Redbud
Tuesday April 28
Cercis canadensis, the eastern redbud, is a large deciduousshrub or small tree, native to eastern North America from southern Ontario, south to northern Florida but which can thrive as far west as California. It is the state tree of Oklahoma.
Spring Bulbs
Tuesday April 21
A bulb's leaf bases, also known as scales, generally do not support leaves, but contain food reserves to enable the plant to survive adverse conditions. 
Serviceberry
Tuesday April 14
The fruit of several species are excellent to eat raw, tasting somewhat like a blueberry, strongly accented by the almond-like flavor of the seeds.

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