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Enhancing Winter Landscaping
Friday September 04
Bark is one of the most overlooked features of trees and shrubs.
Fragrant Trees and Shrubs
Friday August 21
Fragrance, though usually associated with flowers, is also a potential feature of the leaves, fruits, and even wood of trees and shrubs.
Deer Resistant Plants
Friday August 07
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 July 24
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 July 10
A recipe for a "compost tea" pest control method.

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Mums
Tuesday September 15
Chrysanthemums, sometimes called mums or chrysanths, are flowering plants of the genus Chrysanthemum in the family Asteraceae. They are native to East Asia and northeastern Europe. Most species originate from East Asia and the center of diversity is in China. Countless horticultural varieties and cultivars exist. - Wikipedia
Aster
Tuesday September 08
Aster is a genus of perennialflowering plants in the family Asteraceae. Its circumscription has been narrowed, and it now encompasses around 180 species, all but one of which are restricted to Eurasia; many species formerly in Aster are now in other genera of the tribe Astereae. Aster amellus is the type species of the genus and the family Asteraceae. - Wikipedia
Golden Rain Tree
Tuesday August 25
It is popularly grown as an ornamental tree in temperate regions all across the world because of the aesthetic appeal of its flowers, leaves and seed pods. Several cultivars have been selected for garden planting, including 'Fastigiata' with a narrow crown, and 'September Gold', flowering in late summer. - Wikipedia
Sweet Autumn Clematis
Tuesday August 18
Clematis terniflora is a plant in the buttercup family, Ranunculaceae. It is native to northeastern Asia. It was introduced into the United States in the late 1800s as an ornamental garden plant, and has naturalized in many of the eastern states.Wikipedia
Coneflower
Tuesday August 04
'Echinacea' is derived from Greek, meaning 'spiny one', in reference to the spiny sea urchins 'εχίνοι'. 'Purpurea' means 'reddish-purple'. Originally named Rudbeckia purpurea by Linnaeus in 1753 in Species plantarum 6 , it was reclassified in 1794 by Conrad Moench , in a new genus named Echinacea purpurea (L.). - Wikipedia

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