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Case of the Day - Wednesday, September 6, 2016


When the contractor building an interstate highway interchange needed some space to park bulldozers, the state highway department asked Mr. 677 more words

Developmental Pruning of Ornamental Trees & Shrubs

Ornamental trees or shrubs are very simply, plants that are grown for a decorative purpose.  Each ornamental at some point was hand selected and planted for a reason.   518 more words

Landscape Purposefully: Trees

We’ve all seen “those” homes … you know, the ones which have a giant maple tree or some such arboreal entity looming about 2” from the house. 560 more words

Tips For The Homeowner

5 gardening ideas make the most of weeping conifers

Sure you can plonk an interestingly shaped weeping conifer in the centre of a garden bed or off on its own in the middle of the lawn and call it a day. 549 more words

Gardening For Small Spaces


May 1 – around homes, the color of the week here is red: Japanese Maple, Pink Dogwood, Red Azalea. In the woods, White Dogwood in Brookhaven State Park.

Sharon Asks About Pruning Her Crepe Myrtle

Sharon F. recently read my article on HubPages, entitled “Proper Pruning of Crepe Myrtles” and e-mailed me about her myrtle. Here’s Sharon’s question:  “My Crepe Myrtle is getting too large (both tall and wide) for the space where it was planted. 382 more words