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What am I seeing? Forsythia

April showers bring forsythia.

Many gardeners find this shrub’s somewhat scrubby summer appearance
too high a price for the spring show–but I challenge that. We need this harbinger of warmer days after months of cold, and the stems of dainty lemon Jell-O® flowers are a balm to the soul in temperamental April. 115 more words

Spring Flowers

Our Paperbush is Outstanding this Spring

One of the benefits of moving to Georgia is we can now grow plants that would not make it where we used to live in Ohio (we were primarily zone 5 however we were successful with some plants that were only hardy to zone 6).  116 more words

Prune to preserve the sweet scent of mock orange

Our two mock orange shrubs are full of blooms right now, but they haven’t been pruned in many years and they are very tall and lanky with a lot of dead wood, and look terrible the rest of the time. 272 more words

Pruning