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Winter Storm Damage to Landscapes

Winter Storm Damage to Landscapes Split bark, broken branches, and winter burned foliage – it’s enough to make any gardener long to take refuge in a warmer climate. However, a little knowledge can go a long way towards preventing and repairing storm damage. By treating your plants properly in summer and fall, you can help plants...
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Importance of Good Drainage

The importance of good drainage in your garden. Understanding the relationship of water and air around the roots of your plants is the key to plants thriving. This applies to containerized plants as well as those planted in the ground. All plants need water, but the water must drain away over time. I have always said that...
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Attracting Wildlife With Native Plants

Attracting Wildlife With Native Plants Native plants are an important addition to any wildlife garden. They are well adapted to survive in a particular geographic area according to the climate, soils, rainfall and availability of pollinators and seed dispersers. Because they are indigenous to a specific region, native plants usually require less maintenance and are welcomed by...
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