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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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Gardening Tips in Hot Weather

Gardening Tips in Hot Weather When the weather suddenly skyrockets with temperatures above 85 degrees F., many plants will inevitably suffer from ill effects. However, with adequate care of outdoor plants in extreme heat, the effects of heat stress on plants, including vegetables, can be minimized. How Plants Cope with Heat So how do plants cope with heat once...
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