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  1. #ProPlantTips: How to Take Care of Grass Plugs

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    You’ve just planted your new Grass Plugs! Now your yard looks like a patchwork grid of grassy tufts amid a sea of soil. At the moment, it looks less than stellar … but only at first. Soo

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  2. Soil Compaction - Prevention, Treatment & Working Around It

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    We all want the healthiest plants, trees, and shrubs! And that health comes from the ground beneath your feet! Fluffy, organically rich, well-drained soil is the basis

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  3. How to Easily Install Grass Plugs!

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    Spring is the time when you step out into your winter-ravaged lawn and say "What the heck happened here?!"

    It's also the time to plant grass plugs and reclaim your yard, transforming

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  4. Fruit Trees to Plant for an August Harvest

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    The last days of summer for many parts of the country, August can be a mix of hot summer-like days and cool nights. Cicadas and grasshoppers buzz, butterflies and bees are in full swing, and many of your flowers have taken a break from blooming in the

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  5. Spirea Care 101: How to Grow and Prune Spireas

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    Spiraea shrubs are tried and true garden workhorses that have been used for over 300 years! They are native to the Northern Hemisphere and there are over 70 species of Spiraea and some species have several dozen varieties. 

    These are super

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  6. Health Benefits of Aronia Berries

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    Aronia bushes, also known as Black Chokeberry bushes, are native flowering and fruiting deciduous shrubs with a long history of use here in the US! We know that the name Chokeberry is not very appealing, but the fruit can be a bit astringent and some

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  7. What Can you Plant in July? Is it too Late to Plant?

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    "Is it too late to plant?" is a question that Nature Hills Nursery gets quite often throughout the growing seasons!

    Late springs, early hot summers, vacations, life in general … There are many reasons to miss the prime planting window in your a

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  8. Everything You Need to Know About Street Trees!

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    The Boulevard! Defined by its overlapping canopy of high-arching tree limbs that cool and shade your drive. Enveloping you in class as you drive down the shaded living tunnel they create. Once great street trees like Elms, Maples, Oaks, and Sycamores

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  9. Guide to Pruning Your Apricot Tree!

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    Apricot trees are highly underrated as far as both fruit and ornamental flowering trees! But these trees offer gorgeous spring and summer flowers, lush emerald leaves, and deliciously healthy fruit. Add one to your property today and enjoy all the

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  10. Fruit Tree Fertilization

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    Great plants grow best in healthy garden soil. After all, plants need nutrients and trace elements for robust root growth, healthy foliage and abundant flowers. Throw in fruit as well and your trees and shrubs need extra water and bonus nutrients!

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