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  1. #ProPlantTips: How to Prune Hydrangeas

    pruning a hydrangea paniculata

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  2. How to Plant Hydrangea Shrubs

    Woman Tending Hydrangea Shrubs

    Planting Hydrangea shrubs can be a fun and rewarding experience. Hydrangea care can be intimidating but if you follow a few simple rules you’ll find the summer blooms are well worth the work!

    While doing your research, it’s important to keep in

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  3. The Latest on Planting Lavender & How To Grow More


    Looking to become a lavender plant expert just in time for the season to begin? You’ve come to the right place, we’re regular lavender fanatics around here. Growing can be intimidating so we’ve hammered out the basics here.

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    • Best Ferns For Your Home

      Boston Fern In Living Room

      Everyone longs for a plant that's easy to care for, elegant, and versatile in landscaping. You’ll be relieved to know that this picture-perfect plant is usually sitting right before your eyes.

      Ferns will be your new best friend w

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    • #ProPlantTips on Planting Fruit Trees

      Planting a Fruit Tree

      There’s nothing more rewarding than growing and harvesting your own fruit. But, before the farm-fresh produce hits the dinner table, and even before the fruit starts developing, you’re going to have to tackle the daunting task of planting your young fru

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    • Must Haves for a Cutting Garden

      Bouquet of Flowers from a Cut Garden

      As a gardener, you often plan your landscape in a very particular way. There must be distinguishable rows full of plants that complement each other from color to bloom season. However, a cutting garden requires an entirely different mindset. 

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    • Top 5 Shrubs for a Windbreak

      5 of the Best Windbreak Shrubs for Your Landscape

      You’re at a friend’s house, lounging on the back patio enjoying the sunny spring day

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    • Windbreak Trees to Plant in Your Landscape

      Windbreak trees

      We’ve all been somewhere that clearly doesn’t have a windbreak, standing around taking the full brunt of whatever the weather has decided to do on any given day. Sometimes that’s a light spring breeze, and other times you’re getting walloped in the fac

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    • Our Favorite Front and Back Yard Trees

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      Best of the Best Front Yard Trees

      Your front yard is the place where your guests and neighbors make their first impression about your house, so having a tree in the front yard that makes a statement is essential.

      Having a tree

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    • Plan Your Garden By Planting In Threes

      Planting in Threes

      If you’re anything like me, you all but drool at the spectacular gardens put together by those who have been cultivating their craft for many years. How do they do it?

      More specifically, how can someone t

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