#ProPlantTips

#ProPlantTips by Nature Hills Nursery

Read and watch our #ProPlantTips how-to series of articles and videos.

  • How to select certain plants to match your site conditions and read Plant Highlight Facts
  • "Farmer's tricks" for planting tips
  • Pruning techniques for both spring, summer and fall blooming shrubs and trees
  • How to handle common plant diseases
  1. Top 5 Best Smelling Perennials For Your Home

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    "Love is like a beautiful flower which I may not touch but whose fragrance makes the garden a place of delight just the same." - Helen Keller

    Walk outside and take a deep breath. What is it you smell? Is it a petrichor after rain, a freshly

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  2. Common Lawn Weeds & How To Control Them Part 2

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    “Weeds are flowers too, once you get to know them.” - A.A. Milne

    Weeds really love the comfy environment that our manicured lawns provide! After all, these rugged, adventitious plants have hard-earned their place after generations of sur

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  3. Common Lawn Weeds & How to Control Them

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    A weed is a plant that has mastered every s

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  4. The Wonderful Dwarf Bush Honeysuckle (Diervilla)

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    Tired of mowing dangerous hillsides? Maybe you have an area too shady for grass to grow. Is your lake property in need of some bank stabilization

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  5. The Importance of Renewal Pruning

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    Renewal pruning is the absolute best way to rejuvenate older, overgrown shrubs, and also the best tool for maintaining healthy shrubs! This version of a plant ‘buzz cut’ is a much-needed refresher and a very important chore for maintaining and revitalizing a t

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  6. Superstitions Rooted In Plants And The Truth On Growing A Successful Garden!

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    Happy Friday the 13th!

    From folks believing that plants had magical properties to plant ingredients able to turn lead into gold, to making love potions from flowers - plants and herbs have always captivated the imagination and have been steeped

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  7. How To Protect Plants During The Winter

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    Winter is upon many of us and our gardens are already asleep until spring. However, those in mid-range states and warmer climates still have to worry about the encroaching cold. When extreme swings or unusual cold in otherwise warmer climes is not the

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  8. Grow Healthy By Starting a Juice Garden!

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    Welcome 2023! While we gardeners are cooped up this winter, we’re dreaming up new ways to get healthy, connect with the outdoors (while staying warm), and plan our next garden!

    Why not combine all of these and start planning your juicing garden?

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  9. Top 10 Most Salt-Tolerant Plants

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    Here at Nature Hills we often get asked about specific plants for specific locations. Some questions we get frequently are, "What kind of plants do well in salty conditions? What are good salt-tolerant trees, shrubs, perennials and bushes?"

    It's

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  10. Everything You Need To Know About Forcing Bulbs

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    Need to brighten your dreary winter or inject some fragrance and color into your home? Force a few spring bulbs!

    If you are looking to have forced bulbs blooming this winter, your options go way beyond the usual

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