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  1. Popular Nectarine Trees! Plus Planting, Pruning & Care

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    Juicy sweet cousins of the Peach, the clean-shaven Nectarine is one of the most iconic fruits of summer! A juicy sweet reward for enduring the sun, heat, and humidity.

    Easy to grow and self-fertile, Nectarines (Prunus) come in just as wide a selection

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  2. Spring Pruning & What Shrubs to Leave Alone!

    Spring is coming soon in southern areas and to the coasts. We wait as patiently as possible for it to work its way north from there.

    Upon your first spin around your yard in spring you will tend to take your pruning or hedge shears with you. There

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  3. How to Control Tree Suckers & Water Sprouts

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    An important part of tree pruning and maintenance is dealing with suckers and water sprouts. Especially for many modern grafted plant selections, removing these fast-growing plant parts increases plant vigor and health, while keeping your plants neat

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  4. Blueberry Bush 101 - Which Blueberry Should I Plant?

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    Big, juicy, blue-hued, round fruits that are high in antioxidants and nutrients plus kid-friendly for picking! Blueberries are delightful finds in the wild with patches remaining a well-kept family secret! 

    With incredible ornamental offerings

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  5. Pruning Arborvitae

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    Pruning arborvitae trees is an important part of the maintenance process. Many of the species of arborvitae trees will not need any pruning, as they will maintain a natural

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  6. Growing Amazing Fruit: Techniques for Success

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  7. 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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  8. Top 5 Rhododendron Varieties Plus Pruning and Care Info

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    Dedicating room in your landscape to include Azaleas and Rhododendron shrubs is not a challenge - rather it is a must! Enjoy fabulous trusses of incredible flowers that are held from top to bottom of these robust, spring-flowering

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  9. Yes, You Can Grow Fruit Trees in a Small Yard

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    In today’s health conscious and Instagram-ready world, the desire to grow fresh fruit and vegetables has never been greater. We’ve seen the beautiful photos of the carefully grown crops after harvest, and we want that same benefit for ourselves, our

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  10. Why Doesn't My Lilac Bloom?

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    Sweet-smelling heralds of spring, the sweet and heady panicles of the Lilac bush are one of our favorite early-blooming

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