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Groundhog Damages Red Maple Tree! #gardeningtips

  If you are a gardener, and have healthy trees, shrubs, perennials, and annuals, they will attract wildlife to your garden and landscape! Last Autumn, we noticed a fat, furry, rodent-looking animal near the front of our home. We wondered what it was, but we weren’t alarmed. He probably spent the Winter living underground in […]

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Growing Leland Cypress #Evergreen! #landscape

We have a very tall, gorgeous Leland Cypress evergreen that is almost 30 foot tall! We purchased it for $3 about 10 years ago. At that time, it was about 8 inches tall and very vulnerable to deer. We planted in near our deck to provide screening and privacy. Fortunately, it grew quickly and fill […]


#Garden of #Perennials Minimizes Work Time Expense! #gardens

        When we turn the corner and walk down the hill, our Side Garden stands up and greets us everyday! It is full of low maintenance perennials that return every year. We don’t have to buy and plant new flowers, shrubs and vines. We just remove dead growth in early Spring, prune […]

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#American #Redbud #Tree Sports #Purple #Flowers But Needs Help …

    It’s early Spring in the Mid-Atlantic area of the U.S. and our American Redbud tree is blooming pretty purple flowers! We planted a small twig about 7 years ago and the tree is now 10 feet tall! It may not be getting enough sun because the middle section of the tree is not […]


#Blizzard2016! #Jonas2016 #Snowzilla #TheWinterAwakens

    We are in the midst of a Winter Blizzard in the Mid-Atlantic area of the U.S.! We have 16 inches of snow on the ground and we are expecting 12 more inches! The weather forecasters predicted 40 to 60 mph winds, which would guarantee massive power outages. Fortunately, the winds have not materialized […]

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4 Reasons to #Grow Burning Bush! #autumn #landscape

It’s Fall in the Mid-Atlantic area of the U.S. and our Burning Bush leaves are transitioning to red! Here are 4 reasons to grow Burning Bush in your landscape: Burning Bush is very easy to maintain. Just prune once per year to maintain shape. Burning Bush will give you brilliant red leaves in the Fall. […]


#Evergreens Add Structure/Beauty to #Winter #Landscape!

                    When deciduous trees have lost their leaves, what provides beauty and consistency in your Winter landscape? Evergreens! The 20 foot tall evergreen in the background is an Arizona Cypress. It turns a beautiful blue in the Autumn, as you can see in the following photo. […]

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Do U Value #Trees in Your #Landscape? #landscaping

                          Trees are the bones of our landscape. They provide structure, color, and volume. They also provide habitat and food for hundreds of species such as birds, butterflies, and squirrels. Trees also provide monetary value. Ask your local Real Estate Agent about “curb […]


#Autumn #Landscape of #Trees #Shrubs & #Chrysanthemums!

The Early Fall Landscape It’s early Fall in the Mid-Atlantic area of the U.S. and we have a landscape that is changing colors right before our eyes! From majestic trees like oak and maple, to barberry shrubs, and perennials such as Chrysanthemums, a kaleidoscope of colors has enveloped our garden! Oak trees provide the gold […]

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