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Spring 2016 Seasonal Color Combinations

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Winter Pruning

Pruning is done to reduce the size of a plant, change or maintain its shape, change its habit, and promote health. This can all be accomplished to some extent in the winter, and in some cases winter pruning is preferred.   It is generally easier to see what needs doing in the winter, when leaves […]

Compost Topdressing for Gardens

Using Compost in Your Garden With Spring around the corner, plants and flowers will soon emerge and begin growing. To give plants the best possible growing conditions, garden professionals suggest adding compost to your gardens and planting beds. Compost is organic matter made from aerobically decomposed plant material, to be recycled as a fertilizer and soil amendment. […]