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Cloesup on Evergreen Tree
August 19, 2022

All About Evergreens

What is an Evergreen? Evergreen is a term used for any plant that retains its foliage through the year. As a group, evergreens are divided into two classes: needle-leaf (conifer) and broadleaf. Needle-leaf evergreens include spruce, pine, juniper, fir and yew. Broadleaf evergreens include plants such as azalea, rhododendron, southern magnolia, live oak and holly. […]
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Jade Princess Ornamental Millet
August 18, 2022

Millet Care & Info

Millet is a confusing term used broadly to describe five completely different genera of plants: Foxtail millet, Proso millet, Japanese millet, Brown top millet and Pearl Millet. While the others are used primarily as food crops around the world Pearl Millet is used mainly as an ornamental plant in the United States. Pearl Millet is recorded […]
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Shrubs in Nursery
August 18, 2022

Caring for Shrubs

When designing your outdoor space, consider adding shrubs. They make great additions around the foundations of a house or as privacy walls. Shrubs provide shade which can be helpful for lower-growing plants and can be used as backdrops to define garden beds. Shrubs are small to medium-sized woody plants, larger than flower, but smaller than […]
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Planting Trees & Shrubs
August 8, 2022

Planting Trees & Shrubs in Summer

Why plant in summer? Because plants are no longer using tremendous amounts of energy to flower or grow stems and leaves, they can now devote energy to growing roots! You may have heard that the time to plant has always been in the spring and fall when the weather is cooler. But planting in the […]
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Frosty Fern-closeup
June 7, 2022

Caring for Frosty Fern

The frosty fern plant is popular for its white-tipped leaves, which give it a frosted appearance. Are you searching for the reason why your frosty fern plants are dying or turning brown? Gardenerdy tells you all that you should know about frosty fern care. Did You Know? The frosty fern plant is regarded as an […]
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Pink Weeping Cherry Tree
June 7, 2022

Weeping Cherry Tree Care

Weeping cherry tree, or “weeping Higan cherry,” is a specimen valued in spring for its flowers and year-round for its form. This cultivar was developed to take advantage of the lovely flowers of the genus while adding a cascading form into the mix. The genus can bear either pink or white flowers. It is an ornamental tree, […]
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Apple Tree in Orchard
June 3, 2022

Growing Fruit Trees in the Hudson Valley

A fruit tree can be an indispensable addition to the garden. Producing beautiful, sometimes fragrant, flowers and tasty fruit year after year, a fruit tree might wind up being the best planting decision you ever make. Finding the right tree for your climate can be a little tricky, however. Keep reading to learn more about […]
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Thuja Mr Bowling Ball Arborvitae
June 3, 2022

Mr. Bowling Ball Arborvitae

Plant names often give a glimpse into the form, color, size and other characteristics on the plant. Mr. Bowling Ball Thuja is no exception. The resemblance to its namesake as a domed plant that snugs into awkward spaces in the garden makes this arborvitae an attractive addition. Try growing a Mr. Bowling Ball in your […]
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