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Magnolias: More than Just a Southern Staple

Magnolias: More than Just a Southern Staple

Magnolia trees are much more that a southern staple. There are several magnolias that can grow almost anywhere in the US! These stunning trees offer big, beautiful blooms with fantastic fragrance in a variety of shapes and sizes. Magnolias are...

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Pre-emergent application timing tips

Pre-emergent Application Timing Tips

Timing is everything, especially when it comes to the application of pre-emergent herbicides like LESCO's Dimension to control summer annual weeds.  

Rule of thumb is to get the application down before the soil temperatures are 50-55 degrees for five or more consecutive days.

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Native Hydrangeas

Native Hydrangeas

Hydrangea arborescens are native plants that are excellent landscape choices for shady areas in your landscape. They grow naturally in moist soils in shady hardwood forests, on rocky slopes, and along woodland roads and streams. Commonly called smooth or wild...

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Little Gem Magnolia: A Dwarf Southern Magnolia

Little Gem Magnolia: A Dwarf Southern Magnolia

The Little Gem Magnolia tree is a dwarf version of the Southern Magnolia. This compact tree boasts fabulous fragrant flowers from spring through summer. Growing to about 25 feet tall and 10 to 15 feet wide this evergreen magnolia tree...

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How to Grow Japanese Maples

How to Grow Japanese Maples

Japanese Maples or Acer palmatum are stunning dwarf trees that vary widely in shape, size, and color. These amazingly unique trees are as beautiful as they are fascinating. Their care isn’t complicated, but following some basic steps will help your...

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Fastest Growing Privacy Trees

Fastest Growing Privacy Trees

Privacy trees are evergreens that when planted next to each other create a living green screen. This is an attractive option for blocking out unwanted sights and keeping neighbors from peering in without the huge expense of an unattractive wooden...

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Top 4 Fig Trees

Top 4 Fig Trees

Fig trees are hardy and easy to grow. They come in a variety of sizes, but even the larger fig trees tolerate heavy pruning and can be grown in pots. Fig trees are self pollinating so you only need one...

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How to Care for Redbud Trees

How to Care for Redbud Trees

Redbud trees are one of the very first trees to bloom in spring and boy do they put on a show! This tree isn’t as well know as it is well recognized. You may overlook most blooming trees on a...

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