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How to Grow Camellias in Containers

How to Grow Camellias in Containers

Camellias are gorgeous evergreen plants that generally flower in fall and winter. These cold weather bloomers are unique and add beauty to a landscape that has often become barren and dreary. Pick from pinks and reds to white and even...

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A Living Tree for the Holidays

A Living Tree for the Holidays

Most people feel strongly about their preference for real or fake trees. Either option can be considered bad or good for the environment depending on who you talk to. But what about a third option that is beautiful, fresh, and...

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How to Choose a Living Holiday Gift

How to Choose a Living Holiday Gift

Whether you are looking for gift for a friend or family member a living plant or tree is just perfect! It is a thoughtful gift that is environmentally conscientious and keeps the holiday warmth glowing well beyond Thanksgiving, Christmas, Hanukkah,...

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How to Overwinter your Potted Citrus Trees

How to Overwinter your Potted Citrus Trees

Growing citrus trees like Meyer Lemons and Key Limes has become increasingly popular as gardeners realize these tropical fruits can be grown in containers quite easily. The best option is to grow your citrus tree outside in full sun for as long as possible and move them inside during winter. The exact time to move your potted citrus indoors will vary based on your climate. Once temps are 40 or below it is time to bring your tree inside.
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Camellia's pink bloom

Camellia Differences: Japonica & Sasanqua

Camellias are often referred to as the “Queen Of Winter Flowers”.  While they are equally as stunning they are all unique, not one is the same as another. The two most popular classifications of camellias are Japonica and Sasanqua.  The...

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Transplanting Trees, Shrubs, and Perennials in Fall

Transplanting Trees, Shrubs, and Perennials in Fall

Why is fall is a perfect time for transplanting plants?

Cool temperatures, warm moist soil, and less energy requirements are the perfect conditions for an easy transition.

You can transplant just about anything in fall. So go for it. Whether it’s a tree, a shrub, or a perennial, autumn is an excellent time to relocate you favorite plants.

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Fall into Planting: A Fall Planting Guide

Fall into Planting: A Fall Planting Guide

Why is fall an excellent time to plant? Autumn offers cool temperatures, short bright days, and dependable rainfall. Plants are starting to slow down therefore they are primed to focus on root establishment which is exactly what you need going into winter. When you plant in fall you get a head start on spring growth! When you plant in fall you get a head start on spring growth! In other words your new plants will be established in time for spring so you won’t miss out on any spring blooms or growth like you can when planting in spring.
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Growing Meyer Lemons and Key Limes in Containers

Growing Meyer Lemons and Key Limes in Containers

Fresh lemons and limes enrich your culinary and mixology game. You can utilize the juice, pulp, and zest to add depth to a plethora of main courses, side dishes, and desserts. And don't forget the best part, rather, the pièce de résistance, the cocktail (or mocktail if you prefer). This is why we not only love citrus we want to grow our own! 

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Yoshino Flowering Cherry Tree Guide

Yoshino Flowering Cherry Tree Guide

Few trees put on a performance in spring like the Yoshino Flowering Cherry tree. Oh, how those magical blooms, also known as sakura, welcome spring with a grand breathtaking display. Learn all about the amazing Yoshino Cherry Tree including care, facts, and growing in the landscape.
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