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Jan 16, 2020

Adding Flowering Ornamental Trees to Your Landscape

Flowering ornamental trees will add a spectacular focal point in your home landscape.

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Jan 14, 2020

Gooseberry Plant: Growing Gooseberries in Your Garden

The gooseberry plant is a fast growing, self-pollinating garden shrub which grows to about 5 feet tall in full sun

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Dec 30, 2019

Viburnum Shrub: The Ultimate Guide to Viburnums

Viburnum Shrub: Everything you need to know for growing beautiful, healthy Viburnums.

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Dec 24, 2019

Best Ground Cover Plants: Ground Cover Ideas for Your Landscape

You can use the best ground cover plants as border plants for your garden, under large shrubs and along steep slopes or banks.

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Dec 15, 2019

Herbaceous Peony: Growing, Caring, Planting, Dividing, Diseases

Herbaceous Peony are great for adding bold colour to your garden. The big, colourful blooms stand out and really make a statement in the garden.

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Dec 13, 2019

Hydrangea Plant: How To Grow and Care for Hydrangeas

How to grow a Hydrangea plant. Pruning, Diseases, changing the colour, growing in containers, drying Hydrangeas, and more.

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Dec 04, 2019

Shade Perennial Gardens: Shade Garden Ideas

Shade perennial gardens. Adding colour to your shade gardens with perennials and brightening the darker areas in your yard.

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Dec 02, 2019

Sun Loving Garden Perennials: Easy to Grow and Beautiful

Sun Loving Garden perennials are easy to grow, just plant them and they bloom year after year with little to no maintenance.

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Nov 27, 2019

Coniferous Trees: Choosing the Perfect One for Your Landscape

Choosing a coniferous trees: Do you want year round privacy, branches and cones for crafts, do you want them beside your driveway or other?

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Nov 24, 2019

Ornamental Grass

There are a lot of ornamental grass varieties you can use in your landscape. Whether tall or short, they will add texture to your landscape.

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Nov 21, 2019

18 Best Flowering Shrubs: Garden Shrubs for Your Landscape

Adding flowering shrubs to your landscape is great for privacy, colour and attracting pollinators to your garden.

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Oct 08, 2019

Types of Shrubs

There are many types of shrubs, bushes and garden hedges you can use in your gardens and landscape. Here are a few that I offer.

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Jun 20, 2019

What plants can I grow under Walnut Trees

I have Walnut trees in my yard and they keep killing everything I plant around it. Is there anything that won't die? Robin's Answer: I have been asked

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Jun 16, 2019

Deterring outdoor cats

Any suggestions on deterring outdoor cats from my backyard? I've heard Lavender but anything else they dont really like? Any other suggestions would be

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Mar 27, 2019

Need ideas for my Dry Shade Garden

I would like to know what the best plants for my front garden are. I would like to add some colour so flowering plants would be great. It is shaded by

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