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Jul 03, 2020

Inventory at Robin’s Backyard Nursery

Inventory at Robin’s Backyard Nursery in Forest Ontario

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Mar 06, 2020

Read About Robin's Backyard Nursery and how it all began

Read About Robin's Backyard Nursery, who's behind the nursery and how it all began

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Feb 24, 2020

Kolkwitzia Amabilis: How to Grow and Care for the Beauty Bush

Kolkwitzia Amabilis A.K.A. Beauty Bush has tiny white and pink flowers hanging on arching branches making this a great addition to any landscape.

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Feb 21, 2020

Deutzia Plant: How to Grow, Plant and Prune this Flowering Shrub

Deutzia plants are perfect for any landscape. Learn how to grow and prune and the best variety for your garden.

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Feb 18, 2020

Propagation by Cuttings: Robin’s Secret Guide

Propagation by Cuttings: Robin’s Secret Guide to propagating plants to add to your landscape.

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Feb 17, 2020

Mealy Bugs: Controlling Mealybug Infestation

Mealy bugs (Pseudococcidae). There are a few ways to get rid of these common garden pests.

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Feb 13, 2020

Get Rid of Japanese Beetles and Take Your Garden Back!

Get Rid of Japanese Beetles and their grubs with these tried and proven ways.

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Feb 13, 2020

The Flowering Quince Tree

Grow a flowering Quince Tree to add to your permaculture. With the edible fruit you can make excellent jams and jellies.

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Feb 05, 2020

Site Map of Robin’s Backyard Plant Nursery

This Site Map has links to every page on Robin's Backyard Plant Nursery.

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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 (Ribes uva-crispa) 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 Tips for Enthusiasts

Amazing, impressive and aromatic, the Hydrangea plant A.K.A. snowball bush adds a spectacular show piece to the landscape.

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