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Tree Selection Guide
Plants Good for Flooding and Wet Areas (By Zone)
Concerned about flood damage to your plants? Find out which trees and shrubs like wet soil. Then, identify the best plants for wet areas in your zone (garden zones 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9 and 10).
Whats Wrong With My Forsythia
Leaf & Needle Problems
Why Didn't My Forsythia Bloom This Year?
Here are some issues that can stop forsythia shrubs from flowering: improper pruning, fungal diseases, placement in the yard, harsh winter and well-drained soil. Leaf problems, like discoloration or wilting, could be a sign the bush is dying.
Girdling Root On Parking Lot Live Oak
Plant Health Care
It Looks Like The Roots Are Strangling My Tree
Tree girdling roots is commonly caused by improper planting, like piling too much mulch up against the tree trunk. To help alleviate girdling roots, a certified arborist will use a special tool with compressed air to excavate the soil without damaging the tree.
Winterberry Holly
Tree Identification
Do I Have a Winterberry Holly?
Learn how to identify a Winterberry Holly by its leaf, fruit, and bark. Winterberry Holly can grow in zones 3-9 and prefers acidic soil. The shrub needs at least 4 and up to 6 hours of uninterrupted sunlight per day and blooms in late spring.
What Is A Blue Spruce Tree
Tree Identification
Do I Have a Blue Spruce Tree?
Learn how to care for Blue Spruce Trees like a professional. The key to a thriving blue spruce tree is good soil drainage. These trees can be planted in zones 2-7 and do well in cold climates. They need at least 6 hours of sun but can’t handle excessively hot or humid weather conditions.
Aerating Lawn 2019
Lawn Care & Maintenance
What To Do Before Overseeding My Lawn
Follow our step-by-step guide on what to do before overseeding (reseeding) your lawn. The most important step in the process is aeration! Learn more.
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Property Maintenance & Landscaping
Preparing Your Garden, Flower or Raised Beds for Winter
Follow these tips and instructions on how to prepare garden beds for winter to help keep your plants and flowers healthy through the dormant season.
Palm Not Opening
Leaf & Needle Problems
What to do if Your Palm Tree’s Spear Isn’t Opening Up (Majesty, Kentia)
If you’re worried about a spear leaf that just won’t open on your palm tree, keep reading for some common causes—and solutions—to this palm tree problem.
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