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Property Maintenance & Landscaping
Best Way to Deal with Stormwater: Rain Gardens
Rain gardens catch water that would have flowed into the street or flooded your yard. They naturally clean and release water into the soil. Follow these 5 easy steps on how to build your own rain garden and the best plants to use.
Look Out For Winter Tree Damage
Property Maintenance & Landscaping
How To Help Trees Recover From Winter Dieback
Don’t panic! Winter tree dieback does not mean your tree is a goner. Learn how to recover your trees from these common winter damages: sunscald, winter desiccation, soil damage from salt, and snow and ice damage.
Tree Planting Tips
Tips and Tricks on How to Plant Trees in the Spring
Spring is here and now is a great time for planting trees. Learn how to choose the right tree for your yard, how to plant a tree, how to find the right soil for your tree, and how often you should be watering your new tree.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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