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Croton is the Cure

Fall is just around the corner, but we know it feels an awful lot like summer. These temperatures are likely to persist for the next month, if not longer, and true fall color on the trees in the area might be months further away. The tropical croton...

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10 Plants to Attract Hummingbirds

Want to appeal to hummingbirds? Consider these flowers they love to visit. Bee Balm Bee balm's blooms appear in mid to late summer, and can even remain into the fall. The striking flowers come in white, pink, red or purple, and complement the...

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Prune Knock-Out Roses Early September

  The Knock Out rose has become amazingly popular over the past 10 years. This rose has singlehandedly changed the market for roses since its introduction and ushered in a whole new way to look at roses and use them in our landscapes. Its...

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Planting Pampas Grass

This ornamental grass is perfect for low-maintenance landscaping but is hard to get rid of once established. Tall, tough and beautiful: you’d think pampas grass has all the qualities you’d want in a perennial ornamental...

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Fabulous Ferns

Ferns add texture and interest to your home and garden, whether they mingle with other plants or stand alone as beautiful specimens. Staghorn Fern Staghorn, also known as elkhorn ferns, are eye-catching when they’re mounted on a wall and...

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Made in the Shade: Shade Lovers for Containers

Looking to add color to a shady spot in the yard or under a covered patio or porch? Here is our list of plants that love life in the shade. Succulents You may think all succulents love the sun, but the truth is there are several that do better in...

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Attract Birds with Plants

  Plants Latin Name Benefits Trees Apple Malus spp. Fruit, insects; nesting cavities Ash Fraxinus spp. Seeds, insects; cover Birch Betula spp. Seeds, insects; cover Bottlebrush Callistemon...

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