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by admin published Mar 16, 2014 04:40 PM, last modified Mar 16, 2014 04:40 PM
Beneficial insects

Beneficial insects

by Clare Liptak — last modified Mar 16, 2014 11:01 PM

Not all the insects in our gardens and landscapes are out there trying to damage our plants. We can actually attract insects that are beneficial.

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Reducing landscape maintenance

Reducing landscape maintenance

by Clare Liptak — last modified Mar 16, 2014 10:45 PM

No landscape is maintenance free, but there are ways to cut down on the work. The more that we make landscapes like the natural environments they once were, the fewer problems there will be for us to solve.

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Pruning over-grown rhododendrons

Pruning over-grown rhododendrons

by Clare Liptak — last modified Mar 16, 2014 06:19 PM

Landscape plants are not supposed to block windows, or encroach on sidewalks or driveways. A reliable method of turning an old overgrown rhododendron into a full and valuable feature in the landscape works because rhododendrons have lots of dormant, or latent, buds on their trunks and branches. The best time of year to prune rhodies is soon after their blooms have faded.

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