One of the most confounding arguments I face is whether and
how to prune crape myrtles. They are mercilessly "murdered" by unaware
landscapers and homeowners each winter...yet they still bloom in
summer. Poorly pruned crape myrtles are UGLY, though.
how to do it correctly.
Walter's To Do List for January
Fertilize pansies, prune evergreens, water poinsettia, ...more
Q: I can't even begin to explain this phenomenon,
but it looks pretty cool! Carolyn D.
If you're a
wanna-be farmer, or a teacher who wants to enliven a classroom, join me
Chicks in the City: Hatching Your Own Flock" at Oakhurst Community
Gardens on Mar. 4. It will be an educational evening on how to order,
incubate, hatch, and raise chicks.
Needle Palm (Rhapidophyllum
palm native to the Southeastern U.S. While you're enduring record cold
this week, I thought I might warm your spirits by recommending a palm
that is hardy to -15 degrees! Needle palm is a trunkless shrub palm
that grows in partial to medium shade reaching 8 feet tall and wide. Learn
applied to the underside of the roof and attic walls, Icynene
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Girdling Tree Roots
Andy in Tucker writes: "I just noticed some girdling roots at base of
my maple tree. The roots are embedded/impacted into the root
crown of the tree. This year the tree is losing leaves in waves without
the leaves turning red. I don't know if the flood or the girdling roots
has caused this." What should he do...? Get the
by Theresa Schrum
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