Garden Knowledge: How dry we are!
With watering restrictions tightening almost every week, it's important
to prioritize water use in our landscapes. When you think about it, you
can replace annuals any time...but a ten-year old azalea or a
fifty-year old maple takes a lot longer!
Design Tip: Using Mulch - by Theresa Schrum
We get many
calls and emails concerning using mulch in the garden. Questions range
from what type of mulch, when and how much to apply and can it be mixed
into the soil? There is a lot of confusion and mis-information
surrounding the use of mulch and its much older sibling: compost. Learn
Cool Plant of the Week: - by Theresa Schrum
Pagoda Dogwood (Cornus alternifolia) This native dogwood is
virtually unknown to many gardeners. It's attractive appearance is much
different from that of the common Florida Dogwood. It's also more
disease resistant, tolerant of sun and very attractive to birds with
dark blue fruit atop bright red stems. It's randomly available from a
variety of nurseries. Learn
What is this interesting-looking plant I found flowering in the woods?
- Todd C.
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