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"Royal Empress Tree...grows 15-18 ft./year. Empress Tree Facts Grows up to 10 feet or more in the very First Season! We have seen some grow as high as 20 feet.Explodes with rich lavender flowers that look like Orchids but smell like Jasmine. Grows as far north as Canada and as far south as Mexico.

Royal Empress Tree (paulownia tomentosa) can grow more than five feet per year, until it reaches it's full height. In the spring the tree explodes with rich lavender flowers that look similar to orchids, and smell like jasmine. The tree grows as far north as Canada and as far south as Mexico.

Smoke bush - this is a wonderful bush for the garden. The blooms are very airy, thus the name "smoke" bush. Also changes colors with the seasons. Highly drought tolerant, tree/shrub


12 Fast Growing Shade Trees for Your Yard

Great Ideas for shade trees that grow fast and are easy to maintain. Read this list of fast Growing Shade trees for your yard and landscape.

For back fence...Limelight hydrangeas. They grow up to 8 ft tall, can grow in full sun or shade and can tolerate dry soil.

Plant a Mosquito Control container so you can sit and unwind in the evenings without dousing in DEET

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Royal Empress Tree Seeds (Paulownia tomentosa) 50+Seeds

50+ Royal Empress Tree Seeds , Under The Sun Seeds

Want a plant to brighten a dull corner of your yard? This may be it! There hasn't been this much buzz about a plant in years! People have been clamouring for a re-blooming lilac for years and 'Bloomerang' delivers with a dense, compact plant with an intense mid May bloom followed by more deliciously fragrant bloom cones throughout the summer and fall, and it attracts butterflies, too! Mature ht 1.5 m (4 to 5 ft).


Epsom Salt to Remove Tree Stumps

Tree Stump Removal - Get rid of tree stumps by drilling holes in the stump and filling them with 100% Epsom salt. Follow with water, and wait. Live stumps may take as long as a month to decay, and start to decompose all by themselves.

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How to Get More Hydrangea Flowers

Growing Hydrangea Tips

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The Best Fast Growing Trees for a Natural Fence

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Grow almost 50 strawberry plants in less than a square yard of space...such a wonderful idea.

Stone edging around trees. **Just had this the sidewalk edging done, I can't believe how different it makes the house look!**

Heavily newspaper your garden beds before you put down mulch. Weeds cannot grow through the newspaper, and the decomposing paper feeds your soil. Best gardening tip I ever got!