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How to Care for Knockout Roses

Knockout roses - planting and care

Despite asking the yard guy to not "crape murder" my myrtle... he did. Next year, I wiill use this guide and do it myself (and save some $$ ).

Decorate the inside of your fence with hanging baskets. Cute idea. Instead of planting trees etc to fill up empty space by the fence, just hang flowers. Cheaper!

APLD 2010 International Landscape Design Merit Award Winner Richard G Shuster, RG Shuster & Company, Southampton, NY

How to care for Knockout Roses: Plant them properly in well-drained, rich soil; Water them amply (at their base, never the leaves); Provide them with adequate sun (min 6 hours of morning sun); Prune them once a year (start of growing season); Fertilize them a bit. I follow these tips, and my Knockout Roses are over 10 feet tall! -Ali C.

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Beginner's Guide to Crepe Myrtle Care

Beginner's Guide to Crepe Myrtles ~ @Kathryn Jones Living gives great information on how to Select ~ Plant & Care for this loveliest of southern flowering trees.

Definitely want to line part of the backyard with evergreen cypress trees -- because their conical shapes give the backyard garden an appealing look.

These Gardenia Trees are a great addition to any patio- they fill up your yard with a sweet fragrance, but require minimal maintenance! #BrighterBlooms

The Art of Pruning Fruit Trees. I so totally need this for the apple tree in the backyard!!! I think I will also use a peach pit from the PA peaches my aunt gave me and see if I can't get a peach tree to yield in a few years!!! Great tips on ALL of the fruits pretty much!!!

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Container Gardening

How to grow a lemon tree in a container -- I've always wanted to do this and may be trying this spring.

Pruning Crape Myrtles - Correct pruning yields gracefully shaped trees with more blooms that are held upright on strong stems. And flowers arrive earlier than do those on unpruned or mispruned plants.

Fig trees are one of the easiest fruit trees to grow. Here's how to care for them organically. | From Organic Gardening

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Hibiscus Plant Care

Hibiscus Plant Care - To make sure that you get bright showy hibiscus year after year, here are a few handy hibiscus plant care tips.

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Plant Collection

small trees (indian hawthorn) underplanted with loropetalum