Today's featured DIY project is a great one because we are entering a lovely rainy season soon! Collecting rain water is a convenient, thrifty and green way to water your yard. But not only that, is is a cleaner, more natural way to care for your gardens,
Gardening expert Mike McGroarty of Mike's Backyard Nursery planted herbaceous perennials and trees of varying heights — lavender twist red bud tree and a laceleaf weeping Japanese red maple — to form this "island" in his front yard.
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A great benefit of the Bradford Pear is that it is a rapid grower, achieving a 12 to 15 feet increase in height over an 8- to 10-year period. Bradford Pear trees are shallow-rooted and will tolerate most soil types.