Pruning Large-Leaved Rhododendrons

Pruning Large-Leaved Rhododendrons

Any rhododendron is suitable for woodland or informal use where a reasonable amount of space is available. Here it is only necessary to arrange the planting so that the robust growers do not over-crowd those of relatively restricted growth. It is around the foundations of the home, spots of limited area or the rockery that […]

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On January 23, 2013, posted in: Seasonal Tips by

When is the right time to trim Viburnum?

When is the right time to trim Viburnum?

Viburnums are shrubs favored for landscaping, hedges and lawn specimens. Depending on the variety, they thrive in U.S. Department of Agriculture plant hardiness zones 2 through 9. Although viburnums do not require pruning, trimming them can help them maintain a specific size, create healthy growth and increase the number of blooms. It is helpful to […]

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Aerate your lawn this spring

Aerate your lawn this spring

Now that spring is on the way it’s a great time to think about your lawn. Aeration Aeration is the process of removing plugs of soil from your lawn. This creates spaces for air, water and nutrients to penetrate into the soil and promotes the growth of beneficial microorganisms. It also increases water absorption and […]

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