Tree and Shrub Fertilization and Care

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Keeping your lawn and landscape beautiful is about caring for every plant you’ve chosen to cultivate in your yard. Your trees and shrubs need a lot of the same nutrients as your grass, but the tasks of fertilizing and general care are a bit more involved than just mowing and watering. While trees and shrubs …

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Winterizing Your Trees and Shrubs

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As winter draws near, any attentive gardener knows this shift comes along with specific measures to be taken in the interest of maintaining the health of one’s plants- both large and small. On one hand, nature has successfully withstood the seasonal changes, without any help from us humans, for millenia. Yet on the other hand, …

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Low Maintenance Shrubs for Texas

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Versatile, well-mannered and low maintenance are good words to describe the latest generation of shrubs that are showing up in garden centers. These varieties offer extended bloom times and they are suited for both containers and in-ground flower beds. Shrubs are a great way to add some texture and dimension to your landscape. Let’s take …

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Fast Growing Privacy Shrubs

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We want our homes to be private and hidden from prying eyes and snooping neighbors.  One of the best methods to keep your backyard or landscape secluded is to plant fast growing privacy shrubs. Placing these along a fence and property line will help to minimize space for the shrubs and provide a larger area for …

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Use Winter Shrub Protection Covers

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Protecting your plants against winter damage can be a challenge. Rapid temperature drops following a brief winter thaw can weaken the plants during the winter or early spring season. Frost and ice from snow or freezing temperatures can result in leaf damage, dead twigs and branches in the spring.  One of the best methods to …

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