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June 15, 2017

 

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Blue Caryopteris

Caryopteris can be grown singly, in multiples, or as a long hedge for maximum impact.

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May 25, 2017

 

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Mulch helps plants remain healthier and hardier by insulating and reducing weeds.

May 11, 2017

 

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When buying plants for hanging baskets remind yourself of the old saying: one should include “a thriller, a filler, and a spiller.”

May 4, 2017

 

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