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Posts in category Landscape and Lawn

Enter Our Photo Contest: Signs of Spring

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For the gardener, no season is as eagerly anticipated as spring. And after the winter of 2013-14, we are ready! So, what are the signs of spring in your area? Is it the first crocuses? The swelling buds of the oaks? Is it your neighbor, washing his boat? Share a springtime image and you could […]

After the Storm: Coping with Snow- and Ice-Damaged Trees and Shrubs

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Have winter storms battered your landscape? When the weather finally clears, it’s time to evaluate the damage done to your landscape plants by wind, snow and ice. Here are some things to consider: Be safe. Steer clear of hazards, such as downed or sagging power lines, large cracked limbs and trunks, and hanging branches. Notify […]

Prune Hydrangea Bushes at the Right Time

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When do you prune hydrangeas? Well, it depends. Some hydrangeas bloom on current season’s growth and should be pruned in late winter or early spring, before the shrub begins active growth. These include several varieties that have become quite popular: Limelight, Quickfire, Burgundy Lace, as well as the classic “snowball” types, such as Annabelle. Another […]

Winners: 2013 Door Decor Contest

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Thanks to everyone who entered the 2013 Door Decor photo contest. Here are the winners: First Prize: Cynthia Fowser, Pennsville, NJ The $250 prize goes to a woman who lives on Christmas Tree Lane. “All materials were gathered from my yard and surrounding woods,” says Cynthia, who really does live on a street called Christmas […]

Meet Maura, Winner of the Wish List Contest

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The winner of the 2013 Win Your Wish List Contest is Maura Rawn, who tends several gardens with her husband, Dave, in Ohio. I don’t usually enter contests but I am such a fan of gardeners.com that it seemed like a contest I should enter — guess my hunch was right! I have been a […]

From the Reviews: Super Hoops Protect Prized Bromeliads

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We like it when customers use our products in innovative ways. For example, got this photo from a gardener in South Carolina who uses Super Hoops as a frame to support a 10 x 20-foot tarp that covers a collection of bromeliads. The sturdy Super Hoops are made from two heavy-gauge wires joined by cross […]

Gift Ideas for Gardeners — from Gardeners!

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Need a gift for a gardener? Ask a gardener! To assemble this list, we put a call out to our “company of gardeners,” asking for their favorites. Here’s what they suggest: Dalton: I like to give bundled gifts that serve more than one purpose. That’s why I am planning to give the Harvest Storage Crate […]

Winning Plants to Look for in 2014

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In fall, many gardens are highlighted by the fragrant “sweet autumn clematis,” which covers itself with frothy clouds of small flowers. Until now, the late-bloomer was only available in white, but growers have created a new variety, Sweet Summer Love, which blooms in cranberry-violet. Fragrance is sweet cherry-vanilla. This new clematis is one of five […]

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