Monthly Archives: December 2009

One way to begin to recognize and appreciate your resident plants is to take organized notes throughout the seasons. You don’t have to know everything about them but there are some features you can begin to look for as a means of identification. Initial Observations: SIZE–Is it under 5 feet? Then it’s a shrub. Under […]

With so many things to learn about plants sometimes it is easy to be overwhelmed. A good place to start is with the USDA Hardiness Map. You can find your zone based on your location and begin your hunt for the right plants. Know your zone and you avoid the always disappointing love affair with […]

 So you look at your yard and shudder at the mere thought of the work that lay ahead. Do you start with the fuzzy green things that seem to be overtaking the walkway? Or is it better to disengage the clingy thing that is eating your chimney? Do you wait until the spring when every […]

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