Category Archives: Trees & Shrubs

What to PRUNE and WHEN…

We often get several questions on pruning, so here is a simple guide to make sure you are pruning at the proper time.  Wondering about something not listed?  Leave a comment! All plants that bloom in early spring will bloom on old wood (last year's growth).  With that said, if you prune an early spring flowering…
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All About Hydrangeas

In the summer, we often get several questions about hydrangeas.  They range from "When do you prune a hydrangea?" to "Why isn't my hydrangea flowering?"... FUN FACTS ABOUT HYDRANGEA Hydrangeas are a diverse plant.  They range from a few feet tall to climbing varieties.  Some flower on new wood, old wood, or both.  New wood would…
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Prune your Oak Tree before it is too late!

Many people ask us, "When can I prune my tree?"  With some trees, it is not as crucial to time pruning perfectly, however with Oak trees it could mean life or death. If you have an oak tree, it is extremely important to avoid pruning between March (mid-January for large branches) and November.  You may…
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Preparing the Garden for Winter

Preparing the garden for winter is mostly cleaning up and covering up the plants.  Below are some easy tips to keep the garden looking spectacular in the spring to come. Pull Up Dying Plants Make sure to pull up any plants that have died or that have had insect or disease problems.  If pests and…
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