Category: Q & A

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Questions Answered Series: Arborvitae (Thuja)

If you’re looking to add structure, privacy, and lush green foliage to your garden, then arborvitae (or Thuja) is probably the shrub for you. They can be short, tall, rounded, pyramidal, green, or blue, which means there really is an arborvitae for every garden.

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Questions Answered Series: Hydrangeas

Hydrangeas have come to be a fan favorite in the gardening world. Blooming in hues of blue, pink, white, and even green, the array of colors keep us coming back for more, time and time again. There’s virtually a hydrangea for every garden!

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Questions Answered Series: Coneflowers (Echinacea)

Coneflowers (Echinacea) are long-blooming perennials that thrive in full sun and heat, adding vibrant color to the landscape from summer to frost. Coneflowers aren’t only pretty – they’re also problem-solvers in the garden. They adapt easily to any well-draining soil and can handle mild drought once established. Even in gardens plagued with trouble, coneflowers always seem unfazed.

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Questions Answered Series: Hostas

Hostas are known for commanding attention in the shade garden. Thick corrugated leaves form graceful mounds of foliage that keep their appeal from spring to fall. Their versatility is what makes them extra special, apart or together. No matter which shape, size, color, or textured hostas you choose, you can count on them being reliable and easy to grow in containers, garden beds, and city environments.

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Questions Answered Series: Roses (Rosa)

With blooms this beautiful, it’s no wonder roses are a garden classic! Flowers are bursting with vibrant petals, adding long-lasting color – and even fragrance – to the garden for up to five months. Dress them up in elegant rose gardens or keep them casual in cottage gardens. Either way, roses steal the show wherever you plant them.

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Can I Plant a Garden in Summer?

Spring fever is long over and summer is finally in full swing. You, and your plants, are probably feeling the heat of summer! That leaves many gardeners questioning, did I miss the spring planting window?

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