Keeping Plants Healthy in the Heat of the Summer The heat is on! With the hot, dry spell that we have been having lately, the landscape plants start to suffer. While established trees, shrubs, and perennials don’t usually need much attention during a heat wave, even some of those plants are showing signs of stress. Plants are drooping and the leaves are looking brown and crispy. The best method of watering both new and established plants is to water slowly and deeply. A soaker hose applies water directly to the rootball without losing water to evaporation and runoff. Most water
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A Wonderful Resource Dirr’s Encyclopedia of Trees and Shrubs is the preeminent resource for woody ornamentals in the United States. A hefty 951 pages, it contains color photos, concise descriptions of habit, bloom times, fall color, winter interest and special considerations. This reference is a wonderland for a designer looking for just the right species for a project. Lists of plants by flower color, by bloom time, fragrance, fruit, fall color and winter interest, as well as shade tolerance and tolerance of salt, wet soils or dry soils make it quick and easy to use. If looking for a wonderful
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Bliss, Delivered We all know that person who seems to have a special connection with nature. She enjoys being outside in the garden. He loves to take the dog to the park. A natural extension of the connection is to bring nature into the living space. Just as you can order flowers for delivery, you can have us deliver a potted plant as well. Whether that perfect gift is a ficus or a fern, an aspidistra or an aglaonema, a dracaena or a daffodil, we can help. Order early for best availability and ask for assistance if needed to select
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