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September Landscaping Tips

Happy September All!! This is certainly one of the nicest months of the year. There’s nothing like walking out of the house to a crisp September morning knowing it’s going to warm up to the mid 70’s with low humidity. … Continue reading

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Shrub of the Week: Hills of Snow Hydrangea

Please excuse me for my month long hiatus from the Shrub of the Week blog. I would like to tell you I’ve been scouring the earth looking for new and interesting plants but that would be a lie. It’s a … Continue reading

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Shrub of the Week: Snowmound Spirea

This week’s shrub comes from a large family of shrubs. You may have noticed it the last couple of weeks in you neighbors yard. The photos here are from the Brown Hill area of Bow, NH.  This week’s shrub is the… … Continue reading

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Getting Rid of Moss in Lawns

We  see the problem all the time and unfortunately, the answer is usually not what people want to hear. Moss is caused by shade, acid soils and poor soils – three things we have a lot of in New Hampshire! The … Continue reading

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Shrub of the Week: Mountain Laurel “Sarah”

Unlike last week’s selection, this week’s shrub is a profuse bloomer. You can see them and their cousins right now throughout the area.  This week’s shrub is the… Mountain Laurel ‘Sarah’ Kalmia latifolia ‘Sarah’ The Sarah Mountain Laurel is a … Continue reading

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Shrub of the Week: Ever-Low Yew

This week’s selection’s flowers are not noticeable at all. In fact you wouldn’t think it flowers at all except for the red berries in the fall. This week’s shrub is the… Ever- Low Yew Taxus media ‘Ever-Low’ The  ever-low yew … Continue reading

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Shrub of the Week: Maximum Rhododendron

This week’s shrub you will start to see everywhere as well as all of its cousins. Its spectacular display begins the 3rd weeks of May and lasts into June. This week’s shrub is the… Rhododendron ‘maximum’ The Maximum Rhododendron will … Continue reading

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