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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: 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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Shrub of the Week: Common Lilac

This week’s selection is the New Hampshire state shrub. It is widely planted throughout the country.  This week’s shrub is the… Common Lilac Syringa vulgaris The lilac is really a widely planted shrub throughout the world. It comes in colors … Continue reading

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Shrub of the Week: Mountain Fire Andromeda

Finally it seems the weather has started to warm some. This week’s shrub is one of the first evergreens to show off in the spring. This week’s shrub is the… Mountain Fire Andromeda Pieris Japonica ‘Mt. Fire’ Andromedas bloom in early … Continue reading

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Shrub of the Week: Mission Arborvitae

This week’s selection is not a showy plant it is more of a functional shrub. It is use for many things in the landscape. This week’s shrub is the… Mission Arborvitae Thuja occidentalis ‘Techny’ The Mission Arborvitae, also known as … Continue reading

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Shrub of the Week: P.J.M. Rhododendron

Do you have a generator or maybe an unsightly propane tank in the yard that you would like to hide? This week’s shrub is the… P.J.M. Rhododendron  P.J.M. Rhododendron’s bloom in late April with that brilliant show of lavender. There … Continue reading

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