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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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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: 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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Shrub of the Week: Azalea canadense ‘Rhoroda’

This week’s shrub is a very early bloomer. In fact if you’re in the southern part of the state they should be waking up this week. This week’s shrub is… Azalea canadense ‘Rhodora’ Azalea canadense ‘Rhodora’ is a deciduous azalea … Continue reading

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Low Maintenance Plantings for your yard

HOSTA Once it’s planted, this plant only requires a little water and can thrive in both sun and shade. That’s it! WAVE PETUNIAS These colorful flowers requires a little fertilizer, frequent watering and very little pruning. PRIMROSE Plant in either full … Continue reading

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