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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: Mayflower Viburnum

This week’s selection you should be able to find out in your yard or neighborhood as it is a popular plant. This week’s shrub is the… Mayflower Viburnum Viburnum ‘carlesii’ Mayflower viburnum is a versatile plant. It’s bright pink clusters … 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: New Hampshire Gold Forsythia

This week’s shrub is an early bright spot for everyone and it comes with a local connection to New Hampshire. This week’s shrub is the… New Hampshire Gold Forsythia  Forsythia ‘NH Gold’ was originally hybridized in Claremont, NH. It’s that bright … 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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Shrub of the Week: Witch Hazel

Although this year has been the winter that will not end, there are some shrubs that are pushing the blooms even in this cold weather. This weeks shrub of the week is… Witch Hazel, also known as “HAMAMELIS intermedia ‘Arnold … Continue reading

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