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How to plant peonies video with Thompson & Morgan

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How to plant peonies video with Thompson & Morgan

Whether you are growing tree peonies or herbaceous peonies, planting peonies at the correct depth will ensure masses of beautiful blooms for many years to come.

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Beautiful Baptisia + Peonies = Glorious Early Summer Arrangements

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Beautiful Baptisia + Peonies = Glorious Early Summer Arrangements A Note from The Editor on March 30, 2015• • • • • • Have you ever ‘weeded’ out a plant – sure that it was a nuisance only to realize later that it was something you intended? I have. About 5 years ago I inadvertently massacred about eight Baptisia australis that I planted the previous spring. They hadn’t bloomed (given their first year status) so a year later, I had entirely forgotten them and presumed them to be some new unrecognized pest – (and for crying out loud, they were everywhere!) – so I pulled them. The whole time, I kept thinking ‘whatever these weeds are, they sure do have some healthy roots and nice foliage’. (Duh.) So, I have no baptisia in my garden, but I am thinking that the...

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Wood Grain Concrete Pavers

»Posted by on Apr 17, 2015 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

Wood Grain Concrete Pavers

Wood Grain Concrete Pavers A Note from rochelle greayer on August 28, 2013 • • • • • • It seems inevitable that as I finish up a cobblestone patio at my own home, I come across these pavers. Had my cobbles not come with a little bit of history and some sentimentality, I would be hard pressed not to sell them on and opt instead for these wood grained concrete pavers. I mean really- the warmth and charm of aged teak but the stability and ease of installation of concrete? What is not to love? And the pattern options are endless. I particularly love that top image with pebbles inside open squares that are framed by the pavers (even though I am sure it would create a weedy hassle). But the basket weave is really nice too. They aren’t terribly expensive either ($5.65...

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How to Prune Crape Myrtles correctly

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How to Prune Crape Myrtles correctly

February is a great time to prune the Crape Myrtle Tree! I want to help people develop a healthy case of Prune-ophobia. We need to allow the Crape Myrtle to become the tree without cutting them down to ugly stumps. Its always best to plant the correct tree in the space that it will occupy when full grown.

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