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Tomatoes: Pick Before You Plant!

There are more than 700 kinds of tomatoes to choose from, so let’s just review the basic types. Take a look at this short list of just a few to see how many you know and love (and are in your garden): Globe: Big, round and oh, so red. These are the all-purpose tomatoes that…
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How to Care for Your Fraser Fir Christmas Tree

When a Christmas tree is cut, more than half its weight is water. With proper care, you can maintain the quality of your tree. Below are a number of tips on caring for your tree: Displaying trees in water in a traditional reservoir type stand is the most effective way of maintaining their freshness and…
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Abelias: An Old Favorite

I was recently exploring the old Roseland Cemetery in Monticello, FL, when I came across a stunning old planting of abelias. The afternoon light filtered through the large hedge, highlighting the various shades of rosy pink and dark green foliage. The fine-textured leaves allowed a soft light through the row of aged plants, and gently…
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A Tree, Yet So Much More

Dogwoods are dying in our lovely Capital City, and the heartache it’s causing is very real. In most cases, I can help you replace an ailing tree with a better choice. All I have to do is find out which of the attributes are most important to you, then find a different tree that matches…
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