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Winter Plant
A Guide to Winter Plant Protection
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There are several tactics you can employ to help protect your plants from winter weather and ensure they survive this season so that you can continue to enjoy them the following spring.

Indoor Tropical Plants
9 Different Indoor Tropical Plants - Growing Guides & Photos
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Plants that are native to tropical climates are ideal for growing indoors as houseplants because they thrive in consistently warm temperatures found in homes. Some of the most popular indoor tropical plants are listed here.

Christmas Tree
Christmas Tree Economics: Are Baby Boomers Killing the Christmas Tree Industry?
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Trees.com found the average American is spending $190 on a real Christmas tree and $119 on a fake Christmas tree in 2020.

Growing Trees in Pots
Growing Trees in Pots - Benefits, Tips & Tricks
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There are many reasons you might choose to grow a tree in a pot, but whatever your motivation, you'll want to note these considerations to ensure your pot-grown tree has a long and healthy life.

Autumn Blaze Maple
Autumn Blaze Maple Tree - Growing & Care Guide
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Autumn Blaze maple trees have stunning fall foliage with branches that are rounded or oval. These trees are a hybrid species of red maple and silver maple and boast beautiful reddish-orange color that looks spectacular in any landscape.

Japanese Maple Tree Care
Japanese Maple Tree - Care and Growing Tips
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Japanese maple trees (Acer palmatum) are colorful trees that are typically grown in ground or pots for Bonsai. This tree is renowned for its stunning foliage, with leaves in red or green color throughout spring to early fall before turning into shades of purple, orange or red.

Types of Maple Trees
Different Types of Maple Trees with Pictures
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Maple trees are the most commonly grown shade trees across North America, and they are loved for their stunning fall foliage colors. Despite being deciduous, many maple trees have attractive bark on both branches and trunks that make them a point of interest throughout every season. Maple trees are very easy-to-grow and can adapt well to a range of soil and lighting conditions.

Growing zones
Growing Zone Map - Find Your Plant Hardiness Zone
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The most widely used growing zone map in North America is the USDA hardiness zone map, which breaks down all areas of the United States into zones, according to the lowest and highest temperatures of their climate. Using this growing zone map can be very useful to help understand that plants are best suited for your local region.

Tea Plant
Cold Hardy Tea Plant - Our Best Tips
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The tea plant can be grown as a shrub or a small tree. It is evergreen, producing showy flowers, though it is most notable for its foliage, which, when immature, is harvested to produce tea beverages. Leaves can vary in length between two and six inches and are a pale green when young with soft white hairs on their undersides. Older leaves are a darker, deeper shade of green and lose their hairs. These plants are very attractive, producing lush foliage that retains its color all year round.

Clementine Tree
Clementine Tree Care and Propagation Tips
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You may have already seen or eaten those mini oranges that taste super sweet and have the thinnest peel. But have you ever wondered what they are? These citrus fruits are called clementines and can easily be grown in your own garden. Clementine trees are ideal for beginner gardeners who want to grow citrus trees as houseplants. This is because clementines are hardier than their relatives and caring for them isn’t as difficult as you may think.

Crepe Myrtle Pests and Diseases
Crepe Myrtle Pests and Diseases (with Solution and Prevention Tips)
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Crepe myrtle (Lagerstroemia) is a very popular shrub, with spectacular blooms that last for an extended period. This drought-resistant and heat-tolerant plant comes in many sizes and can be grown in most climates. If you want to grow crepe myrtles as trees, low shrubs or container plants, you should know about all the common diseases and pests that can plague these plants.

Miss Kim Lilac
How to Grow and Care For Miss Kim Lilac Tree
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Miss Kim lilac is a beautiful flowering shrub that produces fragrant, purple blooms in spring. This deciduous shrub has a short mature height and its distinctive fragrance differs from the common French lilac. For those who have limited space in their gardens, planting Miss Kim lilac trees is an excellent choice. When planted in full sun, this shrub will add phenomenal color and texture to any landscape.