Ornamental

Crepe Myrtle Pruning - Why, When, and How to do It

Crepe Myrtle Pruning - Why, When, and How to do It

by Max on Wed, 10/21/2020 - 08:00
If you have already got a crepe myrtle taking up too much space in your yard, then pruning might be necessary for your situation. The trend to drastically cut back a crepe myrtle by entirely lopping off the upper section led to the coining of the term 'crepe murder,’ which refers to the way many people find the winter stumps of crepe myrtle to be unattractive. '
Dogwood Trees

Guide to Growing and Caring for Dogwood Trees

by Max on Thu, 10/08/2020 - 18:54
With more than 40 species of dogwoods found throughout America, Canada, China, and Japan, these popular ornamental trees feature elegant foliage and bright red fruits. Dogwood is a member of the Cornus family and grows in all types of climates and soil conditions. From hardy shrubs that only grow to about 6 inches to towering trees that grow as high as 40 feet; dogwoods are without doubt one of the most favorite deciduous trees to grow in yards or containers.
Avocado Tree

How to Grow and Care For Avocado Trees

by Max on Thu, 10/08/2020 - 06:40
Growing avocados as houseplants or outdoors is a fun way of enjoying the beauty of these trees. But if you’re after their fruit, you’ll be waiting for a long time - Unless you move yourself to a warmer climate! With enough patience though, your avocado seedling will eventually turn into shiny, oval leaves before it’s ready for potting.
Sakura Tree Care Guide

Sakura Tree - How to Grow and Care For Cherry Blossom Tree

by Max on Sun, 10/04/2020 - 04:09
Sakura trees are small deciduous trees that are native to various parts of Asia, though most Sakura trees hail from Japan. These are beautiful trees that flower heavily with showy blooms in early or mid-spring. They bloom before the foliage has had a chance to arrive, and therefore give a very dramatic floral display of white or pink blossoms clustered on bare branches.
Creeping Thyme

Creeping Thyme - Growing, Care Tips, and Photos

by Max on Thu, 10/01/2020 - 16:35
Creeping thyme is one of the many types of thyme available, which is a herb commonly cultivated for culinary use. Though creeping thyme is edible, it is not usually grown for this use, and instead is considered to be an ornamental plant that works well as ground cover. Creeping thyme has small, decorative oval leaves covering wiry stems, and when crushed, they will emit a pleasant fragrance similar to common thyme.
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