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Types of Magnolias

12 Types of Magnolias with Pictures and Care Tips

by Max on Wed, 05/06/2020 - 03:59
Magnolia’s are classic trees that are known for growing in hot climates, though there are many varieties of this tree that are cold hardy and can be grown in a wide range of climates. These trees are easy to grow, they will adapt to almost any soil type so long as it drains well, and they will tolerate both full sun or partial shade.
Flowers that Start with S

10 Flowers that Start with ‘S’ - Photos + Growing Tips

by Max on Wed, 05/06/2020 - 01:36
If you ever run into a sunflower field, you'll be thrilled by this plant's attractive look. But starting with the letter "s", there is not just the sunflower. There are so many beautiful flowers that begin with "s". In this article, let's go into some of the most popular and easy to grow plants with stunning floweres starting with the character "s".
Types of Oak Trees

18 Types of Oak Trees For Oak Wood

by Max on Sun, 05/03/2020 - 04:46
Oakwood comes from the oak tree, although there are many types of oak trees around the world, with over sixty different types growing in just the United States alone. In terms of oak wood, it is usually categorized into two groups, red oak and white oak. Though you may think these would be easy to distinguish from one another, they have a lot in common in terms of aesthetics, and it can be hard to tell red from white purely at first glance.
Blooming bougainvillea flowers

Bougainvillea – How to Grow and Care for This Tropical Flower

by Max on Sun, 05/03/2020 - 03:13
Bougainvilleas climbing plants come in a vast variety of colors, including purple, pink, orange, and red. Bougainvillea has flowers that resemble colored tissue paper, hence the nickname Paper Flower. There are over 250 varieties of this plant, with some known to be very large climbers while others are dwarfs that only grow to a meter in height. Bougainvilleas thrive in hot climates, hence their popularity in the tropics and the subtropics as well as in hot European countries like Spain.
Types of Arborvitae

13 Different Types of Arborvitae Trees

by Max on Sun, 03/29/2020 - 04:50
Arborvitae trees, also known as ‘Thuja’ trees, are a type of evergreen plant which can be grown as both trees and shrubs. They belong to the Cupressaceae family and are popularly used as specimen plants and for hedging. The word ‘arborvitae’ has French origins, translating to ‘tree of life,’ which it was called because it was used by Native Americans for its healing powers.
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