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    Adding Trees and Shrubs to your Garden

    Gardening has been a hot topic around my house lately.  The past few summers my wife has been interested in creating a garden but the timing has never been right.  This summer she is…

    By Rick | April 21, 2011
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    Best Privacy Screen Trees and Shrubs

    Planning your Privacy Screen When designing your yard you may want to take into account your privacy needs. Do you need a good screen to reduce traffic noise or prevent passersby from looking into…

    By Zelda | February 24, 2011
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    8 Great All Season Trees

    All season trees add a lot of interest to your yard, providing a spectacle of changing colors throughout all four seasons. Here is a pick of 8 great all season trees guaranteed to brighten…

    By Zelda | February 23, 2011
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    Help! My Roots Are Showing

    A question I often receive from homeowners goes something like this: “I have this big pine tree out in my front yard. Nothing grows very well under it, making that area basically an expanse…

    By David Beaulieu | February 17, 2011
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    Landscaping with Trees: Adding Contrasting Color

    This landscape design for trees and shrubs will add contrasting early spring color. This free do-it-yourself tree and shrub landscape design provides a show of spring flowers highlighted by an evergreen backdrop of the Green…

    By JOEL T. PARKER JR. ASLA RLA LEED AP | February 10, 2011
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    Tree and Shrub Rain Garden Design

    Tree and Shrub Rain Garden Design Turn a moist or poorly drained area of your yard into a beautiful garden that provides year round color and habitat for songbirds. The trees and shrubs in…

    By Kirsten Coffen ASLA RLA | January 27, 2011
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    Top Trees for Winter Landscaping

    Many gardeners are proud of their spring, summer and autumn gardens, but they find winter landscape design very difficult.   There are many trees and shrubs which may add a lot of color with their…

    By Zelda | December 30, 2010
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    Foundation Plantings

    If you’re looking for an easy way to improve the look of your home, consider planting shrubs and trees near the foundation. There are several species of shrubs and trees that can thrive near…

    By Ben | October 28, 2010