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April 2018

Gloriously Fragrant Gardenias Come in All Sizes to Suit Your Space

Gloriously Fragrant Gardenias Come in All Sizes to Suit Your Space

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When you think of your southeastern United States garden and landscape, consider the fragrant beauty of gardenias. Gardenias are well-suited to the Carolinian climate as they are drought-resistant and require little care to thrive in this hardiness zone. Whether you are looking for an extensive hedge or a simple shrub, gardenias can be found widely in cultivars that will fit the space perfectly. Keep an eye out for these Gardenias at your favorite nursery or greenhouse:   Extra-large Gardenias. ‘First…

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How And When Should You Prune Your Azaleas?

How And When Should You Prune Your Azaleas?

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The southern United States is the perfect grow-zone for azaleas; these beautiful flowering plants are a member of the rhododendron family, a shallow-rooted plant that provides spring and summer flowers and year-round foliage in mild climates. How and when should you prune azaleas? Consider the following advice:   Prune prior to the blooming season. When pruning your azalea to encourage growth, the best time to prune is before spring growth starts; this ensures that you will still see flowers during…

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