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Seeing Spots

leaf spotsIf you are seeing spots on certain plants this summer, you need to read on. Leaf spots caused by a fungus can attack a wide range of plants when the weather gets humid. Learn how to recognize and minimize the problem.
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Late To The Party

LycorisThey may be late to the garden party, but August and September are months when these fall-blooming bulbs turn heads. Lycoris will patiently wait in the ground until sending up its large lily-like blooms at this time of year. The show is about to begin.
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Name That Tree

treeThis deciduous tree with smooth gray bark grows to about 65 feet high and almost as wide with thick horizontal branches from the sturdy trunk. The glossy green leaves are ovate-shaped with distinctly serrated edges.
This tree has a habit of retaining some of its yellow fall leaves through the winter. Your choices are:
  a. Red Oak (Quercus rubra)
  b. White oak (Quercus alba)
  c. American beech (Fagus grandifolia)
  d. American elm (Ulmus americana)
  e. Birch (Betula spp.)
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Feeling Hot Hot Hot

tickHot peppers, like craft beer and olive oils, are taking off in culinary popularity. And like olive oils and beers, peppers come in an enormous variety to suit many taste buds. Explore the different types, tastes, growing requirements and history.
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Demystifying The Shade Garden

book coverIt’s that dark spooky place in your yard often covered with overgrown vines. It’s the mysterious shade garden. Dazzling plants, design ideas, and proven techniques can be found in the book, “Glorious Shade”.
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Fall Plant Sale Coming

Nemours mansionThe annual Green Spring Fall Plant Sale with its multitude of plant vendors is coming soon. We put that on our calendar to remind us. Put it on your garden calendar, along with other upcoming events you want to attend.
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