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Japanese Maple Care And Pruning – Tips For Japanese Maple Trimming

Japanese Maple Care And Pruning – Tips For Japanese Maple Trimming

By: Bonnie L. Grant, Certified Urban AgriculturistJapanese maples are spectacular landscape tree specimens that offer year-round color and interest. Some Japanese maples may only grow 6 to 8 feet (1.5 to 2 m.), but others will achieve 40 feet (12 m.) or more. Pruning Japanese maples is rarely necessary in mature trees, if they have been trained when young.

What Is Canna Rust: Learn How To Treat Rust On Canna Leaves

What Is Canna Rust: Learn How To Treat Rust On Canna Leaves

By: Amy GrantCanna lilies are glorious, tropical looking herbaceous perennials with rather awe inspiring large leaves and colorful, huge iris-like blooms. As showy as they are, however, the plants are susceptible to a variety of issues, one of which is rust on canna leaves. What is canna rust? Keep reading for information on canna rust, including canna rust symptoms and tips for treating cannas with rust.

Information About Fringepod

Information About Fringepod

Get Started Ribbed Fringepod Plant Care – Growing Decorative Fringepod SeedsBy Becca Badgett, Co-author of How to Grow an EMERGENCY GardenThe ribbed fringepod plant (Thysanocarpus radians) is especially attractive when flowers turn to seeds or, more accurately, to seedpods. On this annual is a showy fringed-edge seedpod, which is the primary interest and focal element of the plant.

Japanese Maple Companions – What To Plant With Japanese Maple Trees

Japanese Maple Companions – What To Plant With Japanese Maple Trees

By: Teo SpenglerJapanese maples (Acer palmatum) are small, easy-care ornamentals with captivating fall color. They add elegance to any garden when planted alone, but Japanese maple companions can further enhance their beauty. If you are looking for companions for Japanese maples, you’ll have many choices.

Currants: diseases and pests, how to process

Currants: diseases and pests, how to process

Fruit and berry plants Published: Last revisions: Currant (Latin Ribes) is a genus of plants of the Gooseberry family, which includes about 150 species common in Europe, North America and Asia. The Russian name of the plant comes from the word "currant" meaning "strong smell", and indeed, a strong peculiar aroma is characteristic of berries, leaves and branches of black currant.

Evergreens For Pots: Best Evergreen Plants For Containers

Evergreens For Pots: Best Evergreen Plants For Containers

By: Liz BaesslerLooking outside at your barren or snow-covered garden in the dead of winter can be disheartening. Luckily, evergreens grow very well in containers and are cold hardy in most environments. The placement of a few evergreens in containers on your patio will look good all year and give you a much welcomed boost of winter color.