• Landscaping

    How to Propagate a Hydrangea

    If you’ve got a soft spot for hydrangeas, you’re not alone. And if you’ve ever wondered about having more of those lovely blooms without heading to the garden store, propagation is your answer! It’s an easy, rewarding process, allowing one plant to quietly give rise to another. Let’s walk through the steps together and learn how to grow hydrangeas from what you already have.

  • Landscaping

    The Charm of Recurve Privet Shrubs: A Comprehensive Guide

    Gardening enthusiasts, and homeowners are always on the lookout for green foliage that adds an aesthetic value to their surroundings while also offering functionality. One plant that has been capturing hearts for its elegant appearance and many benefits is the recurve privet shrub. We have two planted beside our front steps. We chose them because we needed something relatively tall there, and these have been perfect! In this article, we’ll take an in-depth look at this unique plant, exploring its cultivation, maintenance, and uses.

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    Boxwood Disease: What is Killing My Boxwoods?

    This spring, we noticed that a lot of our Boxwoods appeared to have a disease. They had been thriving for the three years that we have lived in this house. So I thought it was strange that they suddenly developed brown leaves and dead branches. So I set out to figure out what could be causing this. I learned that there are several boxwood diseases that could be the cause, but I finally concluded that it was root rot that had killed these particular boxwoods. In this article, I’m sharing what I learned to help you if you have boxwoods that are suffering the same fate.