Interesting Facts About Dogwood Trees

Interesting Facts About Dogwood Trees By Shannon C The Dogwood tree, or Cornus florida, is legendary for its beauty. The Dogwood blossom, a four pointed white blossom tinged with red at each edge, is the state flower of North Carolina, and has a rich history—both fact and legend—attached to the tree. The Dogwood tree blossoms [...]

Color Guide: Warm Colors

By: Southern Living Plants Warm Colors are reds, oranges, and yellows.  They command attention and are best used in areas of the landscape where you want to make a statement.  If choosing a warm color scheme, plant reds in the background, oranges in the middle, and yellows in the front – the same order as [...]

Water Garden Pest Control: Part Two`

Part Two: Water Garden Pest Control Credit: Better Homes and Gardens Water Gardening Insects and Diseases Water garden plants are generally fuss-free, only occasionally falling prey to insects or diseases. Leaf miners, aphids, and Japanese beetles much or burrow inside leaves, reducing the plants ability to make food and maintain strong defense against further attacks. [...]

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