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Flowers That Attract Hummingbirds

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Flowers That Attract Hummingbirds

It’s such a treat to see hummingbirds in your garden! The best way of attracting them is to use a combination of hummingbird feeders and their favorite flowers, plants, shrubs and vines. The plants listed below are among hummingbirds’ favorites. While reds dominate the list, there are plenty of other colors suggested (reds, pinks, oranges […]

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It’s such a treat to see hummingbirds in your garden! The best way of attracting them is to use a combination of hummingbird feeders and their favorite flowers, plants, shrubs and vines. The plants listed below are among hummingbirds’ favorites. While reds dominate the list, there are plenty of other colors suggested (reds, pinks, oranges and purple shades) to allow a varied planting. See The Colorful Hummingbird Attracting Plants Here … The most important aspect of designing a hummingbird garden is to plan for continuous bloom from spring to fall, ensuring an endless...

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Zone 5 & 6 Flowering Trees

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Zone 5 & 6 Flowering Trees

Flowering trees provide a wealth of benefits to a home and its surrounding landscape. These benefits can be environmental in nature, as well as aesthetic and financial … When used properly in a residential setting, trees can prevent erosion, filter out pollutants, provide a food and shelter source for wildlife, reduce energy costs, and increase […]

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Flowering trees provide a wealth of benefits to a home and its surrounding landscape. These benefits can be environmental in nature, as well as aesthetic and financial … When used properly in a residential setting, trees can prevent erosion, filter out pollutants, provide a food and shelter source for wildlife, reduce energy costs, and increase property values by enhancing the look and feel of the landscape … Check Out Dozens of Flowering Tree Suggestions – Click Here We can help trees provide these benefits by placing them in locations where they can be most effective....

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Choosing Trees For Zone 5 & 6

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Choosing Trees For Zone 5 & 6

Choosing and planting a healthy tree for your yard begins with careful planning. After a little research and a thoughtful layout plan, you can produce a landscape that’s not only attractive, but will cool your home in summer, tame the winter winds, and provide shelter for birds and mammals … A well-planned yard contains tree […]

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Choosing and planting a healthy tree for your yard begins with careful planning. After a little research and a thoughtful layout plan, you can produce a landscape that’s not only attractive, but will cool your home in summer, tame the winter winds, and provide shelter for birds and mammals … A well-planned yard contains tree species that grow well in the soil conditions and moisture levels of your specific neighborhood. Trees need to be placed properly to avoid collisions with the house, power lines, and other trees … Consider the following before purchasing a tree: 1....

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Trees and Shrubs For Fall Color

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Trees and Shrubs For Fall Color

FALL COLOR SHOW – BEST ZONE 5 & 6 TREES AND SHRUBS One of the greatest things about fall is nature’s spectacular color show! Vibrant shades of red, orange, and yellow leaves dangling from the trees. Bushes and shrubs flocked in a fiery red or bright yellow. The following are some of my favorites that […]

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Flame Amur Maple American Beech Ohio Buckeye FALL COLOR SHOW – BEST ZONE 5 & 6 TREES AND SHRUBS One of the greatest things about fall is nature’s spectacular color show! Vibrant shades of red, orange, and yellow leaves dangling from the trees. Bushes and shrubs flocked in a fiery red or bright yellow. The following are some of my favorites that thrive in zone 5 gardens and are all relatively easy care. Your yard will turn heads as these beauties display their fall plumage! Five Zone 5 & 6 Trees for Fall Color: 1. American Beech: This stately tree is slow-growing and...

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Winter Protection For Evergreens

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Winter Protection For Evergreens

Winter can be unkind to needle evergreens and the broadleaf variety…especially those evergreens that were recently planted in the ground. I discovered this the hard way…after two Dwarf Globe Blue Spruce I planted several years ago in September died over the winter. I now know how to prevent this…read on for cold weather protection tips […]

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Winter can be unkind to needle evergreens and the broadleaf variety…especially those evergreens that were recently planted in the ground. I discovered this the hard way…after two Dwarf Globe Blue Spruce I planted several years ago in September died over the winter. I now know how to prevent this…read on for cold weather protection tips for your evergreens. Pines, spruces, firs, yews and junipers are examples of needle evergreens popular in Zone 5. Rhododendrons, hollies, and boxwoods are types of broadleaf evergreens that do well in our area. High winds and winter sun...

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