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Pruning

Using Natural Shrubbery Around Your Property

Even if you love your neighbors, you can still want a barrier dividing your property from theirs. Looking for a beautiful, natural way to provide some privacy? Here are Gregg’s suggestions for you. Gregg recommends the arborvitae to use as a natural fence. They can be purchased when they’ve already grown 10 ft. tall, so… Read more »

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When and What to Prune

If you haven’t read our last blog post, the aptly named Reasons to Prune , we suggest doing so before reading this one. A large part of good pruning includes understanding the reason you are pruning. Coming back to the reason throughout the pruning process will help you keep on track.  When you lose sight… Read more »

Reasons to Prune

Why do we prune? What is pruning? What are the types of pruning? Some plants need to be pruned, thinned or trimmed back while others do just fine with no shaping, and can even look worse after pruning efforts.  In this post, we want to share more about the reasons to prune and in our… Read more »

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Winter Pruning

In this video, Gregg and Jeff are revisiting the hazards of crapemyrtle bark scale and dive into winter pruning. Crapemyrtle Bark Scale This week we’re revisiting the issue of crapemyrtle bark scale. Unfortunately, this year crapemyrtle bark scale has the potential to be very prevalent in Arkansas. Due to inconsistent weather patterns in the fall… Read more »

Deadheading and Fertilizing Annuals

Learn how deadheading and fertilizing your warm season annuals can keep them blooming all the way to fall.