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Keep Outdoor Plants Watered!

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Keep Outdoor Plants Watered!
The St. Louis area is experiencing a critical drought with some areas behind on rainfall by as much as 9 inches. Normally we go into winter with sufficient rainfall to sustain plant health through the season. However, because of the current drought conditions, it may be necessary to provide supplemental watering, especially to newly planted material and evergreens. Trees, shrubs, lawns and perennials need supplemental watering during prolonged dry fall and winter periods to prevent root damag...
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| Categories: Winter | Tags: evergreens, watering, broadleaf evergreens, drought | View Count: (1105)
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Great Boadleaf Evergeens for the Area

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Great Boadleaf Evergeens for the Area
Azaleas and rhododendrons are just days away from beginning their month-long display and gardener's thoughts often turn to them and other broadleaf evergreens this time of year. Not only for their splash of color but also for their winter foliage. Other good choices for broadleaf evegreens for our area are hollies and boxwoods.Of the popular Broadleaved Evergreens for the St. Louis area, Ilex (holly), Buxus (boxwood) and Rhododendron (azalea & rhododendron) lead a list of those that are ...
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| Categories: Spring | Tags: azalea, rhododendron, broadleaf evergreens, tried and true, boxwood, holly | View Count: (4674)
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