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Forsythia - a sign of spring

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Forsythia - a sign of spring
Before long, however, we at the Kemper Center for Home Gardening will be seeing one of our leading performers, a small hedge of Forsythia ‘Courtasol’ GOLD TIDE dwarf forsythia growing along the path of the Kemper Ground Cover Border, pop into bloom.
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| Categories: Spring | Tags: forsythia, hedge, forsythia 'courtasol' gold tide, Kemper Ground Cover Border, rhododendron, rhododendron mucronulatum 'Deep Pink', pansies, viola x wittrockiana, vegetables | View Count: (1883)
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Weeds: What's in Your Lawn?

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Weeds: What's in Your Lawn?
This winter, like most, seems to have been an ideal recipe for producing an abundance of winter annual weeds in cool season lawns throughout the Saint Louis area. As warmer days arrive these plants, which have been there all winter, will take off like weeds!
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| Categories: Spring | Tags: weeds, cool season lawns, St. Louis, winter annual weeds, chickweed (Stellaria media), bluegrass (Poa annua), deadnettle (Lamium purpureum), henbit (Lamium amplexicaule), herbicide, | View Count: (3416)
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Time for a Haircut

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Time for a Haircut
While the ornamental grasses are basically maintenance free, there are two maintenance chores associated with them, one of which is to divide the large clumps about every four years or so to reduce crowding and start new divisions if desired.
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| Categories: Spring | Tags: grass, ornamental grass, trimming, Liriope spicata, Liriope muscari | View Count: (1761)
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