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Survival Pack Installation
Survival Packs are the best assurance that newly planted trees will live and thrive. But Survival Pack does much more than just increase survivability. It also enables trees to grow faster and stronger.

Planting Trees
In planting trees, consideration should be given to their mature height in spacing. Smaller growing trees, such as dogwoods and redbuds, generally mature in the 15 to 25 foot tall range (depending on variety), while other trees such as maples, oaks..

Planting Shrubs
Many shrubs and roses can be planted 2-4 feet apart depending on the variety width at maturity.

Hydrangea - Planting and Care Instruction
Planting and care directions for hydrangea shrubs.

Bamboo Planting and Care Instructions
Bamboo plants actually require very little maintenance. They prefer organic soil that drains well but still retains a little moisture with a pH of 5.5 to 6.5.

Ornamental Grasses Planting and Care
Ornamental grasses are as close to maintenance free as a plant can get. Whether planted in large groupings, hedges or tossed into the landscape for texture and color, they make great focal points as well as accents.

Perennial Planting and Care Instructions
Perennials should be planted in an area of the garden/landscape that has good air circulation. This will help avoid or cut down on disease problems.

Daylily Planting and Care Instructions
Daylilies can be planted in spring or fall. Space them about 1 ½ to 2 feet apart. Dig the hole a few inches deeper that the depth of the clump itself. If any green foliage is still on the plant, keep it above ground.

Planting Blackberry and Raspberry Plants
All blackberry and raspberry plants are self-fertile and will have good fruit production on their own. However, if a second variety is planted nearby, they will have heavier fruit production.

Planting Blueberry Plants
Planting and Growing Blueberry Plants. Blueberry bushes can grow and fruit for generations with a little regular maintenance.

Planting Strawberry Plants
Strawberries grow best in well drained soil that has been amended with organic matter.

Planting Drift Roses
How to plant and grow groundcover drift roses.

Planting Ferns
How to plant potted and bare root fern plants.

Planting Ground Covers
Most ground covers take about one year to establish and actually begin filling in an area. After established though, they need very little maintenance.

Planting Hen and Chicks
How to plant and grow hen and chick plants.

Planting Herbs
Most all herbs prefer loose soil. If you have clay or compacted soil, you will need to loosen it by adding in sand mixed with organic matter.

Planting Muscadines
Muscadines produce best in full sun on fertile, well-drained soil with good water holding capacity. Sites with good elevation and cold air drainage are preferred because they are less prone to late spring freezes.

Planting Wildflower Seeds

Planting Winter Window Boxes

Fall Pruning Tips
Pruning tips for tree and shrubs for fall. When to prune.

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Helleborus HGC Pink Frost
Helleborus Pink Frost is an unusual Lenten Rose that produces upward facing blooms. The colors of the Pink Frost Hellebore provides a range of colors from white, pink and rose that deepens to burgundy as they age.

Helleborus Red Sapphire
Winter Jewels, Red Sapphire Helleborus features deep rich blooms. Beginning in later winter through spring, you will enjoy double blooms in deep rose red will stand out in any garden setting. Lenten Rose.

Helleborus Snow Fever
Mix this Lenten Rose in with other Hellebores for great foliage contrast. The long blooming Snow Fever Helleborus will show white blooms from January through March in most areas.


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