Tag Archives: Spirea

Illustrated Guide to Shrubs on Super-Sale

We don’t call this a “blow-out” sale for nothing – the prices are irresistible, especially if, like me, you’re a big fan of shrubs for low-maintneance, high-mpact gardens.  I just wish I had the …

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Time to prune your roses and other summer-bloomers, and here’s how

by Susan Harris
Homestead’s Golden Spades Club (highly informal, drop-ins welcome) gathered yesterday to hear gardening guru Gene Sumi’s advice about what to do in the garden this month, and pruning is a …

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What’s Blooming in August

by Susan Harris
In honor of Gardenblogger Bloom Day, of course.  Click here to see what’s blooming on August 15 in 100+ other gardens around North America and possibly …

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Time to Prune Cherry Laurels (Azaleas, too)

by Gardening Coach Susan Harris

Lots of homeowners are looking for evergreen shrubs to cover up the foundation of their house, or to create screening and privacy from their neighbors.  That may be …

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5 Great Shrubs to Fill Up the Garden

by Gardening Coach Susan Harris

Lately I’ve heard from several gardeners who’ve been at it a while and seen big improvements, but there’s still something missing in their gardens – fullness.   And my quick …

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Blooming Camelia, Spirea, Viburnum and More

by Susan Harris
Oh, boy.   Almost every day now there’s something new blooming.  So it’s certainly worth wandering the neighborhood with a camera – I know you’ll agree.  Here’s a  sampling from my …

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Spring Pruning – the What and the How


by Susan Harris

Are you one of those homeowners who never does ANY pruning?  Well, you have lots of company.  But really, there are lots of common plants that are almost …

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