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January 2022 Snow Pictures!

‘Mohave’ Pyracantha The new year has been a joy to take some time from the landscape job sites to visit the botanical gardens to get some snow pics! Pyracantha is…

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July Landscape Tips

Annuals Back to front: salvia, lantana, ageratum mixed with diamond frost euphoria July is a good month to prune “bleeder” trees like maples, dogwood, elm, birch and other trees that…

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June Landscape Tips

Start dead heading plants after their first flush of flowers to encourage second blooms on plants such as black-eye Susan, catmint and herbs including lavender. Pictured are Daylily ‘Always Afternoon,’…

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May Landscape Tips

Loropetalum ‘Crimson Fire’ with a yellow barberry in the background. Now is a great time to prune back and over grown loropetalum plants. They can be cut back to the…

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April Landscape Tips

April 14 is the AVERAGE last frost date in Knoxville. Wait until then at least to plant tender annuals. Remember to cover tender Japanese maple foliage in the event of…

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Annuals 2022

It is time to start planning and planting your annuals after the last frost date (typically April 15) If your are like me and you get spring fever, you start…

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March 2022 Newsletter

March tips and tricks to help your landscape thrive. Click here

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March Landscape Tips

Time to cut back the grasses. For monkey grass or liriope, use a string trimmer or weed eater for larger areas. For pampas grass, take out a chainsaw. Other grasses…

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February 2022 Newsletter

Edgworthia c. February tips and tricks to help your landscape thrive. Click here

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February Landscape Tips

Now is the best time to trim large limbs and branches on trees and shrubs. Cut out all dead wood and crossing branches, then thin out some of the branches…

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Garden Center Shopping

Various bird baths at Johnson Nursery (Cookeville, TN) Part of my job entails looking for different materials, plants and objects for our projects. I thought it would be nice to…

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