Tips for Planting Shrubs

08 April, 2014
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If you stop by our Frank Otte garden centers, we have lots of shrubs available! What’s important, though, when you invest in your shrub, is taking the proper measures for planting shrubs in your yard. Here are some tips for planting shrubs: 1. Be sure the shrub you have is ideal for the spot you […]

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Green Velvet Boxwood

14 August, 2012
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Green Velvet Boxwood is an extremely hardy hybrid boxwood variety that is especially well suited for use in the southeastern US, due to its increased tolerance of warmer climates & higher humidity. Nice dark green foliage is quite typical for the boxwood species, with minimal bronzing occurring in winter. Bronzing will be more pronounced in […]

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A very hardy, fast growing upright juniper with a very pyramidal, columnar growth habit. Withstands drought & windy conditions better than most upright junipers. Good choice for privacy borders, wind screens, as well as accent & group plantings. Retains excellent color through the winter. Prefers slightly acidic, well drained soil. Full sun to part shade.

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Groundcover Junipers are an excellent, woody, evergreen ground covers that grow 6 inches to 2 feet tall, depending on the variety. They are vigorous growers capable of covering a large area. The leaves are needle or fan shaped and green or blue-green in color. The foliage of some varieties frequently turns a purple or slate […]

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13 August, 2012

Among the easiest flowering shrubs to grow, spireas are often used in foundation plantings, as hedges, and in perennial gardens. Most spireas bloom in late spring to midsummer. Flower colors include pink, red, yellow, and white, depending on the variety. Some types have colorful fall foliage. Size depends on the species and variety, and can […]

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