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Category: Gardening 101


Fusion Gardening: Conserving Water

rain water is a resource, not a waste product. So why would we be in a hurry to send it to the lake, when our own gardens can benefit from the use of it?

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Fusion Gardening: Going Native

Fusion landscaping works in harmony with the natural conditions of your property. It blends or fuses together traditional garden design with sound ecological practices such as water-retaining features.

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A Garden for Bees

By planting a pollinator friendly garden, including the plants below, available at Mori Gardens, we can help honey bees thrive.

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Planting Hydrangea Macrophylla: By Endless Summer® Hydrangea

Endless Summer® Hydrangeas is a collection of Hydrangea macrophylla perennial shrubs … Here are some basic guidelines to follow that will teach you how to grow hydrangeas:

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Garden Tower: the ultimate patio farm, Grow 50 plants in 4 square feet

The Garden Tower 2 is the ultimate patio farm. This revolutionary growing system was engineered to optimize soil-to-compost ratios to allow plant roots direct access to organic fertilizer via the patented vermicompost column.

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How To Prune – Knowing Your Pruning Goal

When pruning any plant, it is always good to know what your goal is and that will help you determine how to best prune your shrub. Here are the 5 main goals of pruning and the questions that you should be asking yourself before you begin:

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Pruning Roses

Many people, when pruning deciduous trees and shrubs, will just shear back the top of the plant to reduce the overall height of the plant, but this is only a part of proper pruning techniques. So what else is involved in pruning? What steps should be taken when starting to prune?

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Pruning Deciduous Trees & Shrubs – More Than Just A Little Off The Top!

To prune or not to prune? That is one of the most often asked questions. One of the first chores that we attack in our gardens each spring is pruning, but I find that most people are not quite sure what it is that they are supposed to do. Knowing the proper pruning times and proper pruning techniques seem to be the most misunderstood areas of gardening.

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Where to Start: Planting Instructions

Looking to plant a tree, shrub, rose or perennial. Let’s make sure it will be an addition that will last for years to come!

Please use the following planting, watering, fertilizing and mulching instruction to assist you in making a great start at growing something beautiful!

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Plant a Healing Herb Garden

when the kids are off school for the holiday weekend. I’ll enlist them so that this healing herb garden will be ours to nurture together. It’s the perfect time for planting herbs and veggies. If we get started now, they’ll thrive through the summer and be ready to harvest all the way into the early fall. Maybe I’ll even get some tomato plants. All my kids love tomatoes.

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