November 1, 2016

The exotic burning bush (Euonymous alatus) is one of the most commonly planted large shrubs.  Note that even the compact forms get at least 10 feet tall -- no woody plants stop getting bigger until they die or are pruned, and pruning can spoil a specimen and stimulates...

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Rant of the Month

Unfortunately, most people know little about gardening and environmental issues including many "professionals" employed to choose, install and maintain plants and design landscapes. This page highlights specific issues with commentary on remedy or recommendation for course of action. Examples are numerous and easy to find -- rarely requiring me to travel far from home.  Hopefully, these postings will make the task of finding examples more difficult.  I will occasionally also post outstanding and approved examples in an effort to educate.

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