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Viburnum Leaf Beetle Damage to Native Viburnums
February 02, 2016
Dear Friends, I am an officer of Protectors of Pine Oak Woods, a Staten Island, NY land conservation organization which also involves itself in forest restoration and invasive species control projects...
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Maine Coastal Shrub for Choral Composition
January 30, 2016
I'm a choral composer writing a piece of music about Maine. What kind of shrubby things hang on to the rocky bluffs, right by the sea? I'm an avid native plant gardener, but I know my own Massachu...
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Evergreen privacy screen 8 feet or less
January 29, 2016
In needing to plant an evergreen privacy screen, what is the tallest Ceniza variety? I'm having great difficulty finding an evergreen hedge material 8' or less. After having taken a class in pla...
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Privacy Hedge Plant for CA
January 26, 2016
We recently moved into a new home right on the border of Cherry Valley and Beaumont, Ca. We are at an elevation of 2,900 ft. We are looking for a plant that we can use as a privacy hedge along our bac...
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Western Poison Oak Sap Transfer
January 26, 2016
My partner is a park ranger and constantly exposed to poison oak. He gets infected sometimes but mostly seems to tolerate it pretty well. I, on the other hand, keep getting reinfected with it, all ove...
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Shrub Recommendation for Chain Link Fence in DE
January 26, 2016
What shrub would you recommend for covering a chain link fence and providing a screen between mine & my neighbors yard? They have kids, so it would have to be non-toxic. I'd like flowers/berries for ...
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Shrubs for 2,000 feet Elevation in AZ
January 23, 2016
What shrubs can I plant in New River, AZ, 2,000 feet above sea level?
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Climbing Roses for the Pacific Northwest
January 23, 2016
I'm trying to find out which types of climbing roses may exist in the Pacific Northwest. I live in western Washington, and I have a small yard with several large hedges bordering it. I'm growing hai...
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Reducing the Height of a Redbud Tree
January 23, 2016
We have a very large, about 15-year old, Redbud tree that is growing so tall it's obstructing our view of the river. How and when can we prune this tree back so it does not hurt the tree.
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Pruning a Martha Gonzales rose
January 20, 2016
How much should I prune back an established Martha Gonzales Rose to keep healthy?
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