Forest ecology

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    Conifers for Gardens in the Mid-Atlantic

    See regional picks for conifers, and read the article by Andrew Brand for even more ideas. “Evergreen conifers provide the bones for any landscape. They offer a variety of colors,…

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    Regional Picks: Late-Winter Interest – Southeast

        1. Japanese Forest Grass Name: Hakonechloa macraand cvs. USDA Hardiness Zones: 5 to 9 Size: 12 to 18 inches tall and wide Conditions: Partial shade; consistently moist, humus-rich…

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    A Better Fix for Root-Bound Plants

    Circling roots are bad. After five years in the ground, this tree’s uncorrected roots remain wrapped around the stem. They will eventually strangle the trunk, causing the tree to decline…