Juniper

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    An Inspiring Design For Continuous Color

    Here at the Singing Tree Gardens Nursery, we hear the same comment throughout the year: “Your gardens are so interesting and colorful!” How could any other compliment be more rewarding…

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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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    Conifers for Gardens in the Northeast

    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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    Conifers for Gardens in the Southern Plains

    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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    Conifers Should Come First

    When we first bought our house in 2000, I was pregnant. The previous owner had no interest in the garden. Since there was almost nothing planted, I just threw a…

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    Regional Picks: Fast-Filling Plants – Midwest

    1. 'Little Joe' Joe Pye Weed Name: Eutrochium dubium ‘Little Joe’ USDA Hardiness Zones: 3 to 9 Size: 4 feet tall and 3 feet wide Conditions: Full sun; moist soil Joe Pye…

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    Regional Picks: Fast-Filling Plants – Southeast

    1. 'Ezo Murasaki' Asian Aster Name: Aster ageratoides 'Ezo Murasaki' USDA Hardiness Zones: 4 to 9 Size: 2 feet tall and 5 to 10 feet wide Conditions: Full sun to…

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    Regional Picks: Unusual Evergreens – Southern Plains

    1. ‘Blue Ice’ Arizona Cypress Name: Cupressus arizonica var. glabra ‘Blue Ice’ USDA Hardiness Zones: 6 to 9 Size: 25 to 30 feet tall and 8 to 12 feet wide…

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    Designing With Conifers

      There are some good reasons (beyond disease resistance and low maintenance) why I decided to plant my 1-acre garden with more than 100 conifers. They have vibrant colors and…

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    Regional Picks: Plant This, Not That– Northwest

    1. Overused: Tamarisk juniper Alternative: Alpine totara  Name: Juniperus sabina ‘Tamariscifolia’  Name: Podocarpus nivalis Alpine totara Name: Podocarpus nivalis Zones: 7 to 9 Size: Up to 6 feet tall and wide Conditions: Full…