staking plants

  • training a conifer

    How to Stake and Train a Conifer

    While many conifers are able to grow without any staking or training at all, newly planted trees may require it in order to establish well. Additionally, staking and training can…

  • staking tall plants

    Expert Staking Tips for Tall Plants

    If you garden in a low-wind situation, your tall plants probably won’t need staking. However, my big, bold garden is out in the open prairie, so staking is often a…

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    How to Avoid Staking Plants

    Minimize the need to prop up perennials with these four simple strategies