Landscaping Stone Mountain GA

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Tropical Plants Stone Mountain GA

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Green Lawn Mowers Stone Mountain GA

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Ornamental Grass Stone Mountain GA

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Planting Bulbs Stone Mountain GA

Bulbs grow best in a location with full sun. Choose planting beds where bulb foliage will receive at least 6 hours of sun during spring through summer. Most bulb species also prefer well-drained, not soggy, soil.

Planting Groundcover Stone Mountain GA

Use low-growing perennial plants and shrubs as groundcovers to cover slopes and rough ground or to replace high-maintenance lawns. Choose plants that thrive in your particular soil and climate.

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Crab Apple Stone Mountain GA

Crab apples bloom in early to mid-spring, producing masses of pink, red, or white flowers, depending on the variety. Some also have attractive purplish red leaves. Many types also produce small, red or yellow edible fruits that are tart but excellent for jelly. Read on and find more information about this plant in Stone Mountain.

Fertilizing a Tree Stone Mountain GA

Most landscape trees growing in their natural environments rarely need fertilizer in Stone Mountain. However, trees growing in infertile soil along roadsides, in urban areas, and around new homes may need extra nutrients to keep growing strong. Apply in early spring or autumn when roots are actively growing.

Grapevine Stone Mountain GA

It's a wonder more gardeners in Stone Mountain don't plant grapevines. Just 2 years after planting, you can be sampling your own grapes; in 3 years, you can be harvesting up to 15 pounds of grapes from each vine -- plenty for eating and making jellies, juice, or wine.

Green Lawn Mowers Stone Mountain GA

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Improving Clay Soil Stone Mountain GA

If your garden has heavy clay soil, you know what a challenge it can pose to plants, not to mention gardeners in Stone Mountain. Heavy clay drains slowly, meaning it stays saturated longer after rain or irrigation. Then, when the sun finally comes out and the soil dries, it forms a hard, cracked surface.

Landscaping Stone Mountain GA

When you are landscaping your yard, it helps to choose a low-maintenance landscape that does not require too much upkeep. Landscape planning with an eye toward ground-coverings and plants that do not require much watering and trimming will reduce your landscape maintenance needs. Please read on for more information and resources that give you access to landscaping in Stone Mountain, GA.

Making a Raised-Bed Garden Stone Mountain GA

Since the soil can drain sooner and warm up faster in spring, they enable you to plant earlier in the season. You can make a garden of permanent or temporary raised beds in Stone Mountain. Here's how.

Mulching Trees and Shrubs Stone Mountain GA

Mulch helps minimize weeds, conserve moisture, moderate soil temperature, and make your yard in Stone Mountain look good. Mulched plants generally grow much better than similar, unmulched plants in the same garden. The two basic kinds of mulch are organic, such as shredded leaves and bark, and inorganic, such as gravel.

Ornamental Grass Stone Mountain GA

This page provides useful content and local businesses that can help with your search for Ornamental Grass. You will find helpful, informative articles about Ornamental Grass, including "Grasses in Containers". You will also find local businesses that provide the products or services that you are looking for. Please scroll down to find the local resources in Stone Mountain, GA that will answer all of your questions about Ornamental Grass.

Planting Bulbs Stone Mountain GA

Bulbs grow best in a location with full sun. Choose planting beds where bulb foliage will receive at least 6 hours of sun during spring through summer. Most bulb species also prefer well-drained, not soggy, soil.

Planting Groundcover Stone Mountain GA

Use low-growing perennial plants and shrubs as groundcovers to cover slopes and rough ground or to replace high-maintenance lawns. Choose plants that thrive in your particular soil and climate.

Planting Hedges and Screens Stone Mountain GA

Most of us consider our yards and gardens an extension of our homes, and we look for sanctuary and privacy there. Plants can create living walls, which can be especially important in neighborhoods where homes are close together. Whether you can wait years for the screen to grow in place, or need a screen right away, you have many options in Stone Mountain.

Plugging and Sprigging a Lawn Stone Mountain GA

An inexpensive way to start a new warm-season lawn or patch an existing one is to plant plugs or sprigs in late spring to early summer in Stone Mountain. Warm-season grasses, such as Bermuda, St. Augustine, and zoysia, spread easily from 2- to 3-inch sections of sod, called plugs, or bits of rooted or unrooted leafy grass runners, called sprigs.

Pruning a Hedge Stone Mountain GA

Prune shrubs in a formal hedge to resemble a dense, smooth wall. Vigorous, rapidly growing shrubs need more frequent shearing than shrubs that grow more slowly in Stone Mountain.

Pruning a Needle-Bearing Evergreen Stone Mountain GA

Evergreens with needle-like foliage, called conifers, usually need pruning only to remove dead, damaged, or diseased limbs. You can also prune to keep their growth compact. Pruning methods vary depending on the conifer's branching habit in Stone Mountain.

Pruning a Shrub Rose Stone Mountain GA

Prune your roses to increase blooming and decrease disease and pest problems. Do most of your pruning in early spring just before new growth begins, but remove spent flowers and dead canes whenever they occur. The goal is to keep the center of the shrub free of twiggy, weak growth in Stone Mountain.

Removing Lawn Thatch Stone Mountain GA

Thatch, the buildup of dead grass between living grass and the soil, causes trouble for your lawn when it exceeds 1/2 inch thick. Excessive thatch prevents air, water, and nutrients from reaching plant roots. Cutting through and removing thatch improves your lawn's health in Stone Mountain.

Renovating a Flowering Shrub Stone Mountain GA

New growth is weak, and flower production decreases. To reduce the shrubs' size and width and rejuvenate them, follow these pruning techniques in Stone Mountain.

Sedum Stone Mountain GA

The succulent foliage of many types of sedum is topped by starry flowers in late summer and fall in Stone Mountain. Low-growing types are perfect for rock gardens, while taller varieties thrive in perennial borders. Another common name is stonecrop.

Spirea Stone Mountain GA

Spireas are small to medium sized deciduous shrubs that produce cascades of flowers in spring and summer. Among the easiest flowering shrubs to grow in Stone Mountain, spireas are often used in foundation plantings, as hedges, and in perennial gardens. Most spireas bloom in late spring to midsummer.

Testing Soil Drainage and Texture Stone Mountain GA

Texture describes the relative amounts of large, medium, and small particles "called sand, silt, and clay" in the soil. Water and nutrients move quickly through soil that has a sandy texture because more space exists between the larger soil particles.

Tropical Plants Stone Mountain GA

This page provides relevant content and local businesses that can help with your search for information on Tropical Plants. You will find informative articles about Tropical Plants, including "Bushy Cordyline for Tropical Gardens", "Unique Hibiscus Collection", and "New Black and Gold Cannas". Below you will also find local businesses that may provide the products or services you are looking for. Please scroll down to find the local resources in Stone Mountain, GA that can help answer your questions about Tropical Plants.

Watering Lawns and Gardens Stone Mountain GA

One secret to achieving lush, healthy lawns and bountiful gardens is thorough, careful watering, which encourages deep, drought-resistant roots. Both the frequency and method of irrigation and amount of water required vary with your climate, soil, and plants' needs in Stone Mountain.

Wisteria Stone Mountain GA

Wisteria are vigorous, twining vines that bloom in spring in Stone Mountain with huge, cascading flower clusters. Wisteria is notable not only for its attractive, fragrant flowers, but also for its vigorous growth. The vine may grow 10 feet or more in one year, and can easily overwhelm nearby plants and structures.