What's Coming Up 97: Fragrance, cocoa mulch, earwigs, cutting back spring bloomers

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Shade tree with sweet scent, pages 1 - 3
Toxic locust, deadly cocoa hulls? Pp. 3 - 4
Small trees, mighty fragrance, pp. 5 - 7
Earwigs, the creepy good guys, page 8
Cut back spring bloomers, pp. 9 - 10
Freeing the peonies, page 9
Slug it out with a rose bug, pp. 10 - 11
Fertilize like you mean it, page 11
Still time to tame oversized shrubs, p. 12
Sunburned plants make comeback, p. 12
Getting nosey about sex: Hollies, page 13
45 mph herbicide alert, page 13
Date and weather forecast from mock orange and peony, page 14

Did you come to this page from a Search? Then the topic you seek is in the index below, and you can read all about it: Just download this issue-Actinidia, kiwi vine
            male and female plants  Pg 13
annual flowers
            not hardened off  Pg 12
Aquilegia columbine
            cut back after bloom  Pg 9
bees, trees valued for honey  Pg 3
birds, hummingbird  Pg 6
butterflies and moths                                                
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butterfly magnet  Pg 6
Calla, not hardened off, foliage scorched  Pg 1
Catalpa, fragrance  Pg 14Celastrus, bittersweet
            male and female plants  Pg 13
Centaurea montana, perennial

bachelor button
            cut back after bloom  Pg 9

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            uses shrub as support  Pg 12
Clethra alnifolia, summersweet
                        use as a small tree  Pg 7
            amounts, types, application technique and time required  Pg 11
            heavy feeders  Pg 11
            leaf color indicates need  Pg 11
            too little a waste of time  Pg 11
flowers susceptible to storm damage  Pg 14

 beautybush  Pg 6
            black locust  Pg 2
            Catalpa  Pg 14
            elderberry  Pg 6
            honey locust  Pg 3
            mock orange  Pg 14
            sargent crabapple  Pg 6-7
            seven son shrub  Pg 5-6
            summersweet  Pg 7
            honeysuckle  Pg 5-6
            Viburnum  Pg 7
gardener's health and safety
            any new plant a potential hazard  Pg 4
            exposure to pesticide  Pg 13
Geranium, perennial geranium/cranesbill
            cut back after bloom  Pg 9-10
Gleditsia triacanthos, honey locust
            fragrance means thorns  Pg 3
hardening off
            acclimate to sun as well as cold  Pg 12

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Heptacodium miconioides, seven son shrub
            fragrant  Pg 6
            use as small tree  Pg 6-7, 12
herbs, chervil, scorched when not hardened  Pg 12
Hydrangea, fertilizer  Pg 11
Ilex, holly
            male or female  Pg 13
            sex apparent when in bloom  Pg 13
insects, earwigs, not all bad  Pg 8
invasive plants, honeysuckle  Pg 6
Iris germanica, bearded iris
                        susceptible to storm damage  Pg 14
Kolkwitzia amabilis, beautybush
            fragrant  Pg 6
            use as small tree  Pg 6-7
leaves, color of new foliage indicates fertilizer need  Pg 11
Lonicera, honeysuckle shrubs and vines
            Lonicera japonica 'Hallsiana', Hall's honeysuckle fragrant vine  Pg 6
            Lonicera maackii, Amur honeysuckle  Pg 6
            Lonicera morrowii, Morrow's honeysuckle  Pg 6
            Lonicera tatarica, tatarian honeysuckle  Pg 6
            Lonicera x bella, Bell's honeysuckle  Pg 6
Malus, apple/crabapple
            Malus sargentii, sargent crabapple  Pg 6-7
            cocoa hulls use around pets not the danger you think  Pg 3-4
native plants can be invasive  Pg 2, 3
Paeonia, peony
            deadhead as disease control  Pg 9
            susceptible to storm damage  Pg 14
Papaver orientale, oriental poppy
                        cut down after bloom  Pg 1, 9-10
                        susceptible to storm damage  Pg 14
perennials cut back after bloom  Pg 1, 9-10
pesticides safe use  Pg 13

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            rose slug  Pg 10-11
Philadelphus, mock orange
            fragrance tells date  Pg 14
photos worth remembering
            black Labs ask 'Are we there yet?'  Pg 4
problems diagnosis
                        problem limited to old foliage  Pg 12
            summer cut-back  Pg 12
            common sense not very common  Pg 13
            grow plants, you are surrounded by chemistry  Pg 4
            Voltaire, odd thing about common sense  Pg 13
Robinia pseudoacacia, black locust  Pg 1-2, 3
                        problems  Pg 2, 3
                        golden 'Frisia'  Pg 3
                        purple flowered dwarf 'Purple Robe'  Pg 3
                        thornless dwarf 'Inermis'  Pg 3
Rosa, rose
            pests  Pg 10-11
Salvia, sage
            Salvia superba, ornamental perennial Salvia
                        cut back after bloom  Pg 9
Sambucus, elderberry
            Sambucus nigra, European elder  Pg 6
                        use as small tree  Pg 6-7
sex apparent when plant blooms  Pg 13
            grown as small tree  Pg 5-7, 12
            fragrant  Pg 7
            use as a small tree  Pg 7
            Viburnum x burkwoodii, Burkwood Viburnum  Pg 7
            Viburnum x juddii, Judd Viburnum  Pg 7
weeds, herbicide use  Pg 13

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