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Thawt it Would Come: Late winter pruning windows.
Saving your trees from impostor arborists.
Arbors you can make from tree pruning scrap.
Buddy do you have a light? No? Then don't sow yet.
Readers share their winning container garden combos.
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It's a thaw if for three or more days the daytime temperatures are above freezing and nights stay above 25F. If it's dry, too, then it's perfect pruning weather.
We've posted this explanation of why to prune during a thaw, what we're pruning and guidance for you as you cut.
Late winter is busy tree pruning time. Not a job for a gardener, nor for a wannabe arborist! Call in the pros. For all the reasons and a scary story, read this.
We've been working on the bones of our new landscape. That's meant building arbors from branches removed while pruning trees. Take a look for a preview of our design, an answer to an undesirable view and a link to our video showing you how to make your own arbor:
Yay! The catalogs and emails about new plants and seeds are all over our desks, end tables and inbox. Boo! We will be tempted to sow seeds too early. Read about it here.
Indoor plants need help for this final, dimly lit stretch!
In the department where we harvest tips from our off-site conversations at the Forum and from webinars, check out these plant combinations for container gardens. These are some that have thrilled the passionate gardeners who attended our Gardens in Containers webinar. You can download the list of their very best plantings.
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