Category Archives: trees

Japanese maples and why

In the past I planted a couple different Japanese maples. This year I noticed how much I like them. Below is the first one I brought home long ago. It’s grown to about ten feet tall, in complete shade, beneath birch trees … Continue reading

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Name that plant

So I went on this garden tour. It was interesting to see all the work that had gone into building water features and a great garden studio and roofed enclosures for hot tubs. The flowers were lovely and there were actually real lawns but … Continue reading

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