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Tips on Controlling Powdery Mildew in your Garden

Tips on Controlling Powdery Mildew in your Garden

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Ode to deadheading…. It's that time of year!

Ode to deadheading…. It's that time of year!

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Clematis Tips and Tricks

Clematis Tips and Tricks

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Rhododendrons along a white picket fence

Rhododendrons and Azaleas - Tips to have them flourish in your garden

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Rhododendrons and Azaleas both need winter protection in Ontario gardens as they are evergreen and hold their leaves all winter. Their leaves are a bit delicate and subject to burn in winter plus they set their flower buds in the fall, so we have to keep those buds alive. If that is not enough Rhododendrons and Azaleas also have some picky nutrition and watering needs.  Not impossible – but just a little different than the rest of the garden. 
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