Monthly Archives: October 2011

Shady Cherry Laurel

Q. While looking for a plant that would serve as a hedge (about 10′ tall) and grow in full shade, the garden center folks recommended the pruninus caroliniana. What I have read on the web says it needs partial to … Continue reading

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Vigorous Asian Pear

Q. Hi Peter, we started a new orchard in the spring of 2009. Planted 5 asian pears, including a Mishirasu. The growth on that tree is ridiculous! I call it the octopus tree. The new shoots are over 3 feet … Continue reading

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