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Plants give back

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Learn the bountiful benefits of ornamentals.

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Save the Trees – Spot their Enemies

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August is Tree Check Month, so be on the lookout for invasive forest pests in your parks, schools, urban forests, and where you live! August 2014 marks the 6th anniversary of the discovery of Asian Longhorned Beetle in Massachusetts. Since that fateful day in 2008, more than 30,000 hardwood trees have been removed because of […]

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Controlling the spread of garlic mustard

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Garlic mustard is an invasive plant that’s causing concern in many parts of the country. Dave talks to Wayne Mezitt about methods of controlling the spread of garlic mustard.

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Water-smart Landscaping

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Introduction/Overview Landscape plantings, including lawn areas around the home and workplace, have been shown to affect people positively. A healthy, maintained lawn area creates an inviting view for those passing by and provides an aesthetically pleasing, natural backdrop for other landscape elements. This information is to learn how you can develop a water-smart landscape. Water […]

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Money Saver: Energy-Efficient Landscaping

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All of the energy you spend each spring to create that perfect green lawn could be used to plant the seeds for a lower energy bill. A well-designed landscape can provide cooling shade around your home that reduces the need for air conditioning. Dig this: Plant leafy trees on the south and west sides of […]

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