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Nostoc is a dark blue-green, jelly-like organism sometimes found in soggy home lawns. While the organism’s discovery can be alarming for homeowners, it causes no harm to plants or animals. The...

Planting Shrubs Correctly

When to Plant In South Carolina, fall is the best season to plant shrubs for optimal root growth and successful plant establishment. From the fall through the winter, the above-ground structures of...

Halloween Means Bat Week!

Of the animals we associate with Halloween, bats are arguably the most popular and terrifying. Since the days of Cortez and the Spanish Conquistadors, bats have been widely misunderstood animals in...

The Art and Science of Pruning

Pruning trees and shrubs is an art and a science. From an artistic perspective, a discerning eye is needed to evaluate a plant, then determine what (if anything) must be done to achieve the desired...

La Poda de Arbustos

La poda apropiada para los arbustos es una obra de arte que no va parecer que fue podada. Los cortes realizados en la poda deben permanecer dentro de la planta cubiertas por los remanentes de las...

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