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How to Prune Hostas

Trees & Houseplants
Hostas are one of the most popular herbaceous perennial plants grown around the world. They are easy to look after and will tolerate shade. Pruning your hosta will keep it looking good year-round and help to reduce the chances of it being attacked by an infection. Hostas need to be planted in soil w

Why Plant Native Plants?

Trees & Houseplants
Native plants are plants that are naturalized in a specific geographic area, having grown in location for a long period of time before European settlement. Many native plants have very specific growing requirements, having adapted to certain conditions, such as woodland, prairie or wetland habitats.

Trees of Ohio

Trees & Houseplants
Ohio has 13 oak species.Oak image by Vitalii Boduen from Fotolia.comThe State of Ohio has a variety of tree species both native and foreign, including hemlock, beech, maple and pine. Nearly 120 species are native to the state, including oaks, hickories, maple and ash. The state is part of...

Gophers & Calla Lilies

Trees & Houseplants
Gophers feed on a wide range of vegetation and can cause extensive damage to herbaceous plants, trees, shrubs and lawns; calla lilies are no exception. The pocket gopher family consists of 35 species distributed throughout North and South America. It is an abundant, burrowing type of rodent named fo