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Tucker’s Plant of the Week: Pelargonium

Tucker's Plant of the Week: Pelargonium Interesting Fact: Pelargonium or as you may know it, Geranium, is easily one of the best and most popular annuals planted each season. Contrary to popular belief the annual Geranium is not related to the perennial Geranium or sometimes known as Cranesbill. The two are not part of the…
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Tucker’s Plant Of The Week: Russian Sage

Tucker's Plant Of The Week: Perovskia atriplicifolia (Russian Sage) Perovskia atriplicifolia or commonly known as Russian Sage is a wonderful hardy perennial for full sun planting beds. Russian Sage is one of the few plants in my yard that the rabbits do not eat. I am so glad to have one less area to patrol!…
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Tucker’s Plant of the Week: Malus ‘Louisa’

Tucker's Plant of the Week: Malus 'Louisa' Malus 'Louisa' is an ornamental tree commonly known as Weeping Louisa. It is a flowering crabapple that has a lot to offer in every season. The Weeping Louisa has an interesting shape with graceful cascading branches that flow to the ground. My mom thinks of it as an…
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Tucker’s Plant of the Week: Azalea x ‘Karen’

Tucker's Plant of the Week: Azalea x 'Karen' Azalea x 'Karen' or also known as Rhododendron 'Karen'  is a broad leaf evergreen shrub. It is commonly called Karen Azalea. For those of you who don't know, a broad leaf evergreen, unlike a traditional evergreen, looses about half of it's foliage during the winter months. As you…
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