Be careful when choosing plants for your yard

The roots of a plant are trained to grow in the shape of the container it which it was growing. So, before putting the plant in the ground, be sure to break up the matted root growth. The roots were so thick on this plant that I had to hack through them with a knife to break the circular growing habit and keep the plant from strangling itself.



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The roots of a plant are trained to grow in the shape of the container it which it was growing. So, before putting the plant in the ground, be sure to break up the matted root growth. The roots were so thick on this plant that I had to hack through them with a knife to break the circular growing habit and keep the plant from strangling itself.

Now that summer is officially here, I’m spending my annual allowance on plants from the local nurseries. And by “allowance,” I mean I “allow” myself to buy pretty…




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