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Category Trees and shrubs

Acacia ball: planting, pruning, maintenance
Trees and shrubs

Acacia ball: planting, pruning, maintenance

The acacia ball is a very beautiful ornamental tree.In summary, what you should know: Name: Robinia pseudoacacia UmbraculiferaFamily: FabaceaeHeight: 6 to 8 mExposition: SunnySoil: OrdinaryCharacteristics: Ornamental tree in a gardenMaintenance: Easy - Foliage: CaducPlanting, pruning and maintenance, find our advice to have a beautiful acacia ball.

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All the colors of the magnolia

White, pink or even yellow, the flowers of magnolias cultivars take on various shapes and colors. Their flowering is spectacular in spring: do not deprive yourself of it! ... Magnolia, in summary Originating from China, Nepal and Japan, deciduous magnolias are covered with flowers in spring.
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Carpenteria Californica: superb white

Carpenteria californica is a very beautiful spring flowering shrub.In summary, what you need to know: Name: Carpenteria californicaFamily: HydrangeaceaeType: Flowering shrubHeight: 1 to 2 mExposition: SunnySoil: OrdinaryFoliage: Evergreen - Flowering: May to August Still a little widespread, here are the advice on planting and caring for carpenteria californica.
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Silk tree: maintenance, pruning and flowering

The silk tree is well known for its beautiful summer flowering.In summary, what you should know: Name: Albizia julibrissinFamily: FAbaceaeType: TreeHeight: 6 to 12 mExposition: SunnySoil: OrdinaryFoliage: Deciduous - Flowering: June to SeptemberL maintenance and pruning are all actions that participate in the beautiful flowering and growth of the silk tree.
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Brugmansia: huge flowers!

The brugmansia, or "angel's trumpet" has magnificent inflorescence in the shape of trumpets, is a shrub as interesting as it is decorative. In summary, what you need to know: Name: Brugmansia Family: Solanaceae Type: Flowering shrub Height: 2 to 5 m Exposure: Sunny Soil: Fairly rich Foliage: Evergreen - Flowering: May to September Planting brugmansia It is best to plant your brugmansia in the spring in a mixture of soil, potting soil and amendment.
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The free hedge, a bulwark against diseases

Did you know that a hedge not only has the advantage of protecting us from prying eyes, wind and noise? By promoting the multiplicity of species, you also reduce the risk of diseases and pests spreading in your garden (Photo © Patryssia) Varying the shrubs decreases the risk of disease… A hedge made up of different species and varieties of shrubs presents virtually no risk of disease.
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Create a free and natural hedge

The constitution of a free hedge allows you to find the many advantages of a monoculture hedge, while bringing originality and aesthetics to your garden throughout the year.Unlike a single species hedge, the varied hedge will reward you with a multitude of colors, shades and shapes depending on the species.
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Ornamental pear tree: care tips

The ornamental or ornamental pear tree is a tree that produces pretty flowers in early spring.Name: Pyrus calleryanaFamily: RosaceaeType: TreeHeight: 5 to 10 mExposition: Sunny and partial shadeSoil: OrdinaryFoliage: Deciduous - Flowering: March-AprilS ' it produces small brown fruits, they have nothing to do with those of the pear tree and cannot be eaten.
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Cestrum: superb flowering

The cestrum is a beautiful shrub that blooms beautifully in successive waves from spring to fall. (photo © Aris) In summary, what you need to know: Name: Cestrum Family: Solanaceae Type: Shrub Height: 1 to 3 m Exposure: Sunny and partial shade Soil: Ordinary Foliage: Deciduous or evergreen - Flowering: May to October Planting cestrum It is recommended to plant the cestrum in the spring or fall.
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Andromeda: shrub of the 4 seasons

The andromeda is a shrub that stays beautiful from spring to winter thanks to a generous flowering and a flamboyant color the rest of the year.In summary, what you need to know: Name: PierisFamily: EricaceaeType: ShrubHeight: 3 to 5 m Exposure: Part shade Soil: Heather soil Foliage: Persistent - Flowering: Spring Here are the maintenance advice, from planting to possible pruning, to have a beautiful andromeda and a beautiful flowering each year.
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Linden, a generous tree

Its heart-shaped leaves have made it a symbol of love and loyalty ... But the lime tree is above all an easy to cultivate tree, of rapid growth and of beneficent shade. If you have room in the garden, it is ideal.Garden: cultivate lime treesHealth: benefits and virtues of lime treesLinden cultureThere are around fifty species of Tilia.
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Jacaranda: the flamboyant blue

The jacaranda, sometimes called Flamboyant bleu for its superb blue flowering, is very ornamental.In summary, what you need to know: Name: Jacaranda mimosifoliaFamily: BignoniaceaeType: TreeHeight: 10 to 20 mExposition: SunnySoil: OrdinaryFoliage: Deciduous - Flowering: May in July It also has a very beautiful deciduous foliage and resists poorly to the temperatures of our climates.
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American Copalme: a very ornamental tree

The American Copalme is a tree known for its beautiful star-shaped leaves and its yellow, orange and red color in the fall.In summary, what you need to know: Name: Liquidambar styracifluaFamily: HamamelidaceaeType: TreeHeight: 8 to 35 m Soil: Ordinary, well drained Exposure: Sunny Foliage: Deciduous Plantation of American copalm It is recommended to plant the American copalm in the fall to promote rooting before winter.
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Pruning shrubs: technique, period

The size of shrubs has an important role in the development, flowering or simply the balance of your subject, far from being difficult, it will even become a pleasure for you when you begin to master some simple and essential gestures to its execution. . A real makeover for plants, pruning is always beneficial and allows them to grow back in a magnificent way.
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Persian parrot, the iron tree

The Persian parrot, also called iron tree for the hardness of the wood, is a tree appreciated for the beauty of its foliage.In summary, what you need to know: Name: Parrotia persicaFamily: HamamelidaceaeType: ShrubHeight: 6 to 8 mExposure : Sunny to shade Soil: Rather acidic Foliage: Deciduous - Flowering: January to March Planting Persian parrot Planting Persian parrot is not very complicated.
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Boxwood, always chic

Green all year round, boxwood recalls the elegance of French gardens. As a border to structure the garden or as an isolated in a worked form, it is making a noticeable comeback. A time reserved for the topiaries of castles, boxwood is now a feature of all decorations. It is often found in pots, in the form of a neat ball intended to adorn the balconies of city dwellers in need of greenery.
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Oleander cuttings, the technique

Oleander cuttings are very easy to do and allow you to multiply your oleanders in a simple and economical way.By taking a stem from your shrub, putting it in a vase and then in a pot filled with soil, you guarantee it appearance of new roots and therefore the birth of a new oleander.
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