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Called "heavenly bamboo" because the tapered leaves and clumping stems look a bit like bamboo but without the running habit. (Bamboo is a grass, so they're actually not related at all.) Showy red berries hang in clusters all winter on…

Planting for Winter: Trees and Shrubs

If your winter garden is a little drab, take note from a gardener who has tried everything. Jim Dronenburg shares his favorite trees and shrubs for winter color and interest.

Instant Screening without Busting the Budget.

When I started my new townhouse garden in Old Greenbelt I knew enough to do three kinda permanent things in the yard as soon as possible - patios, paths, and some evergreen screening plants.  And I did all that and…

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