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Oaks among the Highlights of Fall

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Black oak, Quercus velutinaJustin Evertson 
                Although November signals that winter and all its cold, gray dullness is just around the corner, it can be a great time to enjoy and celebrate the landscape around us.
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Students rake in cash to plant trees at Maine East High School - Park Ridge Herald-Advocate

Students rake in cash to plant trees at Maine East High School - Park Ridge Herald-Advocate | Landscape Management | Scoop.it
Students rake in cash to plant trees at Maine East High School
Park Ridge Herald-Advocate
With recited poetry and a ribbon cutting, a group of about 30 Maine East High School students braved an unseasonably cold afternoon Oct.
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Students concerned about the environment and doing something about it. Great Job.

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Fothergilla Shrubs

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It's hard not to laugh when you hear the name, fothergilla. It sounds ever so much like something that should tickle upon contact. The blooms of 'Mt.
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This makes an excellent shrub choice.

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Leaves Make Great Organic Mulch and Compost

Leaves Make Great Organic Mulch and Compost | Landscape Management | Scoop.it

"Luckily, dead leaves are loaded with nutrients and can be used as organic mulch and compost in your gardens and beds."

 

"Mulch is a necessary component for protecting plants against winter weather while also preserving moisture and nutrients."

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Consider leaving your leaves in plant beds, but be careful to much of a good thing can be no good.

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JMU has nice trees Photo credit: @samanthaskates
jmulove's photo on Instagram (RT @JMUlove: JMU has nice trees ������ Photo credit: @samanthaskates http://t.co/O2HwZjFNWq)...
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Natural Beauty.

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Twitter / WeddingCatcher: Night party - put a water balloon ...

Twitter / WeddingCatcher: Night party - put a water balloon ... | Landscape Management | Scoop.it
Night party - put a water balloon with a glow stick on the inside in a stocking and hang from trees or ceiling http://t.co/LjuZtcHFWx
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Cool Idea !!

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» Appraisal Institute: How Landscaping Can Impact Home Values

» Appraisal Institute: How Landscaping Can Impact Home Values | Landscape Management | Scoop.it
» Appraisal Institute: How Landscaping Can Impact Home Values
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In addition to home values, commercial properties also benefit from professional landscaping. Proper care is also essential.

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Fernando Hortelano Vázquez de Prada's curator insight, June 5, 2013 8:44 AM

Artículo donde se analiza el peso del jardín en el valor y  las posibilidades de venta de una casa. Afirma que una serie de factores tales como el estado de mantenimiento del jardín, la modernidad de su diseño, su adaptación a las condiciones climáticas locales o la economía en su conservación influirán positiva o negativamente en la decisión de compra de esa propiedad. Interesante para todos aquellas personas que esten pensando en cambiar de casa.