•        The temperatures are starting to cool off now. Be
sure to have the blankets, boxes, etc. on hand to cover
up cold sensitive plants if there is a threat of frost. Do Not
use plastic!

•        You can continue to plant cool season flowers such
as calendula, snapdragons, petunias and pansies.

•        Continue to plant cool season vegetables such as
broccoli, cauliflower, cabbage, carrots, onions and
spinach.

•        If you are through with your power lawn tools
(mower, edger, trimmer, etc.) be sure to drain all the gas
from the engine prior to storing.

•        Continue adding any cold hardy shade trees,
flowering trees and shrubs to the landscape.

•        And most importantly…HAVE A HAPPY, HEALTHY,
AND SAFE HOLIDAY SEASON!
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C
hinese Fringe Plant
Loropetalum chinensis

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Italian Cypress                               Was $70                      Now $49

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Select Groundcovers                     Was $6                     Now $4

Podocarpus Hedge Plants 6'H      Was $85                      Now $45


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Prices subject to change without notice.
Chinese Fringe Plant (Loropetalum chinensis) is an evergreen
shrub with a fine texture. It seems funny to call it an evergreen when
so many of the newer varieties have beautiful burgundy foliage, but .
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sporadic blooms throughout the year. I have found that when they are
pruned they will usually go into flower. The inflorescences aren’t
fragrant but the pink and red varieties are very showy.
       These plants are extremely easy to grow and do well in less than
ideal conditions. They prefer full sun to partial shade and like to be
moist. They do become drought tolerant once established.
       The Chinese Fringe Plant is a very versatile plant. They can be
used as hedges, formal or informal, large scale ground covers,
foundation plantings and even specimen plants as seen above. If year
around color is what you’re craving…Loropetalum is for you!
none the less, they do
not loose their leaves
in the fall. Some
varieties can grow to
12’ high and 6’-8’ wide.
Other selections stay
lower and are
considered a large
scale ground cover. All
handle trimming
extremely well.
       The flowers on
this shrub look like pink
tassels and they are
native to Japan and
southeastern Asia
including southern
China. Thus the name
Chinese Fringe Plant.
This plant blooms
prolifically in the late
winter/early spring with