Browsing Archive: January, 2014

Asian Bush Honeysuckle Control Begins In The Winter

Posted by SunRise Gardens on Wednesday, January 22, 2014, In : Winter Landscape Tips & Advice 
One of the most invasive exotic shrubs in Mid-Missouri is the Asian Bush Honeysuckle.  This shrub has become more common than any other shrub throughout the neglected landscapes in and around the City of Columbia, as well as other municipalities and subdivisions.  The primary problem it creates is that it outcompetes many of our native shrubs and perennials.   In landscapes where it is uncontrolled, there may be very little other shrub or perennial vegetation.  We can say that it is like a vi...
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What To Do With All This Snow

Posted by SunRise Gardens on Wednesday, January 8, 2014, In : Winter Landscape Tips & Advice 
As the new year has opened with all the elements of winter: snow, ice, and below zero temperatures, most folks are not thinking about their landscape or gardens.  But I suggest that as you figure out where to relocate all that snow, you should be thinking about your landscape and how all that beautiful white stuff will affect your beloved landscape plants this coming growing season.

Damage Control

Heavy snow and ice on your trees and shrubs can damage their branches.  Taking your broom and ...


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