Not too late to plant trees and shrubs


Early May in Takoma Park, MD. Left to right: Azaleas, Doublefile viburnums, Pieris japonica and Deodar cedar.

Posted by Susan Harris.

You don’t have to take my word for it – it’s what Joel Lerner says in today’s Washington Post.  Read the whole article.


Caropteris at River Farm, headquarters of the American Horticultural Society

And he has this to say about pruning in November:

“Some shrubs I recommend pruning between November and the end of January are butterfly bush (Buddleia davidii) to control seeds, caryopteris when it loses its silver-gray appearance, St. Johns wort when leaves turn brown, and purple beautyberry when its berries are gone or have lost their color.”

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