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sballabio wrote:
I love this look and planted a row of "Little Gem" Magnolias - Now I'm concerned that the roots are going to get too big/aggressive and disrupt our hardscaping. I noticed that you planted these close to the hardscaping too. Did you do anything special to let the trees grow but also preserve the beautiful hardscaping? Thanks so much !
   Comment   February 19, 2014
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We do suggest a root barrier, but the Little Gem variety that you have planted has a less aggressive root system.
March 2, 2014 at 3:08pm        Thanked by sballabio
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Susan Kearns wrote:
what is the growth time and tree type for this privacy wall?
     Comment   May 20, 2012
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These are Southern Magnolias - Variety "Mig-Tig" - They were planted this size for instant privacy.
May 21, 2012 at 5:42am     
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lynncbeck
trees Southern Magnolia variety "Mig-Tig
October 4, 2012 at 5:05pm   
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spedgal1 wrote:
What are the various trees and shrubs used for privacy? - I love the mosaic of privacy trees and shrubs but am not good at identifying them-- please help!
   Comment   March 30, 2012
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Amy The Hun
Hello. The trees on the right are magnolia trees. They have large white flowers in the summer. The trees in the back with the lilac flowers are Crape Myrtle. Those you can find with all kids of color flowers. Mine are pink. I live in FL. The Magnolia here is an evergreen, the other tree drops the leaves in the winter, and need to be cut back every Spring, so they will come back bushy and have more and more flowers. Hope this helps.
March 31, 2012 at 7:48pm     
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kathy
The tall shrubs on the right appear to be photinia
June 27, 2012 at 9:10pm   
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wendybaez wrote:
What are the measurements of your pool? Love the size!
   Comment   August 7, 2012

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Enjoy southern magnolias. It is normal to see a large amount of southern magnolia (Magnolia grandiflora) leaves shedding beginning this month. Some find this messy, but if you leave the magnolia to grow naturally, and not cut the limbs, the leaves will fall within the drip line and hide under the tree's skirt. In the old days, encouraging southern magnolias to have a ground-touching skirt was helped along by weighing the lower branches down with rope and bricks. A skirt on the tree hides the leaves and makes the tree very stately from the ground up. Once the limbs are cut, there is no going back.

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