Atlanta Botanical Gardens Spring 2012 landscape
 

Atlanta Botanical Gardens Spring 2012

Becky Harris
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http://www.atlantabotanicalgarden.org/

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September 30, 2012
pegn wrote:
Pruning question. - When is the best time of year to prune a crape myrtle? I've heard April and October, is that true? Thanks, Peg

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This is the biggest crepe myrtle I've ever seen. I asked this 6-foot-4-inch-tall man to act as a living-scale figure to show you just how big it is. He agreed to do it because he's my dad.
Becky Harris added this to Great Design Plant: Crape Myrtle
Pruning note. Many people practice "crape murder." This is when they prune the tree down to just a few feet from the ground, transforming it into a thick shrub. Personally, I hate to see the wonderful and unique natural form of the crape myrtle mutilated like that, but to each his or her own.I wanted to share with you the largest crape myrtle I've ever seen. It's in the Atlanta Botanical Gardens, and the person next to it is 6 feet, 4 inches tall.Browse more great design plants

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Donna Talley added this to I will need to live forever if I want to try all these ideas!
December 1, 2013
I wanted to share with you the largest crape myrtle I've ever seen. It's in the Atlanta Botanical Gardens, and the person next to it is 6 feet, 4 inches tall.
abow added this to landscaping
May 27, 2013
South Coast Landscapes added this to Trees
October 14, 2012
Properly Pruned Crepe Myrtle
kitcat78 added this to kitcat78's ideas
October 5, 2012
Good grief!!
bellemaison added this to Landscaping
September 30, 2012
Don't practice "crape murder" - when you prune the tree down to just a few feet from the ground
lyss08 added this to Gardens-European/NA
September 29, 2012
Crape myrtle
timespast added this to landscape
September 27, 2012
Giant Crepe Myrtle! Wow!
magnoliamisplaced added this to magnoliamisplaced's ideas
September 27, 2012
crepe myrtle
NOOSHAFARIN QOBADY added this to qnoosh's ideas
September 27, 2012
CRAPE MYRTLE,
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March 28, 2012
Crape Myrtle
Amy O. added this to Landscape
March 27, 2012
crape myrtle
czarelaine added this to Sculpture as more than art
March 26, 2012
Strong and sturdy,and so is the tree!
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March 25, 2012
spring flowers
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