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lgcada

Please feature and explain the importance of native plants in your gardens. Gardeners can do so much for the environment. Thanks!


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1goodhouse

Hi,

I need some ideas on trees to plant in my backyard to block the view of two story unkempt home. I am trying to make a backyard oasis but all I see is this ulgy house. I have a 50 foot wide back yard and a planting area 4 feet wide. I need something fast growing and roots that won't ruin a pool that will be six feet away. Help!

Frances from California coast.

   
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My favorite tree for fall color is a Nyssa sylvatica, Blackgum tree. Its leaves turn to a brilliant scarlet red color that never fails to stand out amongst all the other fall colors. It is a native tree to eastern North America. Here's a photo of my backyard where the tree was planted a few years ago. In maturity will grow over 30'H.


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