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Problem-free Trees for Virginia Landscapes
(Virginia Cooperative Extension, 2014)
Listed in this publication, in alphabetical order, are some choices of problem-free trees for Virginia landscapes. These species are recommended both for their desirable horticultural characteristics, as well as their ...
(Virginia Cooperative Extension, 2015-08-11)
Discusses the importance of checking soil pH and fertility every three years, so that the soil can be best amended for crops. Also notes methods for tilling soil.
Selecting Plants for Virginia Landscapes: Showy Flowering Shrubs
(Virginia Cooperative Extension, 2015-08-10)
Provides descriptions of several species of shrubs. Discusses reasons for selection of kinds of shrubs including hardiness, size, landscape functions such as hedging, privacy barrier, beautification, and environmental ...
Conserving energy with landscaping
(Virginia Cooperative Extension, 2009-05-01)
This publication describes how well-placed plantings alter the microclimate around a home, resulting in a more comfortable environment and significant savings in heating and cooling costs over time.
Planning the Vegetable Garden
(Virginia Cooperative Extension, 2015-12-11)
A guide for planning a vegetable garden, including planning guidelines, planning hints, and factors to consider for garden location.
Creating a Water-Wise Landscape
(Virginia Cooperative Extension, 2016-02-03)
Minimizing the need for watering in your landscape requires careful observation, planning, and common sense. Several principles for water-wise landscaping include choosing the best design and plants, preparing soils, and ...