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pruning and plant care guide

Basic Pruning for Shrubs and Trees

We prune our young trees and shrubs to control their size, shape and scale within our landscape. Proper pruning also stimulates flowering and fruit bearing and helps to keep shrubs and trees healthy and vigorous, thus reducing the likelihood of future problems. Plants that produce fruit such as growing bananas need pruning to encourage growth […]

Have landscape questions? Let us help

So you know that you want to do something different, or even start from scratch, in regards to that green space surrounding your home, but that’s about as far as you’ve gotten when it comes to understanding and planning the whole “landscape” idea. Perfect Plants is here to help (and help out your not-so-green thumb). […]

Curb Appeal…What’s the Deal?

We’ve all heard the term “curb appeal” before but how important is it really? If you’re selling your home or looking to increase your property value, the curb appeal of your property can make all the difference. I’ll admit, there was a time when I thought, “curb appeal – mow the grass, plant some plants […]

Have landscape questions? We have answers.

So you know that you want to do something different, or even start from scratch, in regards to that green space surrounding your home, but that’s about as far as you’ve gotten when it comes to understanding and planning the whole “landscape” idea. Perfect Plants is here to help (and help out your not-so-green thumb). […]

Home Gardening for Hipsters (or beginners)

Home Gardening for Hipsters (or beginners) With the beautiful and bright season of spring upon us, it is not uncommon to get an itch to dig (dirt). And gardening seems to be more and more of a “trendy” pastime for the Gen-Xers, who more than likely did not grow up learning the lay of the […]

Why Compost?

What’s so great about composting? Composting is a landscape term that not many people know, but that everyone should. Compost is decomposed organic matter that is used as fertilizer, and is an essential aspect of organic farming. But even if organic farming isn’t on your to-do list, composting can still be vital to a healthy […]