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Your shrubs are looking pretty great. Next thing you know, they start looking rather full-bodied. Now they almost seem like they’ve taken on this snide attitude. Actually, you just decided they need to be taken down a few notches — but you’re not really sure how to go about the mysterious craft. This is when you should implement winter shrub care. Although it might go against what you believe in your heart of hearts, winter pruning is the best thing you can do for your plants. It’s the time of year when pests are less likely to infiltrate fresh cuts and when you can actually see what you’re cutting. Different plants need atten

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  The first freeze warning is coming, and while there isn’t much you need to do to prepare your lawn for it, you can take extra steps to protect your shrubs, flowers, and irrigation systems. Atlanta offers multiple first freezes, so you’ll get plenty of practice. A freeze warning happens when the temperature threatens to drop below 32° F. The danger is that the water inside plants can freeze and cause the plant cells to burst. Avoid irreparable damage with these five steps.   1. Bring potted plants indoors   If your plants are in pots, the easiest way to protect them is to bring them indoors and share your wa

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You’ve got your pumpkin spice in one hand and fuzzy socks on your feet, which means it’s finally fall. You’re betting you can stop worrying about your lawn because there's no such thing as fall lawn care. With grass still growing until the first hard frost and leaves threatening to choke your lawn, fall lawn care is as important as growing season lawn care. Leaving your lawn up to nature will result in a costly spring cleanup. If for some reason you’re trying to save money and nurture a healthy lawn in the spring, take the time to work on your lawn right now and dispel any myths you might have heard.   Myth: Keeping my

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