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Care Basics for Beautiful Lilacs

May 14, 2019 11:24:48 AM

Written by McKay Staff in Gardening 101 How-to Guide Plants & Flowers


For a lot of us northern gardeners, lilacs are landscape essentials we can’t live without. Until their delicious fragrance permeates our yards and homes, spring is incomplete. Reliable and low-maintenance, lilacs can flourish for decades with very little care. By planting several types of lilacs, from early bloomers to late-blooming types, you can prolong your bloom party by several weeks. All it takes is good site selection, proper water and fertilizer, and timely pruning to keep lilacs at their blooming peak.

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Choose the right edging for your home - There are several choices of landscape edging for your home. You can choose from a natural spaded edge, a polyethylene edging, a metal edging, a brick edging, or even a concrete poured curbing.

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