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May Garden Tasks

Get ready for warm summer temperatures. Our May garden care tips help keep everything in good shape with protection from sun and heat damage, advice on yellow leaves, and answers to defeat unwelcome pests in your garden.

 

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Pruning

Pruning

Now that fall’s upon us, it’s time to prune a few things in your landscape. But what exactly is pruning? Pruning trims old growth to encourage new growth and blooming. Although, timing is everything. Find out if the timing is right for a few of your favorites.
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Magnolia

Best Trees For Small Spaces

We've selected six of our favorite trees that are just right for smaller spaces. Use this list as a guide, and then stop by your local Green Acres Nursery & Supply and our garden gurus can show you additional options. 
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Best Trees For Fall Color

Best Trees For Fall Color

These fabulous fall-color trees offer head-turning seasonal changes in leaf color. From golden-yellow to orange-red to scarlet—we've got something for you! Take a look at some of our favorite fall color varieties, then stop by your local Green Acres Nursery & Supply and our garden gurus can show you additional options. 
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Espalier Pear Tree

Espalier 101

Espalier is a French word meaning trellis. In the garden, espalier is a method used to train a tree or shrub so trunks and branches grow on one plane.

Read on for tips to grow your own espalier fruit tree or shrub. 
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Tips For Growing Citrus

Tips For Growing Citrus

There is sweet satisfaction in growing your own fruit, experimenting with new varieties, and sharing with family and friends. Citrus are a great choice for the Sacramento region—easy to grow with light maintenance—and Green Acres Nursery & Supply offers over 30 varieties. Read on for a few tips about growing citrus. 
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Elephant Ear Plant

Plants Around Pools

When planting around swimming pools, consider plants that have non-irritating foliage, do not attract a lot of bees, can tolerate some light foot traffic, and are not so messy that they require additional maintenance. Here are some options...
 
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Climbing a Tree

Best Trees for Climbing

Trees can provide many benefits to your home and neighborhood, and let's not forget that trees can also provide fun and adventure. Looking up at the sturdy limbs of established trees, who doesn't want to climb to the top and see what's happening in the neighborhood? Count me in! Here are a few of our favorite trees to climb.
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Maple Tree

Best Trees for Low Allergens

Trees purify the air we breathe by taking in carbon dioxide and releasing oxygen. But if you have allergies, you may not be on friendly terms with trees during certain seasons of the year. We've selected a few of our favorites that are less likely to tickle your nose and will look great in your landscape.

 

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