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  • Top 5 Best Shade Trees For Your Yard, available at https://www.naturehills.com/ 5. The Autumn Blaze Maple trees are prized as the fastest growing Maple tree with a hardy nature and brilliant color. These would feel right at home next to your house to soften the hot summer sun or along a street or sidewalk. The leaves emerge as green with a slight reddish tint. In the fall, the 5 inch orange-red l...

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  • Video Transcription: There’s just something to be said about the beauty of the wonderful magnolia grandiflora. Here it is, the all popular magnolia grandiflora. This is a bull mag or Southern magnolia. Magnolia grandiflora is a wonderful evergreen tree adapted to a wide range of climates. It really loves big lawn settings, like this, because this is a large tree. It will absolutely get to be 60 f...

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  • Video Transcription: Man, that really looks good, doesn’t it? That’s a golden sweet apricot. You can’t believe how good it is! The golden sweet apricot is one special variety of apricot. This is one of the most adaptable varieties you can get. And by far, as you can see, one of the most productive varieties as well. Golden sweet apricot is proven to be a very reliable setter in most of the margin...

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  • Video Transcription Let’s talk about the art of thinning – and I do mean thinning art. We’re going to talk about how to avoid diseases by thinning, how to get great size fruit by thinning, how to get great color and great sugar by thinning. Look at all this fruit. I’d love to leave every single piece, but if I do, as these fruit mature and get bigger, they’ll cut off air circulating around the ...

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  • Top 5 Most Popular Shrubs for small spaces, available at https://www.naturehills.com/ 5. The Bananapeal Anise Tree is the perfect solution to spice up your backyard. Shade is typically a good thing, but it can also create a challenge of finding a place to grow colorful and interesting shrubs. The Bananapeal Anise tree solves that problem. These won't shoot out long gangly stems, and the leaves wo...

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  • Video Transcription For hundreds of years, bareroot fruit trees have been grown and marketed to commercial and home gardeners throughout the United States. The most dependable way to plant fruit trees is through the availability of bare root. Most all fruit and shade trees sold today are bareroot planted in a can, in a bag, or shipped directly to you for planting. Upon receiving your bare root ...

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  • Video Transcription Here are 3 different pomegranates for your home garden. A widely adapted variety of pomegranate, the Sweet Pomegranate. It’s a wonderful variety for coastal areas and cooler climates. It’s definitely a variety that has wonderful low acid flavor. It’s great in containers. This is a real winner: the Sweet Pomegranate. Quickly becoming one of the most popular varieties of pomegr...

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  • Top 5 Most Gorgeous Roses, available at https://www.naturehills.com 5. The Ruby Voodoo Rose is sure to cast a spell on you. It has an enticing color, which will draw you in from across the garden, and an intoxicating scent, which will make your heart skip a beat. This rose contains a purple and pink shade that gets richer the longer you look at it. The striking color mixed with the powerful fragr...

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  • Top 5 Most Delicious Apple Trees, available at https://www.naturehills.com 5. The Empire Apple Tree is worth all of the hype that it receives. These are easy to grow, easy to care for, and especially easy to eat. These Empire Trees have the best characteristics, which have been delighting generations of backyard gardeners. Getting an Empire apple tree from Nature Hills is an investment into your ...

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  • You’ve seen these trees in paintings and in photographs. They show up in travel brochures and architectural renderings. Now you can add them to your own dream landscape! The Italian Cypress, Cupressus sempervirens, is the classic renaissance garden tree. Video Transcription: Well here it is, the classic Italian cypress. A classic in the landscape since the Renaissance period. This is also known a...

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  • The Eureka Lemon produces large crops of lemons annually. It bears all year and is a standard market variety. This lemon is somewhat knobby, thick-skinned, and has a short neck at the stem end. Video Transcription: Let’s talk about a really popular variety of lemon – the Eureka lemon. And what a lemon it is! This is the Eureka lemon. It’s probably one of the most popular of all the standard lemon...

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  • Top 5 Most Unique Hostas, available at https://www.naturehills.com 5. Autumn Frost Hosta is a member of the champion hostas, displaying unbeatable curb appeal. This is a low care perennial that is perfect for tubs and patio pots. This hosta is very popular for landscape uses as well. The leaves emerge as a frosty blue, and have wide, bright yellow margins which turn to a creamy white during summe...

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  • Top 5 Most Popular Cherry Trees, available at https://www.naturehills.com 1. The Bing Cherry Tree is one of the finest and most famous sweet cherry varieties. These trees glow when they're covered in white flowers. Later in the spring and summer, the leaves become bright green and have a vivid contrast to the dark fruit. Very large, dark, and delicious cherries will be produced. The fruit is firm...

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  • Deodar Cedar, Cedrus deodara, is a popular evergreen landscape tree with year round interest. Plant one in your front yard for a one-of-a-kind, dramatic statement. Plant several for a privacy screen or you could even use several for a windbreak along your property line. Video Transcription: Here we are in front of this beautiful deodara cedar. It’s native to the Himalayas, great in zones 7 thro...

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  • Kaffir Lime, Citrus hystrix 'Kaffir', is a dwarf, fruit tree that produces highly prized citrus fruit. It thrives in potted environments, so would do well on your front porch or patio. The Kaffir Lime is also know as Kieffer Lime. Bring your tree indoors near a sunny window, and its intoxicating citrus scent will brighten your home during cold winter days. Video Transcription: Here it is, the kaf...

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  • Top 5 Most Gorgeous Dwarf Hydrangeas, available at https://www.naturehills.com 5. The Invincibelle Limetta Hydrangea is a showstopper in huge demand. Limetta has jade green flowers, which fade to a greenish white, and then age back to green. This beauty is sure to dazzle you, displaying new flowers from summer into fall. These are super hardy, and they're easy to grow and maintain. They look beau...

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  • The Pixie Mandarin has a sweet mild flavor encased in deep orange fruit. The late ripening seedless fruit is round, slightly bumpy, and sometimes has a neck. The numerous groups of fruit are nestled among upright foliage of leathery dark green leaves. Video Transcription: When I’m sitting and relaxing in my back yard, what I want for a screen tree is a beautiful pixie mandarin. The pixie’s uprigh...

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  • The Minneola Tangelo, Citrus x 'Minneola', is a delightful cross between white grapefruit and sweet tangerine. Also called a Honeybell, this beautiful orange-red fruit is a perfect balance of sweet and tangy flavor. Video Transcription Let’s explore a really unique variety of citrus. This is the minneola tangelo. It’s a cross between the Duncan grapefruit and the Dancy tangerine. It was introduce...

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  • Top 5 Most Beautiful Easy Elegance Roses, available at https://www.naturehills.com 5. The Easy Elegance Kashmir Rose is an excellent choice as a striking accent in your border, or even as a foundation planting. Their bold, red blossoms will feel as soft as cashmere. These roses are one of the hardiest roses on the market today, making them a no-brainer. They have been specially bred to be tough a...

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  • The Oro Blanco Grapefruit is a popular, nearly seedless, grapefruit hybrid. It is thick skinned with white flesh. The fruit is produced from huge fragrant blossoms and large glossy-green foliage. As with many white fruits, the Oro Blanco's flesh is sweet and lacks any of the typical bitterness of a grapefruit. Video Transcription Another one of my older specimens is the oro blanco grapefruit, ro...

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  • The Trovita Orange is a widely adaptable thin skinned orange, which develops excellent flavor without the heat required by other varieties. This makes it an excellent choice for home gardeners. It can withstand temperatures from 50 to 100 degrees, but is not shade or salt tolerant. Video Transcription One of my favorite varieties, the Trovita orange. This variety you harvest for a long period of ...

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  • Top 5 Most Stunning Magic Crape Myrtles, available at https://www.naturehills.com 5. The Twilight Magic Crape Myrtle is a big plant, which requires quite a bit of attention in your garden. The leaves and stems create a magical blend of green, plum, and burgundy. When in bloom, this shrub is breathtaking. It features heavily crinkled pink flowers, which contrast beautifully with the dark foliage. ...

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  • Video Transcription Are you needing a screen for your yard? What about a screen of citrus? 10 varieties of citrus and roughly about 60 feet. That makes a tremendous hedge row. Plant them roughly about anywhere between 7 to 10 feet on center. Hold the plants at 8 feet tall. For success in ripening, be sure to plant a lot of different varieties so that you get different varieties ripening through th...

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  • Video Transcription Today we’re visiting a major fruit tree grower and we’re going to explore what to do when you’re asked to do a scratch test to determine how healthy your tree is and to make sure you’re planting the best quality tree possible. When asked to do a scratch test, what we want to do it to take our knife and slightly cut into the bark of the tree, which is also called the cambium. ...