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How & When to Graft a Pecan Tree

Pecans image by Stephen Orsillo from Fotolia.comThere are many grafting techniques that can be used to propagate pecan trees. This type of grafting is best done in early spring when the sap of the rootstock tree is flowing. Rootstock is the tree onto which the graft is attached, and scion is the term for the stem or cutting that is being grafted.
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Cedar Tree Diseases

Evergreen branches image by Jackie DeBusk from Fotolia.comCedar trees are popular evergreen trees that have a pleasant shape and are often used as screening trees. The best way to keep your cedars healthy for years to come is to know the signs and symptoms of cedar tree diseases on sight.Cedar-Apple RustCedar-apple rust is caused by a fungal infection that spends part of its life on cedar trees and the other part of its life on apple or crab-apple trees.
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Horse breeds: Neapolitan

Origins and attitudes The Campania Felix, the plain that extended from Volturno to Sarno, currently corresponding to part of the territory of the provinces of Caserta and Naples, has always been, due to its peculiar climatic and geo-pedological characteristics, an area suitable for ippicoltura. In fact, the Etruscans already chose this area to plant their horse farms, close to the Greek settlements of the Phlegrean coast, in the Capuan area, where the Romans subsequently raised the best specimens for the imperial court.
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Juniper Tree Facts

Wet juniper sprout image by Jack Kunnen from Fotolia.comJuniper is an evergreen tree that is similar to a pine tree in many ways. Junipers are drought-tolerant and good in areas where water is in short supply.HistoryJuniper has been cultivated and used in Europe for hundreds of years. A juniper liqueur called junivere has been made in various parts of Europe for centuries.
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Problems With Willow Trees Growing in a Pond

Willow image by david purday from Fotolia.comThere are several varieties of willow (Salix) that are suitable for planting in the landscape, such as the weeping willow. But willow trees planted near a pond can be a source of numerous problems.Absorption of Pond WaterA willow tree usually grows very well near a pond or other area where there is lots of moisture, including standing water.
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The Best Vegetables for Raised Beds

Vegetables image by JJAVA from Fotolia.comAccording to B. You can use the raised garden to create a planting area above compacted or poor soil. The added height makes planting and care easier for older or mobility-restricted gardeners.LettuceLeaf crops such as lettuce, greens and spinach thrive in raised beds.
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