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The Tulip Tree (Saucer Magnolia)

February is the magical time of year in North Texas when the Saucer Magnolia (Magnolia x soulangeana), or locally called, Tulip Tree, bursts with huge, 6-8 inch blooms in varying shades of pink against the otherwise barren winter landscape.  The tree’s timing, … Continue reading

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Adaptable & Aromatic Abelias

It is about that time to plant shrubs and a favorite shrub of mine is Abelia. It is a favorite of mine because its natural form presents graceful arching branches that produce a multitude of dainty fragrant blooms.  As you … Continue reading

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