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Old 05-02-2014, 11:16 AM
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Look at butterfly bushes or hydrangeas. Hydrangeas will require water almost every day, but the butterfly is pretty hardy
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Old 05-02-2014, 09:24 PM
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if this is a foundation planting I would go with something evergreen. I don't think butterfly bushes would make great foundation plantings.
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Old 05-02-2014, 11:15 PM
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I love butterfly bush BUT around here they tend to die over the winter. Probably not an issue where you are at.
I vote for the Rhodo's though. Love those. And you guys can grow so many more varieties of them than we can here.
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Old 05-03-2014, 09:26 PM
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yea im glad im not up there its cold enough down here. butterfly bush made it through this terrible winter,
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Old 05-03-2014, 09:28 PM
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yea im glad im not up there its cold enough down here. butterfly bush made it through this terrible winter,
We lost a ton of landscaping.

A lot of boxwoods. Ever greens. Etc. AlZeas are having issues as well
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Old 05-04-2014, 08:28 AM
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yea ive seen some leylands go, some hollies that look bad, but that's about it
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Old 05-04-2014, 09:18 AM
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yea ive seen some leylands go, some hollies that look bad, but that's about it
On the plus side, my crepe, Japanese maple, and holly all got out of that long winter not looking all that bad.

Also: I did job yesterday. I would post pictures, but lawnsite keeps saying upload failed. I know some guys use photobucket, can anyone tell me how to use it?
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Old 05-04-2014, 09:39 AM
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it usually has a button to copy and paste the URL just paste the URL here basically.
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Old 05-06-2014, 06:23 PM
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Ok let me try again. I will only post the after pictures. What do you all think? Two varities of arbor vitae, some knockout roses, and butterfly buses. Hostas were there orginally.

I planted the arbor vitae and knockout roses last year. This year they wanted to add on more color. I forgot to tell you guys that.

They don't cover the foundation well now, but they will grow.
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Old 05-06-2014, 09:23 PM
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Looks good for customers with a small budget. not everyone has a huge budget to buy lots and lots of plants. what variety of arborvitae?
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