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2014-01-10 23:00:48

Dogwood Forest of Eagles Landing is being recognized and acknowledged. (PRWEB) January 10, 2014 SeniorAdvisor.com, the senior living industry’s leading

2013-06-07 23:03:56

Alzheimher's and dementia are among the most common conditions for older seniors, and they take a toll on family members.

2010-12-17 07:10:00

ATLANTA, Dec. 17, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Forget Paris - Atlanta is beautiful in the spring. The Southern destination is also home to one of the country's oldest fine arts festivals, which will celebrate its 75th anniversary in 2011.

2010-06-09 13:20:59

Proper and timely burning of some Eastern U.S. forests could help revitalize flowering dogwood trees, which benefits a wide range of species, a Purdue University report shows.

2009-05-04 08:59:47

The nontimber forest products industry has been growing rapidly since the mid-1980s, contributing billions of dollars to the US economy annually.

2008-08-23 03:00:18

By Sid Mullis Today I want to discuss a couple of problems you may be experiencing in your landscape. Sooty mold can be bad this time of year. The black, sooty fungus can be on a variety of ornamental plants such as crape myrtles and gardenias.

2008-04-20 09:00:16

Botanical name Cornus florida 'Dixie Colonnade' Family Dogwood (Cornaceae) Category Flowering tree Primary uses Specimen, small gardens Dimensions 15-20 feet tall by 5-8 feet wide Culture Full sun to part shade; flowering dogwood enjoys a cool, moist, well-drained soil so it should be mulched well when planted.

2007-08-14 06:16:40

By Leigh Landini Wright, The Paducah Sun, Ky. Aug. 14--Dogwood trees need a little bit of stress every August to set blooms for the following year.

2007-05-03 21:00:16

By Roberta Stewart The Planter's Palette If you've driven south through Illinois, Indiana, or Missouri in March, the wonder of spring flowering trees surely has refreshed your winter soul. Especially resplendent is Flowering dogwood (Cornus florida), which abounds in Zone 6, one zone south.

2007-01-03 12:00:30

Q. Regarding a dogwood tree in a recent column, the writer said they were watering a stressed tree. But if they were using sprinklers and a hose, they were creating a moist environment. This would be ideal for a fungus and bacteria to enter the tree. The problem might even be anthracnose.

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