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2008-02-09 09:00:00

By Richard Nunnally, Richmond Times-Dispatch, Va. Feb. 9--Prune Scotch broom right after it blooms Q:Please provide me with information on the proper fertilization and pruning for what I call Scotch broom. I don't know the proper name for it. Our bushes are about 5 feet high and 4 feet across. The blooms on this bush are a rusty orange and run the entire length of the stem. My fear is that a heavy snow will break the stem. Answer: Scotch broom, or Cytisus scoparius, is a good example of a...


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jument
  • A beast of burden; also, a beast in general.
'Jument' ultimately comes from the Latin 'jugum,' yoke.
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