RedneckRosarian:

Crepe Murder Must Stop! Offenders, you know who you are…. read on….

Originally posted on The Daily South:

What concerns people most in the country right now? Losing their jobs? Losing their retirements? Nope. It’s how to properly prune their crepe myrtles Here’s a step-by-step guide showing how the Grumps prunes his.

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About Redneck Rosarian

For Chris VanCleave aka "The Redneck Rosarian", growing roses has become a passion. An American Rose Society Accredited Consulting Rosarian, Chris is an active member of the Birmingham Rose Society and most recently served two terms as President. He is a member of the American Rose Society serving on the Marketing and Membership committees. His writing appears at About.com, on his popular blog, RedneckRosarian.com where he chronicles his gardening adventures and explores an intrinsic mix of life, faith and gardening. Creator and host of Rose Chat Radio, the only broadcast dedicated to growing roses, Chris is a tireless advocate of our national floral emblem; the rose. He and his wife tend a rose garden of over 150 roses just south of Birmingham, Alabama.
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  1. Pingback: Crepe Myrtle Pruning Step-by-Step | Natural Soil Nutrients | Scoop.it

  2. I’m very happy you posted this, since I have two young crepe myrtles and have not yet learned much about the care. This is very useful to me thank you!
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    • So good to hear from you. I hope you had a great Thanksgiving. Steve provides great advice at Southern Living Magazine and I always enjoy reading his column . I have three crepe myrtles myself and every year the guy who does our landscaping murders them! We had a talk and hopefully mine won’t be desecrated again….

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      • Thank you the holiday was great I hope the same was true for you.
        It is a pity when a beautiful plant is not as good as it can be. They have wonderful examples of crape myrtle at Wave Hill in Riverdale, NY multi stemmed specimens old enough to have that beautiful bark in winter. Good luck with the myrtles, they are so beautiful and I like that they bloom during the heat of the summer when many things suffer.

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  3. There is a beautiful crepe myrtle tree in my neighborhood park. I only just learned the name of the tree. I love when it blooms.

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  4. Then we are neighbors… I live in Kew Gardens and I do gardening and lots of it. You can see some of my garden photos at http://mygardenandhome.blogspot.com/

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