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Good Night Nursery

Posted on: December 12, 2014

A Holiday Nursery Rhyme On a great big farm there was an evergreen and a red roof and a picture of a man standing on a rootball. And there were three green clad folks pruning some oaks And two little cats who chased all the...

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Good Night Nursery – A Holiday Nursery Rhyme

Posted on: December 2, 2014

Good Night Nursery A Holiday Nursery Rhyme On a great big farm there was an evergreen and a red roof and a picture of a man standing on a rootball. And there were three green clad folks pruning some oaks And two little cats who...

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Planting Near Power Lines

Posted on: November 14, 2014

Tree experts and utility companies suggest that people plant trees with a mature height of 25 feet or less near power lines, with taller trees kept farther away. Though taller trees are sometimes acceptable near power lines, they usually need drastic pruning to keep lines...

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Shifting Gears at Ruppert Nurseries

Posted on: November 10, 2014

Shifting Gears Jack London once said, “Darn the wheel of the world! Why must it continually turn over? Where is the reverse gear?” Looking back at the year that was, it is easy to feel this way. Projects planned and yet somehow not completed, sales...

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To Root Prune or Not to Root Prune? That Is the Question

Posted on: October 22, 2014

One of the most frequently asked questions at Ruppert Nurseries is, “How often do you root prune?”  This is a tricky question and one for which I wish there were a more clear cut (No pun intended!) answer. First; let’s dispel a myth.  Ready? Ok,...

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How to Find Success Planting Trees on Your Projects

Posted on: October 5, 2014

There are few things Landscape Architects (LAs) can do for a project that make more of an impact than planting quality trees. With that said, many times the way the planting turns out is very different than what was envisioned. So here are a few...

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Going Incognito

Posted on: September 21, 2014

Nearly everyone I know has wished at some point in the lives that they could be invisible. Children dream of this as their superhero power. Imagine what you could get away with if no one saw you take the cookie from the jar, write on...

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Ruppert Nurseries Promotes Ronda Roemmelt to Sales Manager

Posted on: September 3, 2014

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Damascus, MD. August 20, 2014 – Ruppert Nurseries, a wholesale nursery that is dedicated to producing the highest quality plant material has promoted Ronda Roemmelt to the company’s Sales Manager. Ronda rejoined the Ruppert family in December of 2012 as the sales...

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Fall Digging Hazards

Posted on: August 21, 2014

We have all heard that some trees cannot be dug in the fall right? So which trees and why not? Seems like everyone has a different opinion. Yet there seems to be very little actual research and or concrete data. Here at Ruppert Nurseries we...

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Landscape Faux Pas

Posted on: August 2, 2014

Have you ever found yourself with an article of clothing in your closet that you just can’t seem to figure out how to wear? Maybe the cuffs on the pants are too wide, the waist too high, the shoulder pad too broad, or the color...

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