Information About Junipers

Whether you're growing juniper shrubs or creeping juniper ground cover plants, this is the place to learn more about how to care for juniper in the landscape. Find growing tips and more, like how to tackle common juniper problems, in the following articles to ensure the health and vitality of your juniper plants.

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Mountain Cedar Information: Is Mountain Cedar Pollen Causing You Problems

By Teo Spengler

Mountain cedar is a tree with a common name full of contradictions. The tree is not a cedar at all, and its native range is central Texas, not known for its mountains. In fact, trees called mountain cedar are actually ashe juniper trees. Click here to learn more.

Are All Juniper Berries Edible – Is It Safe To Eat Juniper Berries

By Darcy Larum, Landscape Designer

Juniper berries have been used as a strong flavoring for wine, mead, and other alcoholic beverages, as well as a spice for meats, stews, sauerkraut and other dishes. Upon reading this, you may be wondering are all juniper berries edible? Click here for that answer.

Juniper Berry Uses – What To Do With Juniper Berries

By Amy Grant

Given that they are prolific and the fruit looks so much like a berry, the natural question is ‘can you eat juniper berries?” If so, what do you do with juniper berries? Click on the following article to find out how to use juniper berries along with some useful juniper berry recipes.

Juniper Berry Harvest Tips: How To Pick Juniper Berries

By Bonnie L. Grant, Certified Urban Agriculturist

There are about 40 species of juniper, most of which produce toxic berries. But for the educated eye, Juniperus communis, has edible, pleasantly pungent berries. Click this article for tips on how to pick juniper berries and how to recognize the safe juniper plants.

Growing Juniper ‘Blue Star’ – Learn About Blue Star Juniper Plants

By Teo Spengler

With a name like ?Blue Star,? this juniper sounds as American as apple pie but, in fact, it is native to Afghanistan, the Himalayas and western China. Gardeners love Blue Star for its thick, starry, blue-green foliage and its graceful rounded habit. Learn more here.

Can You Prune An Overgrown Juniper – Tips For Overgrown Juniper Pruning

By Liz Baessler

Juniper shrubs and trees are a great asset to landscaping. But sometimes, like the best things in life, they get away from us. What was once a smart shrub is now a wild, overgrown monster. So what can you do with a juniper that?s gotten out of hand? Find out here.

Wichita Blue Juniper Care: Tips For Growing Wichita Blue Junipers

By Teo Spengler

Wichita Blue juniper trees have an attractive broad-pyramid form that works well in a screen or hedge. With gorgeous silver-blue foliage all year long, these cultivars turn heads wherever they are planted. For more Wichita Blue juniper information, click here.

Chinese Spartan Juniper – Tips For Growing Spartan Juniper Trees

By Teo Spengler

Spartan is an evergreen that grows extremely quick and can be used to create an attractive hedge or screen. For additional information about Spartan juniper trees, including tips for growing and care, click on the following article.

Skyrocket Juniper Plants: Learn How To Grow A Skyrocket Juniper Bush

By Bonnie L. Grant, Certified Urban Agriculturist

Skyrocket juniper is widely available and makes a lovely focal point in the landscape with its vertical, tidy growth and aromatic leaves. Find tips on how to grow a Skyrocket juniper and enjoy its rocketing growth and elegant foliage in the article.

Upright Juniper Pruning: Pruning An Upright Juniper Shrub

By Teo Spengler

Left to its own devices, a juniper can become lanky. Pruning an upright juniper is essential to keep it looking its best. If you are wondering how to prune an upright juniper or have other questions about upright juniper pruning, this article will help.

Juniper Plant Benefits: How To Use Juniper For Herbal Use

By Teo Spengler

You may know juniper as the most widely distributed evergreen on the planet. But it?s a plant with secrets. Juniper plant benefits include both juniper herbal uses and also culinary. If you?d like more information about juniper shrubs as herb plants, click here.

Eastern Red Cedar Facts – Learn About Caring For An Eastern Red Cedar Tree

By Amy Grant

Found primarily in the United States east of the Rockies, eastern red cedars are members of the Cypress family. The following article contains information about caring for an eastern red cedar tree and other eastern red cedar facts.

Juniper Companion Plants: What To Plant Next To Junipers

By Teo Spengler

Junipers are attractive evergreen ornamentals. Want to know what to plant next to juniper? How about shrubs that would make good companion plants for juniper? Click this article for information on plants that grow well with juniper.

Growing Juniper Trees: How To Plant Juniper Trees

By Teo Spengler

Plants in the Juniperus genus are termed ?juniper? and come in various forms. Because of this, junipers can play different roles in the backyard. Is juniper a tree or bush? It is both. Click here to learn about juniper tree varieties and care.

Chinese Juniper Shrubs: Tips On Caring For Chinese Juniper

By Jackie Carroll

Chinese junipers are mainstays of North American landscapes because they serve many purposes and tolerate adverse conditions. This article contains information about Chinese junipers that will help you grow them to their best advantage.

Juniper Shrubs: How To Take Care Of Junipers

By Jackie Carroll

Juniper shrubs provide the landscape with well defined structure and a fresh fragrance that few other shrubs can match. The care of juniper shrubbery is easy, and the information from this article should help.

About Creeping Junipers – Tips For Growing Creeping Juniper Ground Cover

By Jackie Carroll

If you?re looking for a low-growing ground cover that thrives on neglect, give creeping juniper a try. The shrubs spread to fill sunny areas and can be used as foundation plants or accents. Click here for more.

Juniper Twig Blight Disease: Symptoms And Solutions For Twig Blight On Juniper

By Bonnie L. Grant, Certified Urban Agriculturist

Phomopsis twig blight is one of the more common fungi that causes the disease in junipers. Juniper twig blight disease is a disfiguring plant problem. Learn more about its control in the article that follows.

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