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Encore Azalea releases digital magazine

Encore Azalea has announced the release of the second edition of its digital magazine focusing on container gardening.

It explained growers will also find tips on other aspects of growing in gardens and greenhouses.

The online resource contains photos and articles with simple planting instructions and easy care tips.

It focuses on how to start with azaleas as the base plant and create versatile and sustainable containers at home.

Also included is a feature on Robert E “Buddy” Lee – the inventor of the variety and a renowned plant breeder.

“Lee offers his tips and techniques on soil amendment, planting, mulching, watering, and pruning,” the company said.

The firm has developed 23 varieties of the species, which is the only patented brand of azaleas to bloom in spring, summer and fall.

As evergreen shrubs, the plants enjoy more sun than traditional varieties, but offer the same ease of care.

Master gardener Gail Culver recently wrote in the Batavian that horticulture lovers should consider growing a cutting garden.