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tender plants


 Plants which are unable to endure frost or freezing temperatures.
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bare root


 Plants offered for sale which have had all of the soil removed from their roots.
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corm


 A thickened underground stem which produces roots, leaves and flowers during the growing season.
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aerate


 Loosening or puncturing the soil to increase water penetration.
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bedding plant


 Plants (mainly annuals), nursery grown and suitable for growing in beds. Quick, colorful flowers.
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biennial


 A plant that usually only lives two years, normally producing flowers and seed the second year.
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conifer


 A cone bearing tree with tiny needlelike leaves.
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crown


 The point at which a plants roots and top join. (Usually at soil level)
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cultivate


 Process of breaking up the soil surface, removing weeds, and preparing for planting.
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cuttings


 A method of propagation using sections of stems, roots or leaves.
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