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I am growing my potted tropical hibiscus indoors for the winter. The leaves are starting to yellow and fall off. Should I give the plant iron and should I fertilize it? Do I cut it back, and if so, when?

What is the correct distance from my house to plant a tree? What is the correct distance from the lot line to plant a tree?

Besides mums, what are a few other plants you would recommend for containers for fall color?

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