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I have houseplants outside that I will need to bring indoors. What is the lowest temperature at which I can leave them outside?

My split-leaf Japanese maple tree is 15 to 20 years old, about 7 feet high and about 10 feet wide. It is overtaking the corner of the yard. Can I trim it, and at what time of the year?

Will a trumpet vine growing on a tree harm it?

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