Landscaping adds value to your home. The more attractive your home is, the greater its resale value. The right landscaping also helps you build a sense of pride. There are instances, however, when the landscape you began your home with has to change. Transplanting trees, shrubs, and flowers therefore become an important consideration. Transplanting is […]
Trees might not be able to talk but they can still tell you when something is wrong in their own ways. There are several warning signs that your tree is under stress. Tree stress can really damage trees making these signs that can’t be ignored. Types of Tree Warning Signs There are two kinds of […]
Whether it’s storm season or not, if you have trees on your property you will need to make decisions as to maintaining them throughout the years. In some cases trees may need to be pruned, while others may need to be removed completely. There are several things to keep an eye on in order to […]
As a homeowner, planting trees is one easy way to help lower your heating and cooling bill over time. However, simply planting trees on your property is not enough. You will need to take steps to ensure that they are getting watered properly as well. This is where a watering plan can come in handy. […]
From your trees point of view the main ingredient in the environment is the soil. Soil takes decades, and in some cases, centuries to develop into a rich and nutrient dense mixture capable of sustaining life. Every plant that grows in and dies in the soil aids in the nutrient content of it. Soil is […]
It’s no secret that many parts of the world are experiencing drought conditions, and some to a disastrous extent. So what will happen to your trees during a drought? How will they make it through without drying out? Thankfully Mother Nature built in an emergency system right into the tree to help it survive stress […]
Nearly every tree species is susceptible to some form of fungus infection. Fungus usually likes to live on dead or decaying trees and shrubs. However, it will infect living trees and contribute to the rapid death of the tree. By the time you can physically see any fungus on the outside of the tree it […]
A guide to help homeowners care for their trees, shrubs and landscapes. Learn tips for tree pruning, planting, watering and more… We welcome all that are passionate about trees, gardening and our environment to submit article ideas, share your expertise and resources to help improve our community. Welcome!