Planting Trees & Shrubs

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A red maple tree.
Red Maple Tree: Tips on Growing a Sapling

A red maple tree sapling is under two years old.

red and orange leaves on beautiful Japanese maple tree
7 Trees with Non-invasive Roots

They'll fit well into crowded garden growth.

beautiful row of arborvitae trees growing in privacy hedge
What's the Most Useful Tree to Grow in My Yard?

Find the perfect plant before heading to the nursery.

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How to Transplant a Serviceberry Tree

The serviceberry tree is a popular plant in the U.S.

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How to Transplant a Sassafras Tree

The sassafras tree with its unique orange bark is one of those easily recognizable trees.

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How to Transplant a Buckeye Tree

The buckeye tree is a popular native tree, particularly in Ohio where it is the state tree.

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Chestnut Tree Propagation Methods

The American chestnut tree is making a comeback.

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Sycamore Tree Propagation Methods

Two of the most popular ways to grow a sycamore tree are both easy enough.

kousa dogwood tree flowering with white blossoms
Planting a Kousa Dogwood Tree

These small ornamental trees produce beautiful bloom.

A black cherry tree.
How to Plant a Black Cherry Tree Farm

A black cherry tree provides fruit for the family.

A landscaped space with grass, trees, and a paved path.
12 Fast-Growing Trees

If you like instant gratification, these trees are for you!

A small tree accents an urban patio.
Small Trees for the Urban Homestead

Bring a little green into your personal cityscape.

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Walnut Tree Propagation Methods

Growing a walnut tree can be one of the easiest trees to grow.

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How to Use Liquid Fertilizer

A liquid fertilizer is a great nutrition mixture which provides the primary and secondary nutrients,

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Transplanting A Gardenia

Gardenia is a lovely bush that produces sweet-smelling white flowers.

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Hypericum Transplanting Tips

Hypericum is a very robust plant that can take a great deal of abuse.

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Tips for Transplanting a Boxwood

Boxwood is an ornamental shrub used for edgings and hedges.

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Yucca Transplanting Tips

A yucca plant gives a unique look to gardens and landscaped yards.

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Buckeye Tree Propagation Methods

The buckeye tree is a colorful ornamental addition to yards and landscapes.

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Choosing the Best Fig Tree for Your Area's Climate

Fig trees can be grown just about anywhere and are some of the most ancient fruits on the planet.

A spirea shrub.
Removing a Spirea from Your Yard

Start by cutting it back.

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2 Flowering Quince Propagation Methods

A flowering quince is a beautiful plant that will flower on the wood that was grown in the previous year.

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How to Transplant a Sycamore Tree

The sycamore tree is one of the more stately looking trees that you can have within your landscaping.

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Maple Tree Transplanting Tips

The look of a maple tree standing over a yard is one that is both regal and stately.

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How to Transplant a Beech Tree

A beech tree is a popular growing tree with both amateur and experienced gardeners.

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Plant a Juniper Tree in 7 Steps

The juniper tree is one of the most popular hedgerow evergreen trees.

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Hypericum Propagation Methods

Hypericum is a flowering bush or ground cover. The leaves are bright green.

yuca in its raw vegetable form
Harvesting Yuca Root

Yuca roots have multiple cooking uses from tapioca to stews.

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How to Plant Trees in Clay Soil

It is quite challenging to plant trees in clay soil since clay soil handles drainage poorly.

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Linden Tree Propagation Methods

The linden tree is a large deciduous tree, known in Britain as the lime tree.

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How to Transplant an Ash Tree

The ash tree is a common sight in North America. A large decidous tree of over 60 different species.

sumac tree with leaves and red pollen bundle
Removing a Sumac Tree from Your Yard

Fully extricating a large plant can be tricky business.

A sumac plant.
Planting and Growing a Sumac

There are 250 species in the genus of the flowering plant Rhus, or sumac.

flowering Korean or Japanese dogwood blossoms in the sun
Korean and Japanese Dogwoods

They can grow thick, beautiful layers of blossoms.

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Spirea Transplanting Tips

Spirea is a deciduous shrub that grows well in hardiness zones 3 through 8.

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How to Plant a Loblolly Pine Tree

The loblolly pine tree is often used as a quick-growing screen in landscaping.

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Ash Tree

The ash tree comes from the Plantae kingdom, the Magnoliophyta division,

Walnuts in their green outer casing
Walnut Tree Transplanting Tips

The process may kill the tree.

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How to Plant and Grow Serviceberry Trees

The serviceberry or Juneberry is a small bush-like tree that is grown for its ornamental properties,

Forsythia bushes.
How to Remove a Forsythia Bush from Your Yard

It can be a bit of a bear.

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Root an Oak Tree Cutting

Many attempts have been made with every species of oak tree to propagate rooted material from cuttings.

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Peach Tree Propagation Methods

Peach tree propagation provides a gardener with a lovely tree, showy blossoms and delicious fruit.

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How to Graft Peach Trees

Fruit trees, like peach trees, are grafted for propagation purposes. Grafting is a gardening technique.