Planting Trees & Shrubs

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5 Drought Tolerant Trees

These beauties will hold up to minimal watering.

Planting A Witch Hazel Tree

These gorgeous trees have traditional medicinal uses.

How to Espalier Trees

Maximize space and fruit yield with this beautiful approach.

How to Plant Fruit Trees

They're a source of beauty and joy as well as healthy food.

3 Reasons You Should Plant Persimmon Trees

Find fruit, shade, hardiness, and beauty all in one tree.

How to Grow a Forsythia Bush

The forsythia bush is a popular hedge.

How to Establish a Bald Cypress Tree in a Swamp

The bald cypress tree is naturally found near water.

Espalier Trees: 6 Styles

Even within these basics, you have a wide range of options.

9 Fragrant Trees

They'll fill your property with luscious, soothing scents.

Silky Dogwood Growing Tips

The Silky Dogwood can be six to 10 feet tall.

How to Make Outdoor Bamboo Shades

Bamboo has been around for millions of years.

Colorado Blue Spruce Trees Explained

The Colorado blue spruce is incredibly common.

Mesquite Tree Planting Guide

The Mesquite tree is a bean producing plant.

Beautify Your Garden With A Flowering Pear Tree

A flowering pear or ornamental tree is a beautiful sight.

Transplanting a Lemon Tree

Looking to move your lemon tree? Read this.

Removing a Spirea from Your Yard

Start by cutting it back.

The Beautiful Willow Tree

A willow tree is a large family of trees and shrubs that grow in moist places, such as along stream lines.

Birch Tree

The birch tree is a common variety found in northern climates in America and beyond. This type of tree

Ash Tree

The ash tree comes from the Plantae kingdom, the Magnoliophyta division, Magnoliopisda class, Lamiales

Answers to Questions about Growing Trees

Q. I have a good size section of trees (mostly White Pines and Douglas Fir) and shrubs on my property.

Different Varieties of Magnolia Trees

Magnolia trees have more than 200 different species that are found all over the world which includes

Growth and Care of a Dwarf Date Palm

A dwarf date palm is the smallest type of date palms and is easier to plant and care for than other types

3 Different Sumac Varieties

Sumac often brings to mind the dreaded poison sumac; however there are several varieties of this tree

Korean and Japanese Dogwoods

They can grow thick, beautiful layers of blossoms.

How to Safely Remove Dead Palm Tree Fronds

Don't let dead fronds ruin the look or your palms. Trim them away by following these steps.

Build Your Own Bamboo Trellis

It's a cheap, flexible, environmentally friendly option.

Key Lime Harvesting Tips

Knowing when to harvest key lime is both art and science.

Lemon Tree Propagation Methods

Growing a lemon tree is rewarding for gardeners of all skill levels. Aromatic leaves make the lemon tree

How to Curl Your Lucky Bamboo

Curled lucky bamboo is a very aesthetically pleasing plant that goes great in any home or office. Unfortunately,

7 Fast-Growing Shade Trees

Add beauty, shade, and cooler temperatures to your yard by choosing the right trees

Eight Steps to Take when an Apple Tree Doesn't Blossom

If your apple tree won't bloom, here are eight things you can do to fix it.

How to Remove a Forsythia Bush from Your Yard

It can be a bit of a bear.

When to Plant Forsythias

Seasonal planting of forsythias depends on your climate zone.

Plum Tree Transplanting: 5 Tips

Follow these suggestions so your transplanted plum tree succeeds in its new environment.

Growing Plum Trees in Containers

Prunus Domestica or the common plum tree is a sturdy deciduous tree.

Norway Spruce Tree Facts and Care Tips

Keep your Norway Spruce tree healthy with these tips.

How to Remove an Arborvitae from Your Garden

Removing an arborvitae tree from your garden or yard is a fairly simple task with these steps.

How to Transplant a Holly Tree

Holly trees are popular for their glossy green leaves and vibrant red berries. They make beautiful garden

How to Transplant a Dogwood Tree

Dogwood trees are native to forest undergrowth, but popular around buildings for their white and pink

How to Harvest a Quince

Quince, a fruit that bears resemblance to apples and pears, comes from the flowering quince tree. The

Black Walnut Trees vs Walnut Trees

Read the differences to decide which walnut you want to plant and eat.

How to Use Ginkgo Leaf for Health Benefits

What this plant can do for your health and how to use it.

Yucca Propagation Methods

Yucca prefers certain environments, but are easy to start and grow in the right conditions.

Removing a Yucca Plant from Your Yard

Take the plant out with these five easy steps.

Tips for Transplanting a Forsythia

Forsythia is a hardy plant that will take all the punishment you can give and then come back for more.