Planting Trees & Shrubs

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Mountain Laurel Planting Mistakes to Avoid

Mountain laurel is an evergreen shrub.

How to Make Outdoor Bamboo Shades

Bamboo has been around for millions of years.

Information About Buckeye Nuts

Did you know that these nuts you might find on the ground every fall actually have some uses?

4 Different Varieties of Arborvitae

Figure out which of these common arborvitae species is best for your yard.

How to Transplant a Black Oak Sapling

Transplant the tree into a healthy space.

How to Transplant a Hickory Tree Sapling

A hickory tree is a welcome addition to any yard.

How to Plant and Care for Birch Trees

The birch tree grows easily in the right conditions.

White Spruce Trees Explained

White spruce trees are the state tree of South Dakota.

The Best Time for Transplanting Trees

When should you transplant your trees?

Eight Plants to Plant Under Trees

Emulate the forest where trees and plants cohabit.

How to Grow Crown Vetch

This ground cover plant fights soil erosion.

Walnut Tree Transplanting Tips

The process may kill the tree.

Planting and Growing a Sumac

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

Fall Planting: Time for Trees and Shrubs

Don't fall for the spring hype. Planting trees and shrubs in autumn has some unforeseen benefits.

12 Fast-Growing Trees

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

Good Landscape Design and the Proper Placement of Trees

For the majority of landscapes, trees will be the most visible, and certainly the largest, elements of

Choosing and Planting Your Woody Landscape Plants

So you've made up your mind to truly enjoy your garden, to make your little bit of ground come alive

How to Brace Your Unestablished Palm Tree

Help your new tree build a strong foundation.

Apple Trees: Where and How to Plant

There's no apple more delicious that an apple off your own tree.

Tree Planting - Maintenance

The 5 things you need to keep your new tree happy.

Tree Planting - Placement of Trees

3 things to help find the best spot for your new tree.

Tree Planting - Pruning

Usually, pruning is not needed on newly planted trees. As the tree grows, lower branches may be pruned

Easy-Care Popular Flowering Shrubs

Different flowering shrubs need different care. Read on to discover more about some of the most popular flowering shrubs and how to care for them.

Tree Planting - How to Plant Your Trees

A properly planted and maintained tree will grow faster and live longer than one that is incorrectly

Harvesting Yuca Root

Yuca roots, originating in the tropics of South America, have multiple cooking uses from tapioca to stews, and they are easy to harvest.

Identifying Different Varieties of Hypericum

Read this article for advice on hypericum.

5 Easy Shade Trees to Grow

Here are 5 fantastic shade trees for different landscaping situations.

Small Trees for the Urban Homestead

Bring a little green into your personal cityscape.

Growing Bamboo for Privacy

Create a living fence in 6 easy steps.

The Persimmon Tree: [4] Unique Species

The Persimmon tree is a deciduous tree that will go dormant during the winter months. It is mostly common

Plant and Establish Azaleas in Your Yard

Azaleas are shrubs that bloom in the spring. They come in many varieties and colors are the same genus

Considering a Horse Chestnut Tree?

The horse chestnut tree or Aesculus hippocastanum, are flowering trees much like a buckeye tree. They

Is it Too Late to Transplant Your Persimmon Tree

The persimmon tree is a very attractive tree that is popular in Asia and the United States. The Japanese

Selecting The Right Location For Your Azeleas

Azaleas are a beautiful flower and a lovely addition to any yard. The key is to plant them in the right

Will A Palm Tree Grow In My Climate?

One of the common misconception of the palm tree is that they can only grow in tropical areas. There

Beautify Your Garden With A Flowering Pear Tree

A flowering pear or ornamental tree is a beautiful sight. In the spring, these trees produce dense masses

4 Apple Tree Types You Can Grow

Once upon a time, if you wanted grow your own apple tree, your options were fairly limited. Now, thanks

4 Types of Palm Trees You can Plant at Home

Everyone dreams of a beach vacation full of breezes through palm trees, but most palm tree types will

3 Different Pear Tree Types to Consider

A pear tree is not only gorgeous to look at, but the fruits they can produce are delicious. There are

Sycamore Tree Planting Facts

In Indiana, the sycamore tree has almost legendary status. The rustle of sycamore leaves in a summer