Planting Trees & Shrubs

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How to Propagate a Forsythia

Forsythia plants, also commonly referred to as "Golden Bells" because of their yellow-golden foliage,

Hypericum Transplanting Tips

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

How to Grow a Forsythia Bush

The forsythia bush is one of the most popular choices for hedges. When in bloom, the vibrant yellow-golden

Different Varieties of Boxwoods

The boxwood shrub is regarded as the perfect choice for creating mixed garden borders or landscaping

How to Plant and Grow a Boxwood

Boxwood evokes images of stately, English country homes or whimsical, leafy animals. It is a hardy, attractive

Mistakes to Avoid when Growing a Boxwood

Boxwood is one common type of shrub found in many public and private gardens everywhere. Boxwood shrubs

Tips for Transplanting a Boxwood

Boxwood is an ornamental shrub used for edgings and hedges. Boxwood comes in a variety of cultivars and

Adding Gold Mound Spireas to Your Garden

Gold mound spireas, or spiraea japonica goldflame, are rounded, deciduous shrubs that dazzle you, from

Spirea Transplanting Tips

Spirea is a deciduous shrub that grows well in hardiness zones 3 through 8. It may be planted as a hedge,

Colorado Blue Spruce Trees Explained

The Colorado blue spruce is one of the most commonly used conifers in landscaping. It is selected for

Removing a Spirea from Your Yard

No matter how delightful they are, you may find you have to remove spirea shrubs from your yard at some

Serbian Spruce Tree Facts and Care Tips

There are many reasons to be attracted to the Serbian spruce tree. It grows tall and magnificent with

Spruce Tree Transplanting Tips

A spruce tree grows lush and green all year long and can reach magnificent heights of over 60 feet. Growing

How to Plant and Grow a Hemlock Tree

Hemlock Trees have multiple uses. They can provide shade, privacy or simply be planted for their beauty.

Knowing the Varieties of Hemlock Trees

There are four distinct species of hemlock trees. These trees grow the best in high regions where the

Planting an American Holly in Your Garden

American holly is one of a number of varieties of holly available all over the world. Native to the east

How to Propagate Holly Trees

Holly trees are used to make popular Christmas door decorations because of their glossy leaves and bright

5 Different Varieties of Holly Trees

Holly trees add beauty and serenity to the landscape all year round, with their dark green foliage and

Growing a Sea Holly

The plant genus Eryngium contains many species that are commonly named sea holly. This ornamental shrub

Plant a Juniper Tree in 7 Steps

The juniper tree is one of the most popular hedgerow evergreen trees, and is often used as a natural

How to Collect Juniper Tree Seeds

Most juniper trees are grown from cultivars, by cuttings rather than by growing juniper seeds, in other

Juniper Tree Propagation Methods

The Juniper tree is a coniferous tree that is in the Cypress family with over 60 species to its credit.

How to Plant and Grow an Arborvitae

The arborvitae is a coniferous evergreen tree that belongs to the cypress family. Arborvitae trees grow

3 Tips for Collecting Acacia Seeds

Acacia seeds are collected from the acacia, which is also known as the thorn tree. Acacia has more than

All About Korean Dogwoods

The Korean Dogwood (Cornus kousa), which is also recognized by landscapers and arborists as the Japanese

Silky Dogwood Growing Tips

The Silky Dogwood, often used as an ornamental tree or hedging, is a fast growing, hardy shrub that reaches

Planting a Southern Magnolia Tree

Stately and beautiful, the Southern magnolia tree can grow to heights of 40 to 100 feet and as wide as

Different Varieties of Magnolia Trees

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

Removing a Sumac Tree from Your Yard

Removing a sumac tree from your yard can be a tricky business. Sumac trees send up sprouts if the roots

Transplanting a Flowering Quince

The flowering quince is an interesting plant that looks like thorny branches for most of the year, but

Identifying Different Varieties of Serviceberry Trees

The serviceberry tree, also known as the Juneberry, is a small bush-like plant that is popular with ornamental

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.

How to Grow a Flowering Quince

Botanically known as Chaenomeles, a flowering quince is a small tree or a deciduous shrub that produces

Where do Magnolia Trees Grow Best

Magnolia trees grow best in any spot in your yard that has full sun. Magnolias are a native of the southern

Identifying Different Varieties of Flowering Quince Trees

Flowering quince trees are both beautiful additions to a garden and fruit-producing trees. Typically,

How to Plant and Grow Serviceberry Trees

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

How to Transplant a Serviceberry Tree

The serviceberry tree is a popular plant in the U.S., due to both its attractive ornamental leaves and

Buckeye Tree Propagation Methods

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

How to Transplant an Ash Tree

The ash tree is a common sight in North America. Over 60 different species spread from Canada down to

Identifying Different Varieties of Ash Trees

Nearly 70 species of ash trees are grouped under the Fraxinus genus. These trees are grown for ornamental