Tree & Shrub Care

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Palm Tree 101

Palm trees are a low-maintenance way to add sculpture and greenery to your landscape.

Save Your Citrus Trees with White Paint

Ever driven through a commercial citrus grove and wondered about the whitewashed trunks? There's a good reason for it.

Why Aren't Your Fruits Growing?

The 3 factors your trees need to bear fruit.

10 Superbly Satisfying Summer Flowering Shrubs

With proper care, beautiful summer flowering shrubs provide a rainbow of color and interest year after year.

How to Prune an Arborvitae

Careful pruning will extend the life and beauty of your arborvitae trees. Learn when to prune and how.

Pests and Diseases that Attack Your Spirea

Pests and diseases will attack your spirea so it's important to know what to look for and how to treat them.

Caring for a Magnolia Tree

The magnolia tree is considered by some as the ideal ornamental garden tree.

When to Harvest Your Persimmon Tree

Get the most fruitful persimmons from your tree.

Mistakes to Avoid when Growing a Hemlock Tree

Hemlock is finicky, but in the right conditions with the right care, it can be an impressive addition to your landscape design.

Common Spirea Growing Mistakes to Avoid

Too much food, water, or shade will hurt your spirea.

Identifying and Treating Ash Tree Diseases

Most ash tree diseases are easy-to-identify, making it easier to control and eradicate the problem.

Identifying and Treating Harmful Acacia Diseases

Acacia are beautiful flowering trees that can enhance the aesthetic of any home or garden.

Olive Tree Care and Maintenance

With care, this classic tree can thrive for centuries.

6 Mistakes to Avoid When Growing Arborvitae

Read this article for advice on mistakes to avoid when growing arborvitae.

Weeping Cherry Tree Care and Pest Control

With its pink or white blossoms, the weeping cherry tree will be a showpiece in your landscaped yard or garden.

Treating Common Arborvitae Diseases

An arborvitae is a narrow and dense evergreen tree that is extremely easy to grow.

Propagate a Fig Tree From a Cutting

Get a new fig tree from an old one with these easy steps, and some patience.

Pruning a Fig Tree: 3 Tips

Get hearty figs and a healthy tree with the right pruning.

How to Use a Tree Guard

You generally use a tree guard to protect trees from any damage that can occur to them. The use of a

Cutting Damaged Tree Branches

After a big winter storm, broken limbs are in need of first aid. Heavy snow and whipping winds can cause

How to Save a Dying Arborvitae Tree

Find out what's wrong with your tree and treat it before it's too late.

Mistakes to Avoid When Growing a Ginkgo Tree

Ensure that you don't make these easily avoidable mistakes by learning what they are beforehand.

Caring for an Arborvitae Tree

Have a healthy and lush plant that lasts for years.

How to Grow Palm Trees in Your Yard

From seed planting to tree pruning, follow these 8 tips for a healthy palm.

Growing a Chestnut Tree from Seed

Remember and follow these six steps to grow a chestnut from seed to tree.

How to Protect Tree Trunks from Deer and Other Wildlife

From repellents to fencing, keep wildlife from destroying your trees with these solutions.

7 Types of Tree Guards Explained

Protect your trees from weather, pests, or garden tools with one of these seven types of tree guards.

Relocate and Transplant an Oak Tree

Learn what you need to do to give your oak a new life in a new spot.

Holly Tree Care Tips

To have a healthy holly tree, you need to know how to water, mulch, prune, and protect it against extreme weather.

How to Grow and Care for Pine Trees

These seven steps and a little patience will bring you healthy new pines that should last for years to come.

Identifying and Treating Magnolia Tree Diseases

Even trees get sick, but it isn't hard to heal your tree if you know what the illness is and how to treat it.

Reviving a Dying Yucca Plant

Yucca plants are easy to keep, but without the right care, they can still have problems. Learn how best to help your dying yucca.

Patio Trees Grown in a Container

Add some green with potted trees if you lack a lawn or your garden soil is poor.

Easy Tree Trimming Guide

What to use, how to use it, and when to call a pro.

Propagating a Persimmon Tree - Best Results

Growing a persimmon tree in a garden is something that many people look forward to doing. They provide

The Persimmon Tree Growing Regions

The persimmon tree is a very popular tree that is grown throughout most of the United States. Many people

Diagnose the Pest/Disease Affecting Your Persimmon Tree

A major benefit of a persimmon tree is that they are relatively problem free. There are some diseases

Growing And Taking Care Of A Pear Tree

Growing a pear tree not only gives you a small area of shade in your own yard, it gives you a source

Walnut Tree Growing Tips

A walnut tree can generally be grown from seed without too much trouble. In particular, the black walnut

Persimmon Tree Fertilizing Info

When growing a new persimmon tree, you will want to pay attention to its fertilizer needs. As the tree

Applying Landscape Fabric Around Shrubs

Landscape fabric applied around shrubs provides a natural weed barrier that will last for years. This

Preventing Foxtail Palm Diseases

The foxtail palm tree doesn’t grow well in every area of the country. Colder areas will see more

Removing Dead Limbs From Evergreen Trees

Evergreen trees are also referred to as evergreen conifers. They rarely require trimming, but it may

Harvesting Your Fig Tree

Your fig tree can have two harvesting times during the growing season, in the spring and fall. Usually

Gardenias: Which Varieties Will Grow In Your Area

Gardenias are popular for their beauty and their strong, intoxicating fragrance. There are more than