Tree & Shrub Care

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How to Make Maple Syrup

Harvest it from your trees or whip up a substitute!

How to Combat Blight on Trees

Disease will spread quickly if it’s not treated right away.

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.

Relocate and Transplant an Oak Tree

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

How to Protect Tree Trunks from Deer and Other Wildlife

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

Caring for an Arborvitae Tree

Have a healthy and lush plant that lasts for years.

How to Plant and Care for a Cypress Tree

Use a cypress tree to decorate a low-lying area. This type of tree is well known for growing in areas that are too wet for other trees, earning them the label as the unofficial tree of swamps and bogs.

How to Save a Leaning Arborvitae

Keep your natural fences looking fit.

How to Save a Dying Arborvitae Tree

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

Treating Common Arborvitae Diseases

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

Hickory Tree Care and Maintenance

Hickory is often used to make bats and ax handles.

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.

How to Prune an Arborvitae

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

Propagate a Fig Tree From a Cutting

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

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.

Growing a Chestnut Tree from Seed

Remember and follow these six steps.

6 Mistakes to Avoid When Growing Arborvitae

Read this article for advice on mistakes to avoid.

How to Shape Hedges: a Guide

The power of design is in your hands, or your tools.

Repair a Damaged River Birch

River birch trees are known for bright white-gray bark.

10 Superbly Satisfying Summer Flowering Shrubs

Flowering shrubs can provide a rainbow of color.

How to Transplant a Golden Raintree

The Golden Raintree is an exotic flowering tree.

Identifying and Treating Beech Tree Diseases

Fungal diseases can sicken and even kill your beech trees.

How to Get Your Magnolias to Bloom

Test your soil and evaluate nutrient levels.

Answers to Tree Removal Questions

We have the answers to your pressing tree removal questions.

Mistakes to Avoid when Growing a Beech Tree

If you want more shade in your yard a beech tree is an excellent choice.

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.

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.

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

Mistakes to Avoid When Growing a Ginkgo Tree

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

How to Grow Palm Trees in Your Yard

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

7 Types of Tree Guards Explained

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

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.

Why Aren't Your Fruits Growing?

The 3 factors your trees need to bear fruit.