Tree & Shrub Care

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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

Crabapple Tree Care Instructions

The crabapple tree is a very popular ornamental tree. If you are interested in adding crabapple trees

Plum Tree Care Instructions

Nothing beats savoring a homegrown plum plucked right off plum trees grown in your back yard. These are

Transplant a Juniper Plant in 5 Steps

The juniper plant grows in many locations across the world. Juniper plants are evergreen shrubs commonly

Pinyon Pine Care Basics

Pinyon pine trees are a southwestern variety of evergreen tree. They grow to be between 10 and 30 feet

Cypress Tree Health: Disease and Pest Control

The cypress tree is one of the most ancient tree species. They are known to have a long life span, sometimes

How to Get Your Fruit Trees to Produce More

Gardening in your own back yard is an excellent form of relaxation, and nothing better than fruit trees

How to Grow a Ginkgo Tree

Ginkgo bilobas add an element of style and majesty to your landscape.

How to Grow a Hawthorn Tree

The hawthorn tree is a wonderful addition to the property because it has something to offer almost all

How to Grow a Cranberry Bush

The cranberry bush grows well in colder climates and provides color and fruit to any garden or landscape.

How to Grow and Care for Japanese Maple

The Japanese maple tree is native to Japan, eastern China, Korea and Taiwan. Over the years, this tree

Japanese Maple Container Gardening Guide

There are several smaller cultivars of Japanese maple that do very well in containers. By planting your

How to Grow and Care for a Locust Tree

The locust tree has a reputation as being extremely hardy. It is tolerant of poor soils and grows well

Nectarine Tree Care Instructions

The juicy, sweet fruit of the nectarine tree can be readily enjoyed by home gardeners with a basic understanding

Pine Tree Pests and Disease Control

The pine tree, which is a favorite for Christmas festivities in numerous homes, is susceptible to various

Caring for Your Avocado Tree

There are several things to take into consideration when trying to best care for your avocado tree: placement,

How to Remove Shrubs

Removing even a large shrub can be easy, if you use a truck.

Almond Tree Care Instructions

The almond tree is actually a shrub that blooms seasonal flowers. This type of plant needs minimal maintenance

Fig Tree Care: 3 Tips

Growing your own Fig tree has many advantages, not the least of which is the delicious fruit it bares

Plum Tree Pest and Disease Guide

Many pests and diseases affect plum tree. Plums are a stone fruit, and several diseases can be transferred

Transplanting a Majesty Palm

A majesty palm seeds in the spring and you can propagate the seeds right from the plant. Growing palm

Oak Tree: Pests and Disease Control

The oak tree has always been considered the most majestic of heavy-bark trees. The oak is naturally resistant

How to Save a Split Limb of an Oak Tree

Split oak tree limbs occur with unfortunate frequency during high winds and lightning storms. Before

Caring for a Pine Tree Seedling

The pine tree has a unique beauty and appeal once fully grown. Taking proper care of seedlings goes a

How to Trim Hedges

Hedges comprise of shrubs planted close together in rows to resemble a sort of wall. These can be high

Year-Round Care of a Red Twig Dogwood

A red twig dogwood tree provides beauty and interest to your landscaping all year long. It offers beautiful

How to Harvest Sassafras Roots

The sassafras tree has been one of the most coveted and controversial deciduous plants in North America.

How to Propagate a California Redwood Cutting

Propagating a California Redwood cutting can create a life-long memory of your vacation through the redwoods.