Tree & Shrub Care

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7 Types of Tree Guards Explained

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

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 Protect Tree Trunks from Deer and Other Wildlife

From repellents to fencing, keep deer from destroying trees.

Relocate and Transplant an Oak Tree

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

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.

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.

How to Get Your Magnolias to Bloom

Test your soil and evaluate nutrient levels.

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.

When to Harvest Your Persimmon Tree

Get the most fruitful persimmons from your tree.

Olive Tree Care and Maintenance

With care, this classic tree can thrive for centuries.

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

How to Grow Palm Trees in Your Yard

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

Palm Tree 101

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

Why Aren't Your Fruits Growing?

The 3 factors your trees need to bear fruit.

Patio Trees Grown in a Container

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

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

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

Gardenias: Which Varieties Will Grow In Your Area

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