Tree & Shrub Care

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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

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

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.

Common Pests of the California Redwood

California Redwood or the Sequoia sempervirens belongs to the Taxodiaceae family. Trees of this Family

Red Maple Tree Maintenance: Damaged Limbs

The red maple tree is a beautiful landscape tree and if its limbs become damaged following a storm, you

Redbud Tree Pests and Diseases

The flowering redbud tree, Cercis canadensis, can fall prey to disease and insect pests. Here is how

Growing Habits of the California Redwood

The California redwood is a beautiful, large tree that is famous for its ability to grow to amazing heights.

Red Maple Tree: Pest and Disease Guide

The red maple tree is affected by a variety of pests and diseases. Insects Insects such as the leaf

Birch Tree Pest and Disease Control

The following tips are helpful in pest control and disease management for the birch tree, commonly found

Hardy Fuchsia vs Tender Fuchsia

The amazingly alluring blossoms produced by the fuchsia plant is the main reason why so many gardeners

Deadheading a Fuchsia

Fuchsia plants are best known for their variety and their trailing branches covered in vibrant flowers.

Treating Fuchsia Diseases

There are quite a few diseases that can infect your fuchsia plant, regardless of which kind of fuchsia

Repair a Cracked Black Willow Branch

A cracked branch in a favorite black willow shade tree needs to be investigated fully. Typical causes

How to Remove a Bradford Pear Tree

Bradford pear trees are very tenacious and can be difficult to remove. Sometimes they just become too

Tips for Saving an Oak Tree Struck by Lightning

It is hard to predict just how much damage lightning will do to an oak tree. The outward damage is obvious,

Mesquite Tree Care and Pest Control

Mesquite trees are plants that grow in the southern United States and Mexico. They are hardy, drought

Mend a Split Trunk of a Bradford Pear Tree

The Bradford pear tree is an excellent shade plant known for its near perfect shape. This perfection

How to Replant a Young Uprooted Oak Tree

Replanting an uprooted oak tree is often more difficult than simply planting one from scratch. It is