Tree & Shrub Care

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Oak Tree Repair: Root Damage During Construction

If there is construction going on around your oak tree, there is a good chance it could damage the tree's

Mend an Oak Tree: Rot, Bruises and Peeling

Like all trees, oak trees are susceptible to a variety of ailments. Use the following guide to see what

Estimating Tree Removal Cost

Estimating tree removal costs requires a little basic information about the tree. It is also useful to

How to Deadhead a Gardenia

Gardenias are quite popular in the southern parts of the United States and are known for their jasmine-like

Treating Gardenia Diseases

The gardenia bush is a sweet smelling addition to any garden. However, they suffer from a number of diseases

Companion Plants to Complement Your Gardenias

Gardenias are evergreen shrubs with dark green waxy leaves with very fragrant blooms. A popular single

How to Plant a Common Purple Lilac

The purple lilac is the scent of spring. This flowering shrub can live up to 50 years. The purple lilac

Protect Your Young Eastern Redbud from Wind

The eastern redbud tree is an attractive spring flowering tree which produces bright purple/pink flowers

Grow a Dawn Redwood from a Seed

The Dawn Redwood is a majestic tree, but notoriously difficult to grow—so difficult, in fact, that

Plant and Grow a Forest Pansy Seed

The Forest Pansy, also known as the Judas tree, is a small flowering tree suitable for lawns and gardens;

How to Plant a Young Elm Tree

The elm tree is among the most popular species of shade tree in America. After acquiring a young elm

Propagate a Dawn Redwood Tree

Known for their ability to attract wildlife, Dawn Redwood trees are an excellent choice if you want to

Transplant a Common Purple Lilac Bush

Purple lilac bushes are an excellent flowering shrub that add a beautiful aroma to your garden. The following

Transplant a Dawn Redwood

The dawn redwood is a coniferous tree that sheds its needles in the fall. This tree, which can grow to

River Birch Tree Propagation

River Birch trees (Betula Nigra) are native to the eastern United States. These trees are usually found

Helpful Tips on Pruning a Golden Raintree

Flowering trees, like the Golden Raintree, don't need regular pruning once they're established. The Golden

Propagation of a Golden Raintree

The Golden Raintree produces beautiful yellow flower spikes. These spikes have a full and deep fragrance.

Repair a Damaged Hackberry Tree

A hackberry, also referred to as Celtis, is a deciduous tree found in southern and central North America.

Transplant a Hackberry Tree

Hackberry (Celtis occidentalis) is a popular shade tree found in Midwestern America. It grows fast and

Grow a Pecan Tree from a Seed

You should only plant a pecan tree from a seed if you love a challenge. Squirrels, storms and mother

Tips on Starting a Chinese Chestnut Tree Farm

The Chinese Chestnut (Castanea mollissima) is a medium-sized shade tree that bears nutritious nuts and

Tricks to Germinating Winterberry Seeds

Getting winterberry seeds to grow can be tricky if you don’t know how to properly germinate them.

Manage Your Sprawling Winterberry

Trim your winterberry or Ilex verticillata bush to improve its health and appearance. The best time to

6 Ways to Maintain a Yucca

Yucca are amazingly drought-resistant perennial plants whose waxy white flowers bloom in late summer

Treating Diseases that Harm Your Weigela

While healthy weigela shrubs are resistant to most diseases, there are a few that can have severe negative

Transplant a Winterberry Bush

A winterberry holly bush is not your typical Christmas holly. It is a wetland shrub that actually loses

Maintaining Your Mountain Laurel Shrubs

Mountain laurel shrubs are one of the better known flowering shrubs whose flowers have a stunning and

Recognizing Diseases that Harm Your Forsythias

Forsythias are remarkably robust plants and are immune to most diseases. However, while there are one

6 Ways to Care for Your Hypericum

Hypericum is one of those low shrubs that can practicaly take care of itself. It has few pests that bother

Treating Hypericum Diseases

Hypericum is a very disease resistant plant and generally suffers from few hypericum diseases. Root

Maintaining Your Boxwood Shrubs

When it comes to hedging, boxwood shrubs are one of the most popular choices in landscaping. The dense,

Treating Diseases that Harm Your Boxwoods

There are several diseases that can harm your boxwood. Most are fungi that attack the roots or leaves

Stopping Insects from Attacking Your Holly Trees

Holly trees with their uniquely shaped leaves and bright red berries remind many of Christmas. They have

Acacia Tree Care Tips

The Acacia tree is an exotic tree with feathery, finely divided leaflets. Its stems are sharp and long

Protecting Your Acacia Tree from Pests

The Acacia tree, which belongs to Fabaceae family of plants, is quite vulnerable to pests and hence demands

Mistakes to Avoid when Growing a Dogwood Tree

A flowering dogwood tree is a striking landscape feature. When growing a dogwood tree, avoid making

Caring for Dogwood Trees

Dogwood trees are native to the United States and Asia, five species of which are flowering. Their red,

Identifying and Treating Sumac Diseases

Sumac plants are members of the Rhus family. Not many sumac diseases are known since these plants are

Sumac Tree Care Tips

Sumac is the common name for the 250 species that belong to the genus Rhus. Sumac trees are native to

Mistakes to Avoid when Growing a Flowering Quince

Flowering quince shrubs and trees make colorful additions to the garden landscape when planted properly.