Tree & Shrub Care

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Mistakes to Avoid when Growing a Linden Tree

The linden tree, or basswood, is a fast-growing tree that is popular with gardeners due to its adaptability

How to Graft a Japanese Maple Tree

A Japanese maple tree is a wonderful ornamental tree that is available in over 400 different varieties.

Mistakes to Avoid when Growing a Maple Tree

A maple tree is one of North America's truly beautiful trees. While it stands tall in the summer with

Linden Tree Care Tips

The linden tree is widely popular for the excellent shade it provides. The tree also has several uses.

Mistakes to Avoid when Growing a Sassafras Tree

The sassafras tree is a source of spices, flavors and texturizers for foods. Sassafras oil was the original

Mistakes to Avoid when Growing a Sycamore Tree

A sycamore tree is one of those trees that has the power to transform your landscape from dull to amazing.

Identifying and Treating Peach Tree Diseases

Here are 4 diseases and what to do about them.

Preventing Insects from Attacking Your Peach Trees

Peach trees are susceptible to insects and other pests that can attack the leaves and fruit of your tree.

Identifying and Treating Lemon Tree Diseases

The lemon tree is perhaps the most popular of citrus fruit trees cultivated the world over. Diseases

How to Make Your Own Tree Guard

A tree guard is a useful installation for protecting shrubs and trees from external, damaging elements.

Tree Trunk Removal Guide

There are various methods for tree trunk removal. While cutting down a tree is not particularly complicated,

Tree Pruning Techniques that Won't Harm the Tree

Within the niche of tree care, tree pruning is among the most basic of tasks. Pruning is an uncomplicated

How to Spot Tree Fungus

A tree fungus is the most common cause of tree death. Fungi that infect a tree can cause it to wilt

Tree Cutting with a Chainsaw 101

Tree cutting by yourself can be a task if you’ve never done it before. Before looking at how to

Proper Tree Removal Techniques

Although sad, tree removal is sometimes necessary to protect the land or buildings. Dying or dead tress

6 Walnut Tree Care Tips

When you have a walnut tree in your landscaping you must take some time to regularly care for it.

6 Sycamore Tree Care Tips

The eastern or American sycamore tree, Platanus occidentalis, is found throughout the United States and in the southernmost part of the Canadian province of Ontario.

Lime Tree Care Guide

The lime tree has become increasingly popular in many home gardens with its delightfully vibrant green

Pest and Disease Control of Your Black Cherry Tree

The black cherry tree is a beautiful plant to have in your backyard, but it is also prone to a number

Identifying and Treating Chestnut Tree Diseases

Chestnuts are sturdy, pest-resistant trees and very few chestnut diseases can cause large-scale damage.

Treating Dogwood Tree Pests

The dogwood tree is an amazing and beautiful, flowering tree. Unfortunately, there are a couple pests

Preventing Pests from Attacking a Ginkgo Tree

The ginkgo tree, also known as the maidenhair fern or the living fossil tree, is a close relation of

Propagate and Establish a Winterberry Clipping

Carol S. The beautiful winterberry, ilex verticillata, adds color to your garden year round with red

Aborvitae: Establishing a Hedge Row

If you want some outdoor privacy, a hedge row of privacy plants like arborvitae can enclose your yard

4 Different Harmful Juniper Tree Diseases

The juniper tree is prone to some rust diseases, as well as diseases that are caused by different types

How to Care for Your Azalea Bonsai

A bonsai tree made from an azalea plant makes an elegant and colorful decoration. As with any plant,

Identifying Mountain Laurel Diseases

Mountain laurel shrubs are generally healthy, but a few diseases can do harm to your shrub. Identify

Preventing Cryptomeria Problems

Cryptomeria (Japanese Cedar) is an ornamental tree that grows up to 50 feet high with a spread of up

Identifying and Treating Serviceberry Diseases

Few serviceberry diseases are known since these shrubs are resistant to most garden pests and infections.

5 Ways To Stop Pests from Attacking Your Hemlock Trees

Hemlock trees are attractive bush-like plants which have proved very popular with amateur gardeners and

What Plants To Companion Plant With A Fuchsia

Fuchsia do well with companion plants whose root systems help hold in moisture and nutrients in the soil.

Treating an Infected Fig Tree

Having an infected fig tree is not an uncommon occurrence. Treating the tree is not always easy, and

Stopping Pests from Attacking Your Spruce Trees

Spruce trees can grow very tall and make, providing a dramatic effect to your landscaping. However, infestations

Mistakes to Avoid when Growing a Serviceberry

The serviceberry is a small bush-like tree that grows in moist and well-drained soil in most parts of

4 Peach Tree Care Tips

Peach trees are great trees to have and grow in your own back yard. You should never just plant one peach

13 Pests and Diseases that Affect a Pecan Tree

Quick repair on cut and damaged limbs is necessary when you grow a pecan tree. Fast action can prevent

Fighting Oak Tree Borers

One of the most common major threats to the health of an oak tree comes from oak tree borers. These pests

Growing Variegated Ivy at Home

Variegated ivy will add color, lines and texture to your garden or landscaping. Ranging shades from white

Identifying and Treating Harmful Dogwood Diseases

The dogwood tree is commonly grown for ornamental purposes, often as a standalone tree. It is popular

How to Get Rid of Poison Oak at Home

If touched, Poison Oak is known to cause severe allergic reactions among humans and animals. Poison oak