Trees & Shrubs

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Red Maple Tree: Tips on Growing a Sapling

A red maple tree sapling is under two years old.

7 Trees with Non-invasive Roots

They'll fit well into crowded garden growth.

7 Dos and 6 Don'ts of DIY Tree Care

Give your trees the best chance to reach great heights.

What's the Most Useful Tree to Grow in My Yard?

Find the perfect plant before heading to the nursery.

9 Fast-Growing Trees for Privacy

Grow some seclusion the natural way.

11 Trees That Require Little Water

They'll thrive even in arid areas.

5 Easy Shade Trees to Grow

Here are 5 fantastic shade trees for different landscaping situations.

Sassafras Propagation Methods

Growing Sassafras trees isn't very difficult as they are typically a hearty tall species.

Protect Your Young Eastern Redbud from Wind

It's an attractive spring flowering tree.

Making Syrup: Extracting Sap from a Box Elder

It's an ancient process that's still reliable today!

Grow a Box Elder Tree from a Seed

Box elders are prolific seed bearers. Their seeds are distributed in nature by the wind.

Black Cherry Tree: 5 Harvesting Tips

A black cherry tree can be easily harvested.

Eight Plants to Plant Under Trees

Emulate the forest where trees and plants cohabit.

Red Maple Tree: Pest and Disease Guide

The red maple tree is affected by a variety of pests and diseases.

Removing a Dead Limb from an Oak Tree

Removing dead limbs from an oak tree can prolong its life.

How to Shape Hedges: a Guide

The power of design is in your hands, or your tools.

Pruning Trees - Making Cuts

Here are the specific cuts to safely remove branches.

Treating a Butterfly Bush for Pests

Keep your butterfly bush clean and healthy with these anti-pest methods.

Sassafras Tree Pruning Tips

Although sassafras is fairly low maintenance, it does require pruning.

Planting a Kousa Dogwood Tree

These small ornamental trees produce beautiful bloom.

How to Prune a Young Eastern Redbud

Eastern Redbud adds vibrant color to the landscape.