Trees & Shrubs

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Tips for Pruning a Hypericum

Proper pruning is key to prolific blossoms.

How to Transplant a Palm Tree

Before you bring a new tree to your yard, pick out a spot that receives full sun.

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.

Eight Plants to Plant Under Trees

Emulate the forest where trees and plants cohabit.

Common Spirea Growing Mistakes to Avoid

Too much food, water, or shade will hurt your spirea.

How to Get Your Magnolias to Bloom

Test your soil and evaluate nutrient levels.

Mistakes to Avoid when Growing a Hemlock Tree

Give your hemlock the best growing conditions possible.

Identifying and Treating Beech Tree Diseases

Fungal diseases can sicken and even kill your beech trees.

How to Espalier Trees

Maximize space and fruit yield with this beautiful approach.

Relocate and Transplant an Oak Tree

Keep it safe, root and branch.

The Best Trees to Plant Near a House

Pick plants that will grow safely and elegantly.

Growing a Chestnut Tree from Seed

Start with a seed, end with a tree.

10 Birds You Want in Your Orchard (And How to Keep Away the Ones You Don’t)

Many birds will help protect your fruit trees from insects.

Trees You Shouldn't Plant Near Houses

Keep these problematic trees at a distance.