Trees and shrubs

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Nasty neighbor?  Noisy neighborhood? Plant trees and shrubs for privacy and to muffle sounds. Learn more at the #proplanttip blog

Almost Everything You Ever Wanted to Know About Privacy Trees and Shrubs |

Learn everything about Privacy Trees and Shrubs here in our Nature Hills Blog post! Start growing your own live privacy screens of your dreams! Read facts here

Good Housekeeping | Hearst

Warmer temps seem to be here to stay; here's how to factor that into your garden and landscape plans.

Milky Way Chinese Dogwood Tree

How to Propagate and Grow 'Milky Way' Chinese Dogwood Trees, Cornus kousa - Mike's Backyard Nursery

Chinese Dogwood trees are really special because they bloom later than most flowering trees and often bloom longer. Here in zones 5 and 6 they don't start blooming until at least June. The blooms open a beautiful mint green in color and then whiten as time goes on.

Fannin Treescaping Around Your Home #landscaping #gardening

Treescaping Around Your Home | Fannin Tree Farm

Shade Trees Plant shade trees to cool your home & conserve energy. Properly placed trees can reduce home energy consumption up to 15% by providing shade for roofs, wall, windows & air conditioners. Shade Trees Can include: Shumard Red Oak Bur Oak Live Oak Cedar Elm Bald Cypress Value Trees Trees strengthen the maturity and marketability of your home by adding 15% – 20% to its value in most cases. Correct placement of trees allows you to celebrate your home’s architecture. Value Trees Can…

Basic tips (and explanations) for keeping trees in the best of health.  After all, it is to our benefit to keep them around on our planet! #treepruning

How to Prune a Tree

Pruning a tree will produce strong, healthy, attractive plants. Discover a tutorial with an illustrated guide to learn how, why and when to prune a tree.

How to plant Emerald Green Arborvitae privacy trees (distance, etc) | Pretty Purple Door

Learn how to plant privacy tree hedges like the emerald green arborvitae along with spacing care and maintenance for your newly planted privacy tree hedge.

Kids exhibit fantastic powers of recall

Identification Charts

Kids exhibit fantastic powers of recall. They can memorize word for word the text from a favorite picture book, or even pick up a second language. On more than one occasion when someone’s name has slipped my mind, I’ve discretely turned to my 3 year old to jolt my memory. The point is, why not take advantage of these absorbent brains with the illustrations we display in their rooms. After all, isn’t that ultimately why we’re attracted to alphabet prints and wall maps.

European Smoke Bush Cotinus Coggygria - 20 Seeds

20 Seeds w/Instructions Cotinus Coggygria is a multiple-branching shrub native from Southern Europe across to China. It grows to 10 - 20 ft tall w

Planting Help | Fairview Gardens

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Ivory Silk Japanese Tree Lilac - Monrovia - Ivory Silk Japanese Tree Lilac

Monrovia's Ivory Silk Japanese Tree Lilac details and information. Learn more about Monrovia plants and best practices for best possible plant performance.

7 Tall and Slender Shrubs for Tight Spaces

Create impact with trees and shrubs in tight garden spaces.

Orange Rocket Barberry - Monrovia - Orange Rocket Barberry

Monrovia's Orange Rocket Barberry details and information. Learn more about Monrovia plants and best practices for best possible plant performance.

Spartan Juniper

The Spartan Juniper is the perfect choice is you are looking for a hardy, tough evergreen that will tolerate a wide range of conditions, from cold to heat and drought as well. It forms an upright column of green that is always attractive and it makes an ideal quick-growing screening plant in even the most exposed conditions, as well as a perfect specimen tree for a vertical accent in the garden. Tough adaptable evergreen for all regions Easily clipped, or left to grow naturally dense…