Planting Trees & Shrubs

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7 Fast-Growing Shade Trees

Add beauty, shade, and cooler temperatures to your yard by choosing the right trees

Fall Planting: Time for Trees and Shrubs

Don't fall for the spring hype. Planting trees and shrubs in autumn has some unforeseen benefits.

12 Fast-Growing Trees

If you like instant gratification, these trees are for you!

5 Easy Shade Trees to Grow

Here are 5 fantastic shade trees for different landscaping situations.

Small Trees for the Urban Homestead

Bring a little green into your personal cityscape.

How to Use Ginkgo Leaf for Health Benefits

Ginkgo leaf is a popular herbal medicine.

Arborvitae Transplanting Tips

Arborvitae trees are native to North America and eastern Asia.

Planting and Growing a Sumac

There are 250 species in the genus of the flowering plant Rhus, or sumac.

How to Transplant a Palm Tree

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

Transplanting a Lemon Tree

Looking to move your lemon tree? Read this.

Transplanting a Magnolia Tree

A beautiful, healthy Magnolia tree is in your way? Here's how to move it.

Tips for Transplanting a Forsythia

Forsythia is one of those hardy plants that will take all the punishment you can give and then come back for more.

The Best Time for Transplanting Trees

When should you transplant your trees?

Low-Maintenance Trees and Shrubs for the Landscape

Spruce up your landscape with trees and shrubs that are easy to maintain.

Japanese Boxwoods vs. Common Boxwoods

Read this to help decide whether to use Japanese Boxwood or Common Boxwood.

Good Landscape Design and the Proper Placement of Trees

For the majority of landscapes, trees will be the most visible, and certainly the largest, elements of

Choosing and Planting Your Woody Landscape Plants

So you've made up your mind to truly enjoy your garden, to make your little bit of ground come alive

How to Safely Remove Dead Palm Tree Fronds

Don't let dead fronds ruin the look or your palms. Trim them away by following these steps.

How to Start Cypress Trees From Seeds

While it's quicker to grow cypress trees from cuttings, with a bit of patience, you can grow them from seeds, too.

How to Brace Your Unestablished Palm Tree

Help your new tree build a strong foundation.

Apple Trees: Where and How to Plant

There's no apple more delicious that an apple off your own tree.

Tree Planting - Maintenance

The 5 things you need to keep your new tree happy.

Tree Planting - Placement of Trees

3 things to help find the best spot for your new tree.

Tree Planting - Pruning

Usually, pruning is not needed on newly planted trees. As the tree grows, lower branches may be pruned

Easy-Care Popular Flowering Shrubs

Different flowering shrubs need different care. Read on to discover more about some of the most popular flowering shrubs and how to care for them.

Tree Planting - How to Plant Your Trees

A properly planted and maintained tree will grow faster and live longer than one that is incorrectly

Tree Planting - Introduction

The 8 questions to answer before you plant a tree.

How to Plant an Oak Tree

With the proper care, your oak could live to be 500 years old!

Guide to Planting Crepe Myrtle

Plant crepe myrtle for its fast-growing, multi-stemmed, colorful charm.

A Dozen of the Easiest Flowering Trees to Grow

Flowering trees are colorful and fragrant and a wonderful addition to any yard. Here are some of the simplest to grow.

Harvesting Yuca Root

Yuca roots, originating in the tropics of South America, have multiple cooking uses from tapioca to stews, and they are easy to harvest.

Tips for Growing Wine & Roses Weigela

If you want a vibrant garden that will attract plenty of butterflies and hummingbirds, consider adding this shrub.

Information About Buckeye Nuts

Did you know that these nuts you might find on the ground every fall actually have some uses?

4 Different Varieties of Arborvitae

Figure out which of these common arborvitae species is best for your yard.

12 Plants to Use for a Privacy Hedge

Check out which plants are most popular for growing an attractive and practical privacy hedge.

Identifying Different Varieties of Hypericum

Read this article for advice on hypericum.

How to Grow Christmas Trees

Wanna take Christmas into your own hands? Grow your own tree!

Growing Bamboo for Privacy

Create a living fence in 6 easy steps.

The Persimmon Tree: [4] Unique Species

The Persimmon tree is a deciduous tree that will go dormant during the winter months. It is mostly common

Growing Crown Vetch

Crown vetch is a ground cover plant that is excellent at slowing or stopping soil erosion. It is also

Plant and Establish Azaleas in Your Yard

Azaleas are shrubs that bloom in the spring. They come in many varieties and colors are the same genus

Considering a Horse Chestnut Tree?

The horse chestnut tree or Aesculus hippocastanum, are flowering trees much like a buckeye tree. They

Is it Too Late to Transplant Your Persimmon Tree

The persimmon tree is a very attractive tree that is popular in Asia and the United States. The Japanese

Selecting The Right Location For Your Azeleas

Azaleas are a beautiful flower and a lovely addition to any yard. The key is to plant them in the right

Will A Palm Tree Grow In My Climate?

One of the common misconception of the palm tree is that they can only grow in tropical areas. There