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Top 5 Trees for Privacy

Are you looking to create a privacy screen? Maybe you’re trying to block out noise, improve air quality, or provide a lush green backdrop for your garden (all of which are great reasons to plant privacy trees). There are many options for privacy trees, based on your needs and desires. Before you invest in privacy […]

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Plant a Rose Bush

One of the world’s most popular flowers, nothing symbolizes love like classically beautiful, graceful roses do. With some basic gardeners’ knowledge and a little TLC, you can grow a rose bush in your own yard and enjoy this beloved flower throughout most of the year. In this blog, we’ll tell you everything you need to […]

What is Apical Dominance?

Plants grow new buds at the tip of each shoot. These are known as the “apical buds.” The apical bud is where new growth and elongation occur. But that’s not all the apical bud does. The apical bud produces a hormone (auxin) that flows through the plant’s vascular system (phloem) down the stem, and inhibits the […]

Curb Appeal: How Trees Can Increase Your Home Value

When you plant trees, you’re not just beautifying your landscape — you’re also investing in your property value anywhere from 7-19% (source);  this study from the University of Michigan states that for every $1 you invest in landscaping your yard, you’ll see a 109% return in home value!   Homes with well-landscaped yards and beautifully-grown […]

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Popular Fig Varieties

There are some 800 species of figs, genus Ficus, but the ones that we grow for the delicious fruits are all varieties of Ficus carica, the common fig.     The edible figs (that is, common figs) do not require cross pollination, so you need only one tree to get fruits. Learn more about why […]

What Plants Produce Berries?

Looking to attract wildlife to your yard, or simply want the beauty of berries in your landscape? We’ve got options! Although berries usually grow on bushes, there are a few trees that yield berries as well. Whether you’re looking for a bush or a tree, here are some of our favorite berry-producing plants.   Oakleaf […]

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Best Small Trees

Looking for small trees for your landscape? Small trees can add distinct beauty and accepts for a stunning, well-designed yard. They also come with the bonus of less maintenance without compromising any beauty. Here are some of our favorite small trees to consider planting in your yard. (If you’re looking specifically for the best trees […]

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Let’s Break it Down: Types of Fertilizer

In the gardening world, there’s a lot of talk about using fertilizer. While it’s widely known that fertilizer is important, many people feel lost when it’s time to fertilize trees. There are many different types of fertilizer (both organic and inorganic), so it can definitely be a confusing and overwhelming topic, as there are many […]

How does planting trees reduce air pollution?

One of the major benefits of planting trees is the accomplished feeling of doing something good for the environment. And with 127 million Americans alone affected by air pollution, we need solutions. We see countless campaigns dedicated to planting trees in areas that have been deforested, and we even celebrate Arbor Day each year — […]

How to Buy Trees Online

Buying trees online is much easier than you might think! If you’ve never shopped online for trees, don’t worry — we’ll tell you everything you need to know about buying trees online in this article. Before we get started, a quick word on the benefits of buying trees online. Not only is it more convenient […]

3 Tips When Taking Care of Trees for the Fall

Fall is a beloved season for many reasons, and one of those is the beauty of fall foliage coming in shades of orange, yellow, and red. But beyond the beauty, did you know that fall is an important season for tree care? Being nestled between summer and winter means that your trees have faced some […]

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The 5 Best Bushes for Gardens

A beautiful garden makes everything about a landscape design better. Have you ever thought about which bushes should you add to your garden? While you may have some favorite flowers on your must-have list, this is a list of bushes that we believe are best for gardens.   Blueberry Bush   The blueberry bush may […]