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landscaping around trees

Landscaping Around Trees

While we may be accustomed to seeing trees standing all by themselves in yards across neighborhoods, itā€™s actually better tree care to grow other plants and flowers around trees. But how many of us actually consider how to landscape trees when we create our yard design? Not many at all! Most people donā€™t even know […]

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Best Front Yard Trees

Choosing the right trees for your yard is important because itā€™s a long-term decision. Given the long lives of trees, you should make sure you understand the purpose you want your front yard trees to serve, as well as the details of the trees you choose. For example, you need to know the treeā€™s size, […]

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Where Should I Plant a Thuja Green Giant

ThujaĀ ‘Green Giant’ is a hybrid between the American native, western red cedar (Thuja plicata),Ā andĀ the Asian native, JapaneseĀ arborvitae (T. standishii). It was discovered in 1935 growing in a seedling bed in Denmark where they had been growing both parent species. Green Giant was introduced to the United StatesĀ at the National Arboretum in 1965. Thuja ā€˜Green Giantā€™ […]