Tips on Putting Your Garden to Bed

How you treat your garden now will affect how thrives in the future. As seasonal changes and colder weather settle in, it is time to think about how to prepare your garden for seasonal changes. Below are some tips on putting your garden to bed for the season: Remove Debris to Prevent Pests Pests and… Read more »

Plan Accordingly When Planting Trees

Although the best time for planting trees is late winter or early spring, many people plant trees in autumn. As we near the end of August, the temperature will begin to cool and our thoughts will focus on preparing our kids for back to school, the seemingly endless parade of holidays and doing last minute… Read more »

Choosing the Correct Shrub

Choosing the correct shrub for your yard starts with deciding on function and then moves to deciding between forms. There are a few reasons to install shrubbery in your yard. Obviously, there is great aesthetic value, whether you’ve got your heart settled on a deciduous or coniferous variety. However, your options can be narrowed down… Read more »

The Benefits of Having Outdoor Plants Around Your Home

As a homeowner, it’s important that your home and landscape presents itself as a welcoming and naturally beautiful environment. If you have natural vegetation around your home, you’re already off to a good start, but this doesn’t mean you can let your guard down. Landscaping takes time and effort to keep everything maintained, and sometimes,… Read more »

Benefits of Planting Bare Root Trees and Shrubs

Are you in the market for some new trees for your property? Bare root trees might be your best option. Bare root trees are dug up and then sold without any soil surrounding their roots. What’s more, there are many advantages that come along with planting them in the ground. There are plenty of advantages… Read more »

Trees to Plant for a Shady Environment

Looking for new plantings for a shady plot of land? Unfortunately, not all tree species will flourish if they don’t receive direct sunlight each day. That’s why its typically a good idea to select shade-tolerant species for these locations. Check out just a few of the tree species that thrive in low-light environments below! Hemlock… Read more »

Create Container Gardens to Decorate Your Home or Business

Flowers, shrubs and ferns can be planted in just about anything. Although they’re ideally found in luxurious garden beds tucked under a blanket of mulch or soil, they’re also used for other things such as pots, hanging baskets, window baskets, wheel barrows and anything else you decide to get creative with. One great way to… Read more »

Types of Trees that Survive a Dry Site

When most people think about trees and plants and how they survive, the first thing that comes to mind is that they need water to grow and thrive. Those people are not wrong. Trees are more likely to survive when they have plenty of sunshine and natural rainfall. Unfortunately, this ideal situation is not always… Read more »

What Plants Grow Naturally in Your Backyard?

Many landscaping enthusiasts, especially those who may be undertaking a personal project for the first time, often get really excited at the prospect of using a wide array of flora and fauna available through nurseries and elsewhere. With the Internet as a resource, it’s easy to get carried away with the incredible variety of intriguing… Read more »

How Planting Trees Can Reduce Your Carbon Footprint

Given the current state of our planet, it is important to conserve energy and reduce waste anywhere possible. Energy produced from non-renewable sources, can lead to air pollution which negatively impacts our health and the health of Earth.  There are many ways to combat this issue and it is important to be aware of the… Read more »

Trees Making Their Way to Indoor Spaces

It’s an interesting concept having trees in an indoor space. From offices to residential living, trees are making their way to the interior of buildings for several different reasons. We may think of this concept as somewhat weird and unusual because it is, but it may be somewhat normal in the near future. We always… Read more »