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Pussy Willow (Salix discolor)

Latin: Salix discolor Zones:4-8 Other common names: Pussy Willow Mature Height:  It is a weak-wooded deciduous shrub or small tree growing to 6 m tall, with brown shoots. Soil / Climate: Full sun. Moist, well-drained soil. It is native to the northern forests and wetlands of Canada British Columbia east to Newfoundland and the northeastern contiguous United States,… Read more »

Landscaping for Energy Efficiency: Using Trees to Reduce Heating and Cooling Costs

In an era where energy efficiency is not just desirable but necessary, homeowners are constantly exploring ways to cut down on power usage and reduce their carbon footprint. One often overlooked strategy is the strategic use of landscaping, particularly through the planting of trees. Trees aren’t just aesthetic enhancements; they’re also powerful tools for improving… Read more »