Rather than having leaves carted away by the town, consider using leaves in a compost pile or turning them into valuable mulch.
A transplanted tree with survive and thrive if the proper steps are taken before, during and after the operation.
Transplanting a larger tree is best done with a ball of soil -- or root ball -- to protect the roots and ensure a successful move.
Proper planting a caring of trees on the property can result in a beautiful and cultivated woodland effect.
Certain trees need proper spacing for healthy growth. Intentional tight grouping of trees will change growth patterns but can also create an effective windbreak.
Incorrect pruning techniques can leave a tree vulnerable to long-term decay. By following a few basic pruning steps a tree can enjoy healthy, shapely growth.
Trees provide natural cooling and air purification with little investment or maintenance needed.
The rhododendron is a staple in household gardens all over the States. Proper placement, pruning and care for this stunning shrub will ensure many healthy years of beautiful blooms.
With early training and proper pruning, certain species of small trees can double as shrubs.
Hedges require proper pruning to maintain the desired height and shape. Not all hedges grow the same, so match the hedge to its pruning needs for a well-groomed yard and garden.