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How To Successfully Plant And Grow Dwarf Japanese Maple Trees

Nothing adds a little pizazz to a landscape like a beautiful dwarf Japanese maple tree. The tree’s compact growth, combined with its crooked, rambling branches deliver big interest, even in the dead of winter when the leaves are long gone. And it only gets better when its wispy, airy foliage comes to life in the …

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Watering Newly Planted Trees – How To Keep Young Trees Healthy!

How and when you water newly planted trees plays a huge role in not only a tree’s survival, but its long-term health as well. The first few years of a tree’s life are critical in building and establishing a strong, healthy root system. A tree’s roots, much like any plant, are its major lifeline. Not …

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3 Trees To Avoid Planting In Your Yard And Landscape – And Why!

Today’s This Is My Garden article takes a look a close look at 3 tree varieties, that although still quite popular among homeowners, should avoid being planted for the long-term damage, headaches, and issues they cause. Nothing adds lasting beauty, protective shade and life to a landscape like trees do. But one thing is for …

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Planting Dwarf Pear Trees – 3 Great Trees To Fit Almost Any Landscape!

Planting a few dwarf pear trees is a great way to add perennial fruit to your landscape. Especially when space is a big concern! Pears are one of the easiest and hardiest of fruit tree to plant. And one of the most productive. But for many fruit trees, it can sometimes be tough finding enough …

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How To Plant Fruit Trees – And Why Fall Is The Best Time To Plant!

When it comes to planting fruit trees, there is no better time than fall for putting them in the ground! Although fruit trees can be planted at any point throughout a growing season, autumn provides numerous advantages versus spring and summer. Why Fall Is The Time To Plant Fruit Trees A fall planting allows just …

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How To Prune Fruit Trees In The Winter – 4 Simple Steps To Success

Wintertime is the ideal time to prune fruit trees.  Although fruit trees can be pruned in the spring and summer as well, wintertime is actually the perfect time. In winter, trees are in a stage of dormancy. During this time, there is little to zero stress when trees are cut back. And to boot, without …

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4 Big Keys To Planting Trees Successfully This Fall!

There is simply no better time to plant trees than in the cool, crisp air of autumn. Whether dealing with fruit, nut, shade or ornamental trees, fall planting gives a tree’s root structure time to gently acclimate to the soil before going dormant for the winter. Although trees can be planted nearly anytime the ground …

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Dogwood Trees – Top Tips For Planting And Maintaining!

Nothing quite says Spring is here like dogwood trees blooming! Dogwood trees are well-known and revered for their beautiful pink, white or reddish blooms in early to mid-spring. The blooms can last for up to 3 or 4 weeks, signaling the start of the summer is just around the corner. Their showy blooms give way …

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3 Excellent Shade Trees For Your Home Landscape. Faster Growing, And Strong!

Nothing quite completes a home beautiful home landscape like a few properly placed shade trees. Shade trees are an excellent way to add lasting color and texture to your home. In addition, they provide much-needed protection from the scorching hot rays of the sun. A well placed tree or set of trees can keep a house, patio …

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