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12 Fast-growing Trees to Quickly Update Your Landscape

12 Fast-growing Trees to Quickly Update Your Landscape

Whether you’re planting a new landscape or replacing a tree that was lost to natural causes, we’ve got tips for selecting and nurturing fast-growing trees.
How to Improve Sandy Soil to Grow Healthier Plants

How to Improve Sandy Soil to Grow Healthier Plants

Tips on how to improve sandy soil for better moisture retention and healthier plants.
Foundation Planting Ideas to Transform Your Home’s Curb Appeal

Foundation Planting Ideas to Transform Your Home’s Curb Appeal

Find the perfect plants to design a foundation planting around your home that enhances the landscape and complements your personal style.
Trees with Beautiful Bark

Trees with Beautiful Bark

Cold weather leaves many trees simply looking bare, but these trees with beautiful bark can enhance the appearance of your winter landscape for decades to come. Beautiful bark comes in many forms; smooth, shaggy, peeling, colorful, or a combination of several!
How to Care for Italian Stone Pine

How to Care for Italian Stone Pine

Italian stone pine is a popular potted ornamental tree, especially during the winter holidays. Learn how to care for Italian stone pine indoors and outdoors.
Tips for Apple Harvest and Apple Storage

Tips for Apple Harvest and Apple Storage

Homegrown apples are delicious if picked at the right time and kept in good storage conditions. Here's how to harvest your apples to enjoy them at their best.
Invasive species in the U.S. – 5 Insect Pests That Damage Trees

Invasive species in the U.S. – 5 Insect Pests That Damage Trees

There are many invasive insect species in the U.S. that damage trees. Their impacts are widespread. Let's look at five of the most destructive of these pests, the damage they do and what, if anything, we can do to stop them.
Trees for Pots

Trees for Pots

Trees in pots are a great solution for frustrated gardeners with small growing spaces and big dreams of a lush and shady landscape.
6 Signs of Potentially Hazardous Trees

6 Signs of Potentially Hazardous Trees

Find out what symptoms show a tree might be a safety hazard. Checking the trees in your yard means you have a better chance of preserving them.
How to Plant a Tree

How to Plant a Tree

Learn how to plant a tree with these illustrated steps.
Top 10 Trees and Shrubs for Great Autumn Color

Top 10 Trees and Shrubs for Great Autumn Color

A choice selection of easy-care trees and shrubs that will add brilliant color to your landscape through the autumn season.
Fall Planting of Trees and Shrubs

Fall Planting of Trees and Shrubs

Fall is the perfect time for planting trees and shrubs!
frost map with dates

Frost Map with Dates

USDA zone finder with zip code search and maps

USDA Zone Finder

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Plant Library

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