Selling Trees on Your Land for LumberIf you own acres or even a larger residential lot you may have trees that you would like to have removed and be able to sell for the lumber. This is a page about selling trees on your land for lumber.
Getting Rid of a Sweetgum Tree?This is a page about getting rid of a sweetgum tree. Removing a tree from your garden may require special tools or professional assistance.
Growing an Osage Orange Tree "Hedge Apple"?This is a page about growing an Osage orange tree "hedge apple". The Osage Orange tree is a native to the Red River Valley of Oklahoma and Texas. They were used as living fences by early settlers. It is often grown today as an ornamental in home landscapes.
Saving a Split Tree?This is a page about saving a split tree. Storms and heavy branches can cause a tree to split. Sometimes there are ways to repair the damage to keep the tree alive.
Getting Seeds From Pine ConesGrow your own pine tree from seed and make the world a greener place. This page is about how to harvest pine seeds (also known as pine nuts) from the pine cone for planting.
Alberta Spruce Tree Turning BrownThere are several possible causes for the browning of an Alberta Spruce tree. This is a page about an Alberta spruce tree turning brown.
When Are Figs Ripe?I have a fig tree that I planted 3 summers ago. It has grown well and is now about 7 feet tall. We have let 4 main shoots remain and cut back the others. We bought it at a flea market and I do not know what kind of fig it is.
Preventing a Sweetgum Tree From Making BallsSweetgum trees are a fall beauty with their variegated colorful leaves. However, for many homeowner's this display does not make up for the deluge of spiny seed pods that litter their yard. This is a page about preventing a sweetgum tree from making balls.
Transplanting a Weeping Willow Tree?This page is about transplanting a weeping willow tree. Weeping willow starts readily grow from the base of the plant and root quite easily.
Leaves Falling Off a Crepe Myrtle Tree EarlyThis is a page about leaves falling off a crepe myrtle tree early. Early leaf drop can indicate a number of concerns regarding your tree return to good health. Determining the cause is the first step in helping your tree.
Pecan Trees With Rotten PecansPecan trees are susceptible to weevil infestations and fungal diseases. Too much rain can be the cause of the fungal issues. This is a page about pecan trees with rotten pecans.
Overwintering a Potted Weeping Willow?This is a page about overwintering a potted weeping willow. As with many potted plants, bringing them indoors is the best way to overwinter them in cold climates. Potted plants are particularly vulnerable to freezing weather because they lack the insulation from the soil that plants in the ground have.
Preparing Your Trees for WinterThis is a page about preparing your trees for winter. Preparing your trees before the winter will not only protect them from frost but also boost their health for the next growing season.
Getting Rid of a Tree StumpThis is a page about getting rid of a tree stump. You have the tree cut down, now comes the harder part, getting rid of the tree stump.
Growing and Caring for Mayhaw Trees?This page is about growing and caring for Mayhaw trees.Growing best in wetlands, this southern, indigenous hawthorne has tart, red berries used to make jelly and jam.
Tips of Avocado Tree Branches Turning Black?Avacado trees can be easy to grow but they can sometimes have problems. This page has advice about the tips of an avocado tree branches turning black.
Sap Dripping From a Tree?Sap can begin dripping from a tree for a number of reasons, including bug infestations. To stop the flow you will need to determine the cause. This is a page about sap dripping from a tree.
Growing Oak Trees From AcornsThis is a page about how to grow oak trees from acorns. Starting an oak tree from an acorn is fun and easy to do.
Norfolk Pine Needles Turning BrownThis is a page about Norfolk pine needles turning brown. It is common to see Norfolk pines for sale in the winter, but for many people these beautiful trees turn brown rather quickly.
Caring for a Norfolk PineNorfolk pine or Araucaria heterophylla are originally from a small island near New Zealand. They are a popular houseplant. Proper care can keep these elegant living Christmas trees healthy for years to come.
Saving Money on Tree RemovalThis is a page to saving money on tree removal. Removing trees yourself is not always an option. However, it can be very expensive to have someone come do it for you.
Growing a Blue Pine?I went to visit my Son in Illinois last year. I purchased a Blue pine tree (small potted). I set it out in my yard when I returned. It hasn't grown much and it has turned green. Any suggestions on how to get it to grow and get it's blue color back? I live in Alabama and the climate here is warmer.
Which Varieties of Maple Trees Produce Sap for Making Syrup?The sugar maple, red maple, and black maple trees are the source of the sap that is used to make delicious maple syrup. This is a page about which varieties of maple trees produce sap for making syrup?
How Far Apart to Plant Willow Trees?Could someone give me advice on how far apart I should plant willows? Thanks for your time.
Growing Mimosa TreesMimosa trees, also known as silk trees, originated in China. They grow easily in many areas and are even sometimes considered a weed. They are a medium sized tree that produces a lot of shade. This is a page about growing Mimosa trees.
Holly Tree With Yellow Leaves and Black Spots?What is causing black spots and yellow leaves on my holly tree?
Dogwood with Seed Pods?I have a wild dogwood tree in my yard. The leaves are turning a lovely red and there is what looks like a cluster of seed pods on some of the branches. I've never seen this before. What are they?
Weeping Cherry Tree Not FloweringWhen ornamental flowering trees fail to flower it can be very frustrating. This is a page about weeping cherry tree not flowering.
What is This Plant? Empress or Princess Tree (Paulownia tomentosa)The Empress (or Princess) tree is native to China and produces beautiful, large fragrant, purple flowers. This page identifies and provides information about the Princess Tree (Paulownia tomentosa).
Redbud Tree Doesn't Bud?I have two redbud trees that were purchased at a Home Depot in May of 2002. The trees have always appeared to be healthy but have NEVER had the beautiful reddish-purple blooms! (The blooms are why I wanted the trees!)
Maple Tree Losing Its Leaves Early?Maple leaves turning color is a sign of the arrival of autumn. However, if your maple's leaves are turning early, it may be a sign of distress. This is a page about maple tree losing its leaves early.
Growing Pecan TreesThis is a page about growing pecan trees. Love pecans and live in a warm climate? You might want to consider planting a pecan tree in your garden.
Starting A Pecan Tree From SeedNature always seems to find a way to continue even without our help. Read a fun and interesting description of the birth of a new pecan tree inside a bucket of harvested nuts.
Crepe Myrtle Leaves Turning Brown?If the leaves on your crepe myrtles are turning brown you will need to do some sleuthing to determine the cause. A cold snap may be the culprit. Too little water in the summer is another cause. For potted trees, check soil moisture. Many nursery plants are root bound. Consider replanting. Quick attention when you crepe myrtle leaves start to turn brown generally can save your tree or shrub.
Boo! (Tree)This is a picture of a decaying tree but it looks like the face of a ghost! Just in time for Halloween!
Identifying a TreeIdentifying a tree, whether on your property or one you have seen on a walk, requires some research. Trees can be identified by their shape, leaf or needle structure, fall colors, fruit, bark, and other physical characteristics. Some suggestions are offered on this page.
Saving a Tree with a Broken Main Trunk?Saving a tree with a broken main trunk may be possible. The rotting portion can be removed and the the cut sealed. However, this is not always successful and sometimes the tree must be cut down.
Growing a Tabebuia Tree?The tabebuia tree or shrub is native to the American tropics and subtropics from Mexico and the Caribbean as far south as Argentina. Most of the species are from Cuba and Hispaniola. They are evergreen in the tropics and deciduous in dry climates. Sometimes called a trumpet tree they are known for their trumpet shaped flowers that can be yellow, pink, and a lavender pink in color.
The Significance or Meaning of a Japanese MapleI actually found out a tree story about my brother and his new wife. I guess her grandparents got a tree for one of their wedding gifts and it was a Japanese Maple so wherever they moved to they would dig up the tree and take it with them. So, I thought that might be a good idea.
Planting a Desert Vegetable Garden?Many vegetables such as tomatoes, squash, and peppers grow well in the desert heat. You will be able to grow more types of veggies by planting earlier in the year to avoid the summer heat. Choose a good location, water appropriately, and mulch as needed. This is a page about planting a desert vegetable garden.
What Kind of Tree is This?It can be difficult to identify trees. Take photos of the tree to your local garden nursery can be really helpful. Make sure to include up close photos of its leaves, flowers, etc.
Problems With A Sweet Gum Tree?Many yards contain sweet gum trees and they can have issues with pests and disease. This page contains advice about problems with a sweet gum tree.
Starting a Mango Tree from a SeedIf you live in a tropical climate, a mango tree might be a good addition to your garden. This is a page about starting a mango tree from a seed.
Growing HawthornThis tree is native to Europe, North Africa, the Mediterranean, and Western Asia. It produces fragrant flowers in May. The hawthorn is considered sacred in parts of the middle east because legend has it that the crown of thorns mentioned in the New Testament was fashioned from this tree. The hawthorn has known medicinal and culinary uses. This is a page about growing hawthorn.
Fast Growing Evergreen TreesNot all evergreen trees fit into the category of fast growing. This page offers some good choices for this type of tree. This is a page about fast growing evergreen trees.
Selling Poplar Trees for Lumber?This is a page about selling poplar trees for lumber. If you have poplar trees on your property that you are looking to sell, here is some helpful information about how to do that.
Growing Mimosa Trees in New Hampshire?Mimosa trees originated in the tropics, but grow well up through many moderate climates as well. Growing mimosa trees in New Hampshire may be difficult with the long winters, but it can be done if proper care is taken.
Weeping Cherry Has Small LeavesSometimes when a new tree is planted it can suffer transplant shock which can effect overall growth including leaf size. It should start to show signs of improvement after it settles in. This is a page about weeping cherry has small leaves.
Saving My Weeping Cherry TreeThese beautiful ornamentals are subject to damage and neglect that can put them in danger of dying. This is a page about saving my weeping cherry tree.
Weeping Cherry Tree Has Brown LeavesWhen the leaves on an ornamental tree begin to turn brown, it is time to determine the cause before you lose the tree. This is a page about weeping cherry tree has brown leaves.
Problems Growing Pine Trees?Pine trees are often easy to grow but some pines can be prone to disease or not drought tolerant. This is a page about problems growing pine trees.
What is This Plant? Plumeria (Frangipani)The plumeria is a flowering tropical tree like plant. The flowers are fragrant and open quite widely, displaying five petals. This is a page about, "What Is This Plant" Plumeria (Frangipani).
Planting Red Maple Seeds in a Hot Climate?Attempting to grow seeds from trees or other plants not typically suited to your environment may prove to be disappointing. This is a page about planting red maple seeds in a hot climate.
Growing Chinese CucumbersThis is a page about growing Chinese cucumbers. There are several different varieties of cucumbers you can choose from to grow in your garden.
Removing Tree Suckers And Water SproutsThis is a page about removing tree suckers and water sprouts. If not removed quickly and correctly, tree suckers and water spouts can impair the growth of you tree.
Something is Eating the Leaves on a Weeping...This is a page about something is eating the leaves on a weeping cherry. Identifying what type of insect that is eating the leaves on your ornamental tree is the first step toward treatment.
Dealing With Exposed Tree Roots?This is a page about dealing with exposed tree roots. Some trees naturally develop exposed roots over time. Dealing with tree roots in the lawn or deciding how to landscape around the roots can be something you want to research to reduce damage to your tree.
Shade Tree Recommendations?This is a page about shade tree recommendations. Shade trees can not only bring much needed shade on hot Summer day, they can also add value and attractiveness to your home.
Giving Away Poplar Trees for Lumber?I am looking for someone in the Chandler, Arizona area that is interested in 2 75ft tall poplar trees that were knocked down during a storm. They are very big tress and I hate to see them cut up just to go to the dump. Is there anyone in the area that you know of that will take these trees?
Growing Maple TreesRed maple, sugar, maple, Japanese maple, there are several species of maple tree from which to choose. This is a page about growing maple trees.
Dealing with a Potentially Hazardous...A tree that topples at the wrong time or in the wrong place can cause significant damage to your home and property. Worse yet is the possibility that it could injure or kill someone. This page is about recognizing and dealing with a potentially hazardous tree.
Pruning EvergreensThis is a page about pruning evergreens. Evergreens can be used in numerous ways in your yard and garden. Keeping them pruned regularly will keep them healthy and beautiful.
Growing a Mexican Elder Tree?These fast growing trees can reach 20 to 30 feet during their moderate life span. They are native to North America and produce clusters of small white flowers and edible fruit. This is a page about growing a Mexican elder tree.
Taking Care of Street TreesThis is a page about taking care of street trees In urban and suburban environments, street trees add value in a variety of ways, as well as adding aesthetic beauty to the local community.
Replanting an Uprooted TreeThis is a page about replanting an uprooted tree. When a tree has been uprooted, serious damage can occur to the root system. With proper care, some trees can recover.
Arborvitae Trees Turning Brown?This is a page about arborvitae trees turning brown. These versatile, attractive trees from the cypress family are used extensively in landscaping, and prefer moist well drained soil.
Removing Trees from Your Yard?This is a page about removing trees from your yard. Occasionally you may desire or need to remove a tree from you yard. There are a few steps involved in successfully completing this task.
Birch Leaves Turning Brown?This page is about birch leaves turning brown. When your tree shows signs of bad health you want to figure out what is causing it.
Celebrating Arbor DayThis page is about celebrating Arbor Day. In 1872 this day was honored by planting a million trees. Share this tradition with your family by planting trees for future shade and wildlife habitat.
Repairing Damaged Tree Bark?This page is about repairing damaged tree bark. There are ways to help a tree heal when the bark is damaged by insects, animals, tools, or weather.
Leaves Turning Brown on Dogwood Tree?This is a page about leaves turning brown on a Dogwood tree. While the leaves may brown before they fall in Autumn, brown leaves on a Dogwood tree in other seasons is often a sign of poor health.
Growing a Wildfire Black Gum Tree?This page is about growing a wildfire black gum tree. Also known as nyssa sylvatica, black tupelo, tupelo, or sour gum tree, these trees provide excellent displays of brilliant, neon red fall color. They also have a wonderful shape and are easy to grow.
Straightening a Leaning Tree?This page is about straightening a leaning tree. Sometimes a tree may need some help to strengthen the trunk.
Growing CrabapplesThis page is about growing crabapples. A hardy deciduous tree that creates a beautiful display of spring flowers and a small, bitter apple fruit.
Starting Poplar Tree Cuttings?This page is about propagating poplar trees from cuttings. Poplar trees produce their own rooting hormones. Be careful where you plant your cuttings because the roots may wander. It is not advisable to plant a poplar tree within 100 feet of a building.
Raywood Ash Trees Have Hollowed Out...My two 7 year old raywood ash trees have slowly developed long oval-shaped, hollowed out areas on the trunks. I noticed the trunks have quite a few ants traveling around these areas. What should or can I do?
Crepe Myrtle Leaves Turning Yellow?This is a page about crepe myrtle leaves turning yellow. Crepe myrtle trees are susceptible to a few plant diseases or insect infestations that may damage their leaves.
Growing an Umbrella Tree (Magnolia tripetala)?This is a page about growing an umbrella tree (Magnolia tripetala). The umbrella tree is a native of the eastern United States and prefers moist soil and part shade, but can tolerate full sun in the northern extremes of its range.
Oak Tree is Losing Bark?This is a page about oak tree is losing bark. Determining the cause of your oak tree shedding its bark is important to providing proper treatment to improve your tree's health.
Selling Grass Trees?I have heaps of grass trees growing on our property. I was wondering if it is viable option to sell to the florists for their decorations and ensembles of flowers, here in QLD.
Getting Rid of Tree Saplings?All kinds of tree seeds are carried by the wind and can start to grow in your garden. This page is about getting rid of tree saplings.
Getting Rid of a Paper Mulberry Tree?This is a page about getting rid of a paper mulberry tree. The paper mulberry tree is a very invasive and difficult to get rid of shrub or small tree.
Getting Rid of Cottonwood Roots?This is a page about getting rid of cottonwood roots. Cottonwood trees, like many other trees, produce new trees from root suckers. Even after you cut down an old or unwanted tree, you will have a yard full of new trees from the roots.
Growing Palm Trees?This is a page about growing palm trees. There are thousands of varieties of palm trees; most like warm sunny climates. There are some varieties that will tolerate less favorable conditions.
Growing Italian Cypress Trees?This is a page about growing Italian cypress trees. These tall, slender evergreen trees may be just what you need for a certain spot in your garden.
Growing a Red MapleThis page is about growing a red maple. Choose a colorful addition to your landscape with this fast growing deciduous tree.
Growing a Weeping Cherry TreeThis page is about growing a weeping cherry tree. A popular ornamental tree that is appreciated for its beautiful spring flowers.
Growing JacarandaThis is a page about growing jacaranda. The jacaranda tree, prized for its beautiful blue flowers, is a native of South America, but can be grown in areas where there is no threat of frost or where there are brief periods with temperatures down to 20 degrees F or -7 C.
Growing a Bradford Pear Tree?This page is about growing a Bradford pear tree. Although not know for their pears, these trees are native to China and are often planted in urban environments.
Getting Rid of Volunteer Trees?This is a page about getting rid of volunteer trees. Volunteer trees are not always welcome in the yard or garden.
Last Leaf and New Spring Buds (Grand Prairie, TX)This is a picture of our oak tree with one remaining fall leaf hanging on and the new spring buds coming out at the same time. Fall and Spring, my favorite seasons!
Fertilizing TreesTrees in our garden settings often need fertilizer, because they are not growing in their natural environment. This is a page about fertilizing trees.
Getting Rid of Tree Roots Under a House Foundation?This page is about getting rid of tree roots under a house foundation. Tree roots can cause extensive damage if allowed to grow under a structure.
Growing Pine TreesThis is a page about growing pine trees. Add a lovely evergreen pine to your garden.
Raising Native Trees from SeedThis is a page about raising native trees from seed Growing native plants is a great way to design a garden that is more successful because the plants and trees can thrive in their natural environment. .
Planting TreesThis is a page about planting trees. Trees add beauty to your garden as well as help to keep your home cool on sunny days.
Acer Tree (Maple) Lost Leaves?I have got an Acer tree and it has lost all of it's leaves. Will they grow back or have I lost it?
Pine Tree With Brown Needles?This is a page about a pine tree with brown needles. Browning needles on your pine tree are generally indicative of a problem you need to identify in order to save your tree.
Growth Rate for a Sweet Gum?What is the growth rate number for an American sweet gum tree? (numbers, example:3.0,18.104.22.168, etc.)
Treating Tree CankersThis page is about treating tree cankers. Dead areas on the bark need to be treated to maintain the health of the tree.
Caring for an Alberta Spruce?This is a page about caring for an Alberta spruce. The Alberta spruce is a beautiful accent tree to include in your landscape design.
Growing a Crepe Myrtle TreeThis page is about growing a crepe myrtle tree. It's good to know the best location and other requirements when planting a new shrub or tree.
Taking Care Of "Street" TreesStreet trees add value by reducing traffic noise, lowering energy costs, increasing property values, and purifying the air, not to mention the aesthetic beauty they add to the local community. If "street" trees fall under your care, here are some tips for keeping them healthy and looking great.
Removing Tree Suckers And Water SproutsWhen gardening, preventing problems from occurring is often easier than dealing with them after they appear. This is often the case with tree suckers and water sprouts. If not removed immediately, they will zap the vitality from healthy trees as they continue to grow.
Self Harvesting Apple TreeAfter a few hours of high winds in NE Pennsylvania, our apple trees harvested themselves this year!
PVC Pipe as Garden Support/StakeNeed a garden support/stake for your fruit trees, plants, or garden flowers? An inexpensive alternative from trellis and garden stakes is using PVC pipes! They are extremely inexpensive, averaging out to be $2-3 each depending on the pipe you go with.
Raising Native Trees from SeedRaising native tree species from seeds is a fun and rewarding process. It's also a fairly simple one. Although it is less expensive to grow trees from seed than it is to plant nursery-grown trees, what you save in money you'll probably make up for in time.
Recognizing When Trees Become...A tree that topples at the wrong time or in the wrong place can cause significant damage to your home and property. Worse yet is the possibility that it could injure or kill someone.
Struggling Weeping Cherry Tree?I have this tree, that I planted about 4 years ago. Last year and this year there have been no flower buds and not great leaf growth either. What is needed to fix this? Is there a fix? What is wrong?
Saving a Cold Damaged Norfolk Pine?My Norfolk pine froze! Can I "bring it back" or is it done for? I'm moving to Colorado next week and want to take it, but not if there's no hope for it. I know the dry climate there will be a challenge.
Low Cost Removal or Sale of Pine Trees?Is there anyone in the Bloomingburg NY area that would remove pine trees at a low cost or interested in purchasing 6 50ft pine trees in great condition?
Weeping Cherry Suckers?Will a weeping cherry tree sprout back from the trunk if cut down?
What Kind of Tree Is This?My boyfriend has been cultivating this tree for I don't know how long. Can someone please tell me what kind of tree it is? We are in Southern California.
Tabebuia Tree Has Gashes in Trunk?I have long vertical gashes in my tabebuia tree. The tree is about 3 years old. It seems healthy, but I'd like to fix problem.