Deer-Resistant Trees + Flowering, Shade, Evergreen & More

People are taking advantage of the cool fall weather to plant new trees. If you are looking for something DEER-RESISTANT, there are other important criteria you can also get. For a flowering/deer-resistant tree try a Shadblow Serviceberry; For evergreen/deer-resistant trees, there are spruces, Arborvitae, hollies or pines that fit the bill. Have fun with our…

Fall is a great time to plant trees & shrubs

Fall is a great time to plant trees & shrubs because while they are going into dormancy, the roots are growing & getting strong for spring. Also, the ground is still warm, and newly planted trees & shrubs like the rain & dewy mornings of autumn.  Read more about fall planting here.

Hope and More Grows at WTC Site!

Here’s a cool pic of 16 Swamp White Oaks getting planted at the National September 11 Memorial, at the World Trade Center site in New York.  After nearly nine years, life is returning to ground zero in a tangible way.  Last Saturday, crews began planting the trees at the  site. They are the first of…

Summer Tree Care

Many of us take extra care to water our lawns and gardens during these hot, dry summer spells – but remember to water your trees, too! This will help them continue to bloom beautifully. A sign they’re thirsty is if the soil around them is quite dry. Give them a good drink; surface watering only…

Keys to Planting a Tree That Will Thrive

It’s time to plant a tree and you want it to thrive. Just consider a few things when selecting a tree species and where to plant it, and you’ll help it flourish: – Direction of the sun, whether you want more/less shade – Proximity to foot and auto traffic, and snow placement paths – Location…