Be a Georgia Tree Know-It-All: Sugar Maple
Get to know Georgia’s beautiful array of trees and how you can take care of your own! Each month, we feature some of the most popular trees in the state. For July, we are showcasing the Sugar Maple. The Sugar Maple is a strong tree that can grow between 60 to 75 feet tall and looks […]
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Fruit-Bearing and Flower-Blooming: Tree Care for All
While both are lovely options for your garden, fruit and flower trees have different needs if they’re to live long and healthy lives. The most important aspect of caring for fruit trees, obviously, is making sure they produce the maximum amount of large, fully ripe fruit. Flowering trees, on the other hand, are prized for […]
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Trees That Just Want to Have Sun: Best Summertime Tree Choices
So summer has rolled around, and you’re wondering whether it’s too late to put a few saplings in the ground. Good news: it isn’t. In fact, summer is a great time to plant trees because it gives them plenty of time to adapt to their new surroundings before winter hits. However, that doesn’t mean all […]
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Branch Out Your Trimming: The Best Ways to Trim Your Trees
Trees whose branches are thinned out and growing disease-free in the proper direction are much healthier than their crowded counterparts. They can’t do it themselves, however; trees count on you for their yearly haircuts. Here’s how to trim right. Prune to Natural Shape When pruning, you should have an overall vision in mind. Unless you’re […]
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Tree-t Yourself: Plan a Visit to the Seven Best National Parks for Trees
Everyone loves a good stint in nature, and while you may not think about it while you’re enjoying the view, trees are among the most soul-satisfying wilderness sights. If you’d like to get more out of your next national park trip, here are seven of the best destinations for arboreal aficionados. Sequoia National Park, California […]
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Beauty and the Bush: How a Beautiful Yard Impacts Your Home’s Value
A beautiful yard speaks for itself. The tranquility and expansion of living space brought by a pretty garden are awesome assets to any home, but they become all the more valuable if you are trying to sell your home. A nice yard not only brings potential buyers in, it makes them more likely to put […]
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How Trees Could be Pollen You Down: Asthma and Allergy Awareness Month
Allergies are a wide-sweeping problem that affect around 50 million people in the United States, representing 30 percent of adults and 40 percent of children, according to the Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America. Hundreds of species of plants release pollen to which people are allergic, and many of the culprits are trees. Pollen and […]
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April Showers? Make Sure They Only Bring May Flowers
April showers bring May flowers, right? Well, sometimes. Sometimes they bring something else, such as the standing water and constant moisture that fungus just loooove to take root in. You already know there’s lots of rain coming our way this spring, so now’s the time to take protective steps. Here are five of the best. […]
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