5 Things To Know About Planting & Growing Crabapple Trees
16 August 2016
If you want to add a tree to your front yard that has flowers in the spring, lush foliage in the summer, and provides fruit in the fall, a crabapple tree could be a great addition. Here are five things you need to know about planting and growing crabapple trees if you are considering adding one to your yard.
When To Plant
Crabapple trees are really adaptable and can be planted just about any time of the year when your soil is workable, ruling out only winter time when the soil may be hard or frozen.
How Can You Increase Your Backyard Peach Tree's Production?
2 August 2016
Having a peach tree in your backyard sounds like a lovely prospect, until you realize that the tree is producing few, if any, peaches. Low productivity can occur for a number of reasons, but fixing the problem is rarely as complicated as you may imagine. Here's a look at some common reasons why peach trees under-produce and what you can do about them.
Reason #1: Lack of a pollinating partner.
3 Low-Maintenance, Ornamental Shrubs Perfect For Homes In The Midwest
10 May 2016
Different regions of the United States have distinct climates that determine what trees or shrubs will grow best in that area. The U.S. Department of Agriculture labels the regions with hardiness zone numbers, such as the hardiness zones of either 5 or 6 for states in the Midwest, that help you match up the right plantings. What are some of the shrubs that fare well in the weather in the Midwest?
Growing Problems Under Your Tree – What You Can Do
29 August 2015
There are times in which trees can make gardening difficult in your yard. If the trees cause too much shade, it can be impossible to grow lush, beautiful flowers or plants in your garden. What can you do about it? Does that tree really have to come down, or is there a way to preserve the tree while improving the growing conditions below?
Tree lacing is one option that may have a big impact on the growing conditions below and around the tree.