3 Low-Maintenance, Ornamental Shrubs Perfect For Homes In The Midwest

Posted on: 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?
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Growing Problems Under Your Tree – What You Can Do

Posted on: 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 Tree lacing is one option that may have a big impact on the growing conditions below and around the tree.
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Avoid An Emergency Tree Removal Situation By "Branching" Out Your Knowledge

Posted on: 25 August 2015

Trees are beautiful additions to any yard, but they can also cause unexpected--but often preventable--property damage. If you pay your trees little mind, think again; many emergency tree removal requests result from ignorant tree ownership. To reduce your risk of experiencing a tree removal emergency, identify your trees and learn how to care for them properly. Know Your Trees Unless you personally purchased the trees on your property or know more about botany than the basic homeowner, you probably have no idea what kind of trees decorate your yard.
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How To Care For Your Trees This Summer

Posted on: 16 July 2015

Well-maintained trees in your home will give you spectacular views of blossoming flowers and budding leaves in the spring, as well as beautiful red and orange hues in the fall. However, without proper summer care, your trees may not be able to blossom all year round and give you the gorgeous views and gracious shade you so desperately need. Basic tree service can ensure that your trees remain healthy through the summer months, preventing wilting or even damaging your property during storms.
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