Fall is the best time to plant trees in your garden, and many of us are having an increasingly hard time choosing trees for our smaller yards and homes. Some quick tips on choosing trees... Read More
10 of the best: trees for small gardens
From an English apple to a Japanese maple, perfect trees for compact gardens
Garden Corner: Amazing varieties of flowering trees
How To Identify Invasive Tree Species In Your Garden
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The Dry Garden: Tips for the best persimmon tree
November 11, 2011 | 10:00 am One of the first things that I wanted to do in my new garden last year was to cut down the persimmon tree at the center of the large backyard. As early rains stripped the last of the leaves from its limbs and crows pecked at a few fruit, it looked less like a tree and more like an accident scene. Had the person who pruned its tangle of stumped and crossed limbs been a maniac? A…
Master Gardener: How to prune avocado trees
Plus: What you need to know about trimming sago palms.
Why Trees Are the Ultimate Addition for a Productive Garden
There are hundreds of varieties of dwarf trees that can fit in our suburban and urban backyards, yielding to the square footage many of us lack. Our choices of trees are vast and varied.
Backyard gardeners should be on the lookout for fruit tree pests
It’s important for backyard gardeners to be on the lookout for fruit tree pests including peach and Oriental fruit flies and Asian citrus psyllids, says Elinor Teague, Fresno (CA) Bee gardening columnist.
HOME & GARDEN: How to protect fruit trees from Sunscald Injury
The Sonoma Garden: Six reasons why I love my fig tree
(By Karen Boness) — “I am the OTHER girl and the fig.” I declared that nearly four years ago when I bought my little ranch-style house on Sonoma’s west side. I like my little house, although …
Garden Help Desk: How to care for ash trees and late blooming bulbs
Question: I planted an ash tree in my yard a few years ago and it’s done really well. I want to plant some more, but I’ve heard that we can’t
Storm Damaged Tree Care Checklist: How To Fix Your Post Storm Garden
It's very important to always check for storm-damaged trees after a storm or hurricane. Here is a checklist from Fort Worth tree experts Xtreme Lawn Care, to help you fix post-storm damaged trees in your yard.
Master Gardener: What you need to know about Japanese maple trees
Japanese maple trees often have multiple stems and grow in horizontal planes. They require little or no pruning, since they are so small by nature.
Garden events: Learn how to prune trees, care for berries
Garden Tips: There’s a large-scale attack on your trees. Here’s how to fight back
Marianne C. Ophardt is a horticulturist for the Washington State University Extension and writes a garden column for the Tri-City Herald. She talks about scale insects.
Top Fall Flowers for Your Garden
Fill your garden with these fall flowers perfect for fresh bouquets and late-season color.
7 Helpful Tips for Tackling Weeds in Your Garden
Learn a few tips on tackling weeds in the summer garden. This includes weed identifications, proper tools and methods to keep your weeds to a minimum.
Discover Your Garden Style
The first step in garden planning is discovering a style that works best for your budget and lifestyle.
How To Properly Install Mulch In Your Lawn & Garden
Throwing a layer of mulch down around your plants may seem like a relatively simple task, but doing it wrong can lead to increased insects, mice, mold, and weeds. So what do you need to know about mulching properly? Here are 6 tips for adding mulch that will keep your garden beautiful and healthy for years to come.