Build this simple seating/planter/arbor project to create a quiet, private space in your yard or on a deck. It provides shade and comfort as well as a welcome screen from neighbors. You can install it on an existing patio or build it on your deck.
What is a Pergola and what is an Arbor?A pergola is a garden feature with posts or pillars supported by crossbeams. This creates an open shaded walkway or sitting area. Freestanding Pergolas can b…
Ann Arbor vs. Kalamazoo
Our football blog series is back for the third straight year! As before, we’ll use the football season as an impetus to compare Ann Arbor to cities and towns on this year’s schedule. And the question is always – how does Ann Arbor compare to other college towns in the US? Happy first week of …
20+ Arbor, Trellis, & Obelisks Ideas
These arbor and trellis ideas show ways to grow plants, add privacy, and provide overhead shade in your garden or patio. Rose arbors are the classic choice, but
GreenPrint Celebrates Arbor Day with Tips from Partner the Arbor Day Foundation
All of us at GreenPrint are thrilled to celebrate just over 2 years of a partnership with our friends at the Arbor Day Foundation. In the spirit of support, did you know that National Arbor Day is coming up? This Arbor Day learn ways that you can get involved and check out what the folks at the Arbor Day Foundation are doing to celebrate The best way that you can celebrate Arbor Day is by planting trees! Celebrate within your community by getting…
Wood Staining Tips for Decks, Fences, Gates & Arbors
After your wood deck, fence, gate or pergola is built, you need to protect the wood from weathering and aging. Most homeowners choose to apply either stain or paint to ensure the project has a long...
DIY Western Red Cedar Table Arbor
DIY Western Red Cedar Table Arbor - Cedar Country Lumber - Google+
Ann Arbor SPARK
Tech Trek takes place from 3 PM – 7 PM With over 70 companies to visit, we recommend downloading the app (coming soon) which will have company descriptions and locations. …
Tree tips for Arbor Day
Arbor Day is next Friday. If planting a tree this spring, keep diversity in mind. Tree species diversity is a good measure of a community forest's health.
What’s happening at AgAmerica this Arbor Day?
Through a partnership with the National Arbor Day Foundation, AgAmerica Lending has given a donation that will see 2,000 more longleaf pine trees planted.
Fun Facts Friday ~ Arbor Day
This holiday is meant to encourage people, whether in groups or as individuals, to plant and care for trees. From its beginnings in Nebraska, Arbor Day has grown to become a recognized holiday in m…
Carpet Rug And Upholstery Ann Arbor MI
The Wolverine Carpet & Furniture Cleaning team got its start many years ago in the wall-to-wall carpet cleaning business.
Rustic DIY Grape Arbor
When it comes to shopping, I have a weakness for plants. When I walk in Lowes or peruse the local Farmer’s Market, I want every. single. one. that I see. In a few short weeks we’ve already built a decent sized garden and it didn’t take long before it was filled to capacity. (By the way, if... Read More »
Pergola vs. Arbor: What’s the difference?
You’ve heard of a pergola and an arbor, but can you pick them out of a lineup? Here’s how they help your outdoor space.
Wolverines Top Musketeers in Ann Arbor
ANN ARBOR, Mich. - Xavier women's basketball dropped its first game of the 2015-16 at Michigan on Thursday night as the Wolverines topped the Musketeers, 92-54, at the Crisler Center. The Musketeers moved to 1-1 on the year.
Tree Care Tips for Arbor Day
The Regional Water Authority and the Sacramento Tree Foundation appeared to offer advice on how to care for your trees, including how to check if your trees need water, how to water young and mature trees, and the benefits of mulch and how to apply it. Additional water-wise tips and free moisture meters can be found at BeWaterSmart.info.More info:
Around Ann Arbor
Here are a few things happening around Ann Arbor this week! Ken Segall at the Michigan Theater on 9/12 Ken was creative director at some of the world’s top ad agencies and over the course of three decades shaped campaigns for BMW, IBM, Intel, NeXT, and Apple. He worked directly with Steve Jobs for 12 …
What is an Arbor Used for?
Here is a good definition…An arbor is a vertical structure in a landscape or garden that can provide shelter, shade, and especially priva...
Top 10 Arbor Day Nursery Trees
Still need help deciding which trees and shrubs to add to your landscape this year? In several hardiness zones, the time for planting is now. Check out the top 10 most popular trees sold through the Arbor Day Tree Nursery and see which trees are perfect for your landscape. North Privet (Ligustrum x ibolium) This deciduous or semi-evergreen shrub is America’s fasting-growing hedge, growing up to 3′ per year. The shrub’s dense, dark, glossy green foliage makes it an excellent choice for hedges…
What Is Arbor Day?
What is Arbor Day? Learn the history of how it came about and why you should be celebrating it each year.