Is your tree shedding its bark? It might be coming off in long strips, small flakes, or even large chunks. Sometimes shedding bark is just part of a tree’s natural growth process. Other times, it’s a reaction to stressful living conditions, disease, or infestation.
Soil erosion is the natural displacement of the top layer of soil, usually caused by water, air, or in the case of farming, tilling the land. This can create a multitude of problems for future vegetation and even lead to further, more advanced, soil erosion. However, there are various ways to help prevent and remedy soil erosion.
New Jersey, is known to its residents as the garden state. Out-of-staters may associate scenes of the parkway with our state. But, us New Jerseyans know of the lush gardens, rolling hills, and beautiful trees our state has to offer. Along with the states natural beauty, New Jersey has a deep history as one of the first American colonies.
Finding the right tree for your landscape can be difficult. Size is obviously a factor, but have you ever thought about the shape? Whether you’re planting trees for privacy or a place to relax in the shade, knowing how a tree will mature is important to achieving the results you desire.
Fall is now upon us and that usually means plenty of leaves will be falling on your yard. Instead of going through the pain of bagging them and disposing of them, why not try something different this year? To clean up your yard, be more environmentally-friendly, and create a useful material, compost your leaves instead.