A canopy of beautiful, green foliage, providing that perfect shady spot of a hot summer day. Standing tall and proud in the yard of your grandfather's house. Trees can find a special place in our heart. Sometimes they are much more than just wood and leaves.
There's something magical about a Japanese Maple (Acer palmatum). It's sculptural and dramatic without being too "showy". Lacy leaves, a graceful form and the ability to command attention are all reasons why the Japanese Maple is worthy of a place of honor in your yard.
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.
Tree lines and groves come in a variety of styles and layouts that you can customize to have a natural or a formal feel. Installing a tree line or grove of trees requires safety, planning and maintenance. Here are a few best practices for creating a breathtaking tree line or grove in your landscape.
When choosing an arborvitae or thuja variety, it is important to know the purpose or reasoning for the addition to your landscape. Will it be used as a privacy fence? Are you looking to add some color and shape to your design? Do you enjoy trimming your plants every season or are you looking for low maintenance?
So, you've been hearing a lot about the weather lately, particularly the bad weather. News about hurricanes and high winds has you looking around your property and wondering "how many of these trees would stand the test if something like that happened here?" It's a good question too!
Evergreens can transform a landscape in so many ways. There are plenty of Benefits of Evergreens for your outdoor design. From creating an ecological balance to choosing the best species…