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.
The idea of evergreen trees causing soil to acidify seems alarming. With an abundance of conifers throughout our area, it’s important to know if and how much evergreens change the pH balance of your soil.
Trees provide long-lasting beauty and increase your property values, but that's not all they have to contribute. Properly chosen and sited trees can reduce your heating costs in winter and your cooling costs in summer by maintaining a good thermal balance for your home.
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?
Good food, family and friends are all telltale signs of the coming holiday season. But one of the most iconic parts to officially welcome Christmas into the season is the tree. There are so many different tree types with different shapes, branches, and colors of green, how can you possibly choose?
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…