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.
Though spring is usually associated with rain, warm weather, and budding plants, fall is the perfect time to plant a tree.
Deciduous trees are amazing. In the summer, they provide valuable shade for your patios, decks, and home. In the winter, trees can block cold winds creating a thermal barrier. Regardless of the season, they can save you money on your energy bills while enabling you to enjoy the outdoors.
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.
Armillaria, a deadly tree fungus, has become a threat to many of New Jersey’s beloved trees, including New Jersey’s state tree, the majestic Northern Red Oak.
Ever since June 13th, 1950, the official state tree of New Jersey has been the Red Oak -- the Quercus borealis maxima, as it's known to horticulturists and arborists. Find…