Tree of the Week

    How To Grow Strawberries

    By Arbor Day Foundation | April 25, 2017

    Grown as either a small tree or shrub, the strawberry tree is one of the most attractive specimens available for residential use. The evergreen nature and off-season flowering make this a real find for discriminating gardeners. Check out this guest post from igardenplanting on the benefits of strawberries and the best way to grow them. Planting Strawberries Once you have decided upon the best type and variety of strawberries, it’s time to get to work in the garden and plant them. You…

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  • Featured Tree City USA

    Why Tree City USA? Why YOUR City?

    This article was originally published in the March issue of Community Tree Connections newsletter—The newsletter of the Oregon Urban & Community Forestry Assistance Program. Written by Kristin Ramstad, Acting Urban & Community Forestry manager,…

    By Amber Filipi | April 19, 2017
  • Tree of the Week

    Scarlet Oak: A Parade of Red

    Quercus coccinea By any standard, the oak is a brawny tree. It is significant in numbers alone, being the most widespread hardwoods in the temperate zone of the northern hemisphere. One of the most…

    By Sheereen Othman | April 11, 2017
  • Tree of the Week

    Quaking Aspen: The Overzealous

    Populus tremuloides Unaided, this humble but sturdy little tree has restored many of the forests that man has destroyed, and when cultivated, has replenished many harvested forests within 50 years. The quaking aspen has…

    By Sheereen Othman | April 4, 2017
  • Misc Trees

    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…

    By Sheereen Othman | April 3, 2017