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Sheereen Othman

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    10 Most Popular Nursery Trees and Shrubs Shipping This Fall

    By Sheereen Othman | November 8, 2017

    Arbor Day fall shipping started this week, which means your new trees will be arriving soon and ready to plant. Thousands of trees will be shipped from the Arbor Day nursery. Here are the 10 most popular Arbor Day nursery trees finding their new homes. Green Giant Arborvitae Thuja standishii x plicata ‘Green Giant’ The green giant arborvitae is a large, vigorous, fast-growing evergreen—shooting up by as much as 3′ per year until maturity. Its natural pyramidal to conical form…

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  • Misc Trees

    6 Haunted Forests Perfect for Thrills

    Some of the most breathtaking natural wonders of the world are found deep in forests. Pristine lakes, towering trees, and scenic views attract thousands of tourists to these protected sites. But many of these…

    By Sheereen Othman | October 31, 2017
  • Tree Care

    The Dish on Dirt: Why Soil Matters to Tree Health

    Have you ever planted multiple trees or shrubs at the same time and noticed one variety flourishing while the other had no progress? There are numerous factors that can affect your plant health, one…

    By Sheereen Othman | August 31, 2017
  • Tree Planting

    The Right Tree for the Right Place

    Trees offer so much to home landscapes and benefit homeowners and the communities they live in whether it’s shade, beauty, privacy, windbreak, or higher property values. But these benefits are only enjoyed when you…

    By Sheereen Othman | August 25, 2017
  • Replanting Our National Forests

    Where does your water come from?

    Clean water is often taken for granted, until we’re faced with a tampered water supply. There are numerous cases in recent years where critical water sources are threatened. Toledo, Ohio shut down its water supply…

    By Sheereen Othman | August 3, 2017
  • Tree of the Week

    American Beech: The Engraved

    Fagus grandifolia When early settlers would search for fertile land, they looked for American Beech trees, but these trees started disappearing as land was cleared to establish farming for food. The tree was also…

    By Sheereen Othman | July 11, 2017