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Sheereen Othman

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    Top 5 Evergreens Sold through the Arbor Day Tree Nursery

    By Sheereen Othman | September 28, 2017

    Evergreen trees offer numerous benefits when strategically planted around your home. They provide year-round color in the winter when other trees are bare. Additionally, evergreens can be used as a living snow fence, keeping cold winds out which results in lower energy costs. Here are the top 5 evergreen trees sold through the Arbor Day Tree Nursery. Watch Ask an Arborist: Why Should I Plant Evergreens? Green Giant Arborvitae (Thuja standishii x plicata ‘Green Giant‘) The green giant arborvitae is a large,…

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  • 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
  • Landscape Design

    Which Small Trees will Work for your Yard?

    Trees are great landscaping tools to beautifying your yard, creating privacy, and adding color. Numerous factors go into deciding what tree is suitable for your yard. Planting the right tree in the right place…

    By Sheereen Othman | June 28, 2017
  • Misc Trees

    How Much does your Tree Save you?

    Measuring the value of your trees Trees do so much for us, they are active members of our communities. Cities across the country save millions of dollars annually from the hard-work of urban trees.…

    By Sheereen Othman | June 9, 2017