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    10 Mother’s Day Trees with Lasting Beauty

    By Sheereen Othman | May 13, 2017

    Many people appreciate the gift of flowers, but their short life span isn’t always the most practical gift. Trees, when properly planted and cared for, live for generations to come. They serve a myriad of purposes, whether it’s to shade your home, serve as a windbreak, provide food, or simply beautify. Combine the beauty of flowers with the benefits of trees. Spend this Mother’s Day planting a tree with your mother, or in honor of your mother.  If you don’t have the…

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    Brighten your Landscape with a Rain Garden

    Have you considered adding a rain garden to your landscape? Spring is a wonderful time to redesign your yard. The soil is softer to dig and the rainy weather contributes to initial watering. Rain…

    By Kaitlin Johnson | April 13, 2017
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    Inviting all butterflies: Create an oasis

    It is no coincidence that every time you see a butterfly, a smile stretches across your face. They are exquisite flutters of color that glide flower to flower-pollinating plants around them.  If you find…

    By Kaitlin Johnson | April 7, 2017
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    Top 10 Fast Growing Trees & Shrubs

    Spring planting has already started in some hardiness zones. It’s the perfect time to plan your landscape design. If you’re looking to green your property fast, then consider these fast growing trees and shrubs.…

    By Sheereen Othman | March 27, 2017
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    Top 10 Fruit Trees

    With the weather warming up in the southern hardiness zones, tree shipping has begun at the Arbor Day Foundation’s Tree Nursery.  If you’re thinking about adding trees and shrubs to your yard this spring,…

    By Sheereen Othman | March 20, 2017
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    Top 10 Flowering Trees

    The season of vibrant blossoms and sweet scents is almost here.  Although the weather says otherwise in some parts of the country, many people will start their spring planting. Flowering trees are great choices…

    By Sheereen Othman | March 13, 2017
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    Top 10 Shade Trees

    Spring shipping starts today! Looking for a great shade tree that will add beauty and benefits? Check out the top 10 shade trees sold through the Arbor Day nursery. Quaking Aspen (Populus tremuloides) The…

    By Sheereen Othman | March 6, 2017
  • Landscape Design Tree Care

    Planting Trees to Attract Birds

    While birds are a joy to watch and listen to all year long, it is particularly during the long winter months when their bright and cheerful presence is even more appreciated. Following an especially…

    By Brianne Wolff | January 5, 2017
  • Landscape Design Misc Trees

    5 Great Trees for Winter Wildlife

    Here are five trees that help make life a bit better for our feathered and furry friends during these harsh winter months. Snowdrift Crabapple (Malus ‘Snowdrift’) – These beautiful trees will stun you with…

    By Coe Roberts | January 25, 2016