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    5 Great Trees for Winter Wildlife

    By Arbor Day Foundation | January 18, 2018

    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 their Spring display, then stun you again with their fall color, then top it off by bringing an incredible variety of birds, including bluebirds and thrushes, to your yard throughout the winter. Fun fact: There are over 800 different crabapple cultivars.       Canadian Hemlock…

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    Small Trees Can Provide Shade Too

    When we think about shade trees, we often imagine towering giants that reach more than 40 or 50 feet high. To properly shade a two-story house, you probably need a tree that stands at…

    By Lance Walheim | September 8, 2017
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    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
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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