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    Top 5 Apple Trees Sold Through the Arbor Day Tree Nursery

    By Sheereen Othman | September 14, 2017

    Fall harvest is starting. Many of our favorite fall fruits and nuts are starting to ripen. Here are the five most popular apple trees sold through the Arbor Day tree nursery  that will ship out this fall. Red Delicious Apple (Malus domestica ‘Red Delicious’) Legend has it that the red delicious was named when its discoverer sent samples of the apple to a commercial nursery in Iowa (back in 1892).  One bite into the apple and the nursery owner exclaimed,…

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    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
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    5 Windbreak Trees that will Blow you Away

    A windbreak is a practical and inexpensive way to shielding heavy winds from your home, but windbreaks have additional benefits unrelated to wind. Planting trees along the outer edge of your yard or property…

    By Sheereen Othman | December 2, 2016
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    Fall Shipping Started, are you Ready?

    Fall shipping kicked off this week, which means your Arbor Day Foundation trees will be arriving soon, how exciting! A common question we are often asked is why do our trees ship so late?…

    By Sheereen Othman | November 4, 2016
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    Want Bees? Plant These!

    Happy National Honey Month! Did you know there are more than 300 honey varieties? Did you also know there’s a phenomenon happening around the world where the bees are disappearing? If we don’t have…

    By Sheereen Othman | September 1, 2016
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    Planting Your Arbor Day Trees

    We’re a few weeks into our spring shipping now which means that many members have received their new Arbor Day trees. Whether you’re a new planter or have a green thumb, it’s always good…

    By Sheereen Othman | March 30, 2016
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    Spring Shipping Starts Today

    Welcome to the first day of spring! Sure, the calendar will disagree, your local weatherman may put up a fuss, and the frost on your windshield might tell a different story. Yet, we can’t…

    By Michael J. | February 29, 2016
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    Caring for Fruit Trees Together

    A guest post from our friends at Orchard People Fruit trees are a wonderful addition to our urban and rural landscapes. But unlike native and ornamental trees they are quite vulnerable to pest and…

    By Susan Poizner | February 5, 2016