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Flowering Trees

    Landscape Design

    Brighten your Landscape with a Rain Garden

    By Kaitlin Johnson | April 13, 2017

    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 gardens are a beautiful way to enhance your landscape both visually and sustainably. A rain garden is a garden in a shallow depression made to naturally gather and filter rainwater —designed to temporarily collect stormwater runoff from roofs, driveways, walkways, patios, and lawns. Once the water…

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  • Landscape Design

    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
  • Arbor Day Farm

    Have You Strolled Through The Lilac Walk?

    The spring time at Arbor Day Farm is a wonderful time to absorb the changing of seasons. More than 300 varieties of lilacs from around the world come into full bloom, creating a beautiful display of spring…

    By Amy Stouffer | May 9, 2016
  • Tree of the Week

    Texas Ebony: The Deciduous Evergreen

    (Pithecellobium flexicaule) Although summer may be dwindling down, the heat of the sun and limited rainfall is not backing off. This year’s current conditions could be a hint to what next summer will be…

    By Sheereen Othman | July 30, 2015
  • Misc Trees

    Trees That Attract Honeybees

    Q: What trees attract honeybees? This is a good question, especially in light of the struggle our industrious little friends are having just to exist in our ever-urbanizing world.  Both wild and domestic bees…

    By Robert Smith | July 22, 2010