Trimming Hedges – Dos & Don’ts

Trimming Hedges – Dos & Don’ts

The first house we bought came with hedges. I am not an outdoorsy person, and my husband isn’t a landscaping person, so the hedges were a bane to our existence. I finally put my big girl pants on, along with long gloves because I am allergic to everything green, and...
A Tree can be a Friend

A Tree can be a Friend

Many of my childhood memories involve trees. My best friend loved to climb, and, though I was no fan of heights, I would follow her up – at least a little ways. We climbed the tree in my back yard, one near our elementary school, and our favorite in the middle of our...
How to Plant a Container Grown Tree

How to Plant a Container Grown Tree

Using a spade, measure the height of the tree’s container to gauge how deep the hole should be; the base of the trunk should sit about one inch above the ground. Dig a hole that is three to four times the diameter of the tree’s container.  Slope the side like a...
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