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Versatile Trees and Shrubs

Ever wonder what the technical or botanical differences are between trees and shrubs? Is a shrub really just a shorter tree? We’ve got you covered with answers to these questions and more with this passage from The Complete Encyclopedia of Trees and Shrubs, a fantastic resource guide worth having in your landscaping resource library. WhileContinue reading “Versatile Trees and Shrubs”

Expert Tree Care Tips for Transplanting & Pruning

The following article comes directly from The Biodynamic Orchard Book. And although the book primarily pertains to advice for cultivating trees, berries, and shrubs using biodynamic methods, it also contains some excellent general purpose information for tree care and maintenance which we often refer to ourselves and to our readers as a reference. And rememberContinue reading “Expert Tree Care Tips for Transplanting & Pruning”

Common Tree and Shrub Myths

Spring is just around the corner, and along with it – planting and growing season! In the spirit of the change of season, we pulled the following article from our reference library of landscaping topics. This time, we decided to share some useful information from one our favorite guide books, Gardening Myths, which includes someContinue reading “Common Tree and Shrub Myths”

Today’s Landscaping Challenges

In the following passage from Trees in the Landscape, first published in London 1983, the following question is posed while presenting a more romantic take on sustainability concerns: have we the faith in the future that is needed to do the planting? Rarely are matters of faith taken into consideration when bombarded with the facts,Continue reading “Today’s Landscaping Challenges”

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