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Tree Myths Explored

From Erik Muecke of the Wisconsin Grove

As tree people, we are all aware that there are many tree myths out there...  Should I put Listerine on a pruning cut? Will copper nails kill a tree?  Does beating an apple tree with a broom lead to more apples?  Well, the good news is that…


Added by Administrator on August 6, 2014 at 2:00pm — No Comments

American Grove: Helping trees by helping you share your knowledge

American Grove was created to share tree planting and urban forestry knowledge and passion online. The core of our knowledge comes from you our members and state urban forestry coordinators that are professionals that work hard in their region to proliferate and take care of urban trees. State coordinators oversee…


Added by Administrator on July 14, 2014 at 1:30pm — No Comments

The Best Trees for Shade in the Summer and Sun in the Winter

What is your favorite shade tree for your yard and why? 

Check out Brad's opinion below.  He share some good reasons for planting a deciduous tree, not to mention some mistakes to avoid. Don't forget to share your favorite.

The other day I asked my friend who has his own lawn care business…


Added by Administrator on June 18, 2012 at 8:00am — No Comments

American Grove "Like Me" Contest

Post a video, photograph, or blog and get your friends to like it and win a $50 Home Depot gift card from the American Grove.  Modesty is a great trait, but to win you will need to share your tree passion by getting friends to like your post.  A great way to promote your post is by cutting and pasting the URL (the…


Added by Administrator on May 7, 2012 at 10:30am — No Comments

The Benefits of being a Tree City

Public image, citizen pride and financial assistance are just a few of the many benefits a city has when it becomes part of Tree City USA. Being a part of the program is an indication to prospective businesses and citizens that the area is committed to its neighborhoods’ quality of life. The program can also influence…


Added by Administrator on October 3, 2011 at 9:00am — No Comments

Announcing our Tree Tenants Winners

The results are in for The Grove’s Tree Tenants photo contest! Before announcing our winners, we’d like to thank everyone who participated in the contest – including all the members who shared their Tree Tenant photos and stories with The Grove community, as well as our panel of judges from various state and urban forestry agencies and the USDA Forest…


Added by Administrator on July 8, 2011 at 10:00am — 2 Comments

Competition Grows for Tree Tenants Entries

Check out the current competition on the following state group pages: Michigan Grove, Kentucky Grove, Tennessee Grove, California Grove and…


Added by Administrator on June 23, 2011 at 11:52am — No Comments

Tree Tenants Photo Contest Going on Now!

For the next 2 weeks on The Grove, we are hosting a Tree Tenants photo contest for all members. Top 3 winners will be mailed gift certificates to their choice of either The Home Depot or Wild Birds Unlimited!…


Added by Administrator on June 16, 2011 at 2:00pm — No Comments

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