There are many reasons you might want to prune your tree. Maybe some of the branches have storm damage or the tree has simply grown too tall. Or maybe you just want to trim it to be more aesthetically pleasing. These are all perfectly good reasons for pruning a tree, but before you do, be sure you’re doing it properly. You wouldn’t want to cause unnecessary stress for your tree or even worse, make it susceptible to disease and even death.
Two unadvisable pruning practices are…Continue
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Many people know the obvious benefits trees provide—like saving energy, improving the quality of air and offering shade—but trees serve other purposes that often go unrecognized.
Some uncommon benefits of trees include:
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Do those bright, plump berries in your backyard look just ripe enough to eat? Or does that exotic, aromatic plant look like the perfect addition to your floral arrangement? Before you chow down on the unidentified berries or decorate with the mysterious flower, make sure you’ve done your homework.…
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We’ve all heard the adage, “If walls could talk…”—but have you ever wondered what trees could say? American Forest historians can tell you.
American Forests, a nonprofit advocate for the protection and expansion of our nation’s forests, has documented more than a dozen historic trees that endured the…
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