Fall in Love with Healthy Trees This Season August 26, 2014
Crisp, cool air, toasty sweaters and scarves, the smell of cozy campfires, and, of course, all things pumpkin: What’s not to love about fall?
Whether you look forward to the hayrides, pumpkin carving or the vibrant oranges, reds and yellows within trees’ canopies, fall is right around the corner. Before we even finish our last bite of warm apple pie, our trees will shed their leaves; their bare branches facing winter’s wrath.
But because you’ll be eager to greet spring’s bright, green leaves and strong roots before you know it, take some time to prepare your trees this fall, before the ground freezes! While you plan your Halloween costumes and Thanksgiving treats, follow these guidelines from our fall checklist to help keep your trees healthy:Read More
The 10 Best Trees for Brilliant Fall Foliage October 21, 2013
In the heart of all things fall, every day is a scenic road trip in regions all over the country.
Yet, thousands travel near and far to experience fall foliage at its finest. The golden hues of New England's countryside in early October and the season's deep reds that appear farther south attract the eyes of travelers seeking the most appealing visuals autumn has to offer.
Now, you can enjoy a painted leaf landscape in your own yard by planting consistently vibrant trees. The trees below deliver the most spectacular shades of scarlet, fiery orange or rich yellow, are easy to care for and maintain a unique look each season.Read More
To Rake or Not to Rake October 1, 2012
Just like any suspenseful movie or fun night out, all good things must come to an end. And that includes fall's color show.
As leaves begin to fall, many wonder what they can do to be environmentally responsible and put all those good nutrients to the best use.
Experts recommend raking leaves from lawn areas and adding them to compost bins. Remember, whole tree leaves can form a mat impenetrable to air movement in compost so shredding them first can help promote proper composting.Read More