Category Archives : Trees


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Will Japanese Cherry #Tree Buds Survive #Snow Blizzard? #trees

    It’s late Winter and a Nor’easter snow blizzard is on the way up the East Coast of the U.S.A.! Our Japanese Cherry Tree buds are forming and we hope the buds survive the blizzard! Japanese Cherry Trees are very hardy, so we believe the cherry blossoms will be delayed but they will survive […]


Black Tupelo #Tree in Autumn! #autumn #landscape #trees

                      We have a tall tree on the outskirts of our backyard that turns brilliant red, yellow and orange each Autumn. Each leaf shows all 3 colors, which is very unusual. For many years, we didn’t know the name of the tree, but now we […]

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#Crabapple #Tree #Flowers in Early #Spring! #pinkflowers

    It’s early Spring in the Mid-Atlantic area of the U.S. and our Crabapple tree is blooming! The flowers are a pretty magenta color! The blooms don’t last very long but they bring joy while they last! Crabapple trees grow quite large, so make sure you have ample room in your landscape. Crabapple trees […]


#American #Redbud #Tree Sports #Purple #Flowers But Needs Help …

    It’s early Spring in the Mid-Atlantic area of the U.S. and our American Redbud tree is blooming pretty purple flowers! We planted a small twig about 7 years ago and the tree is now 10 feet tall! It may not be getting enough sun because the middle section of the tree is not […]

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#DIY #Tree #Pruning! #prune #howtoprune #trees

Spring and Fall are excellent times to prune trees! It gives cut branches time to mend before the stress of Summer and Winter. We are pruning our Oak tree because the lower branches are reaching into the sidewalk area. Do-it-yourself pruning will save hundreds of dollars over the long-term. Use a quality pair of tree […]

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4 Ways Oak #Trees Add Value to #Landscape! #landscaping

      We love huge, majestic trees, and one of our favorites is our Oak tree! Here are 4 ways Oak Trees improve your landscape and home: One way Oak Trees improve your landscape is by bringing beautiful Autumn gold and burnt orange color to your Fall landscape. It’s a beautiful tree and the […]


#Japanese #Pink #CherryBlossoms #Flowers! #flower #spring

We are on “cherry blossom watch!” It is late Winter in the Mid-Atlantic area of the U.S. We have 8 inches of fresh snow covering our landscape, which includes our Japanese Cherry Trees! In just a few short weeks, we will have beautiful cherry blossoms! The above photo was taken a few years ago. Our […]

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Do U Value #Trees in Your #Landscape? #landscaping

                          Trees are the bones of our landscape. They provide structure, color, and volume. They also provide habitat and food for hundreds of species such as birds, butterflies, and squirrels. Trees also provide monetary value. Ask your local Real Estate Agent about “curb […]


#Touch a #Plant to Reduce #Stress! #stressrelief

“In a recent study, men who touched plant leaves for two minutes felt calmer and had less cerebral blood flow to the brain areas associated with stress than men who touched metal or other materials.” [Source: Bottom Line Personal, Vol 35 Number 20, October 15, 2014] To read the actual study, click here.     […]

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Red Maple Tree in Autumn how to garden beginner gardener

#Autumn #Landscapes in the Mid-Atlantic U.S.A.! #trees #shrubs

      When the temperatures cool down, it’s a welcome respite from the long, hot Summer! Autumn is our favorite season! The trees and shrubs begin to change colors. Nature gives us a free show of colors, textures and berries!     Autumn ushers in a kaleidoscope of colors, such as red, yellow, burgundy, […]


4 Ways #Red Maple #Trees Improve #Landscape & #Home! #tree

      It’s early Fall in the Mid-Atlantic area of the U.S. and our Red Maple Tree is starting to turn red! Red Maple Tree is a stunning, majestic tree. Here are 4 ways Red Maple Trees improve your landscape and home: One way Red Maple Trees improve your landscape is by bringing bright […]

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Red Maple Tree in Autumn how to garden beginner gardener

#Autumn #Landscape of #Trees #Shrubs & #Chrysanthemums!

The Early Fall Landscape It’s early Fall in the Mid-Atlantic area of the U.S. and we have a landscape that is changing colors right before our eyes! From majestic trees like oak and maple, to barberry shrubs, and perennials such as Chrysanthemums, a kaleidoscope of colors has enveloped our garden! Oak trees provide the gold […]