Trees - Choosing Trees to Complement Your Landscape
Choosing a Tree - Signs of a Healthy Tree
Tips for spotting a healthy tree in the nursery.
Fertilizing Trees - Basics on Tree Fertilization
About’s Guide to Forestry, Steve Nix, tells us when to fertilize our trees, how and with what.
Paper Bark Birch - Betula Papyrifera
The beautiful arching, clumping habit you’d expect of a birch, along with white bark that looks as though it’s peeling.
Purple Leaf Plum - Prunus Cerasifera
Grown for its dark, purple-red foliage, this fast growing but short-lived tree spots pale pink spring flowers and makes a great specimen plant.
Tri Color Beech - Fagus Sylvatica 'Roseo-Marginata'
A bold, striking tree with leaves of white, rose and green.
Weeping Blue Atlas Cedar - Cedrus Atlantica 'Glauca Pendula'
A large growing evergreen that takes on a drooping, twisted look as it ages. Weeping Cedar will never go unnoticed in the landscape.
Witch Hazel - Hamamelis Virginiana
Late flowering or early flowering? Witch Hazel trees flower in either early winter or early spring. Either way, it’s an unusual, and lovely sight in the garden.
Common Non-infectious Tree Diseases
Not all tree problems are caused by insects and pathogens. Sometimes a tree’s environment can do it in. Here are some ways to judge if your tree could use some help.
Guide to Identifying 50 Common Native North American Trees
Wouldn’t you like to sound like an expert, the next time you take a walk through the park?
Common Tree Diseases - The Major Disease of Trees in the United States
It’s heartbreaking to lose a mature tree. Learn to recognize the signs of trouble early.
Common Insects Harmful to Trees
The lowdown on over 20 pests that could harm your trees.
Dormant Tree Identification Gallery
How do you identify a tree without leaves? Here’s how.
Grow a Tree from Seed - A Guide to Tree Seed Propagation
It saves money, but you’ll have to be patient.
Common Park Trees - A Photo Tour of Central Park South
Who would have thought the middle of New York City could be such an education in trees?
Joyce Kilmer Memorial Forest
Joyce Kilmer memorialized trees in her poem and now the Joyce Kilmer Memorial Forest returns the compliment.
Nine Forest Flowers and a Tree
Take it as a quiz or just use the photos to help you identify those beauties on your next hike.
How to Prune a Tree - A Graphic Tutorial
It’s easy to take hardwood trees for granted, but some thoughtful pruning often makes for a healthier and more attractive tree.
Trees for Small Yards - Ten Top Trees for the Small Yard
Every yard should have at least one tree and it’s nice to choose a tree that future generations will also be able to enjoy, rather than have to drive around.