Care & Maintenance


Dormant Oils and Fruit Trees: Yay or Nay to Spray?

It's a tough question for those of us who try to garden organically: To spray or not to spray? But if you've got fruit trees and pest problems, low-toxicity dormant sprays may be just the thing to keep your trees healthy and your fruit basket full for years to come.


Have a Heart – Don’t Wound a Tree

Trees aren’t nearly as tough as they appear. They can be seriously wounded by our careless mistreatment. Here’s how to keep your trees happy – and what not to do.


Surface Tree Roots: To Cover or Not to Cover?

Surface tree roots appear in the most inopportune locations, then we damage our trees by disturbing or injuring these roots. Here’s what you can do – and what to avoid – when dealing with these bumps in your landscape.


Tree Maintenance Considerations

Before you buy a tree for your yard, consider the maintenance requirements of various tree species.


Tree Planting and Care

Planting a tree isn’t that hard – but there’s more to it than just digging a hole. Learn the proper way to plant a tree, as well as a little post-planting care.

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