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Privacy Trees

11 Privacy Trees with Pictures & Care Guide

by Maxon Wed, 10/28/2020 - 09:08
If you're looking for solutions to create private space for your home, choosing trees that can block sights, noise is a great idea. These privacy trees have certain traits that make them ideally suited for creating privacy in the garden.
When we dream of the tropics or rainforests, lots of banana trees pop to mind. But did you know that bananas don’t actually grow on trees? Some people may refer to them as palm trees, but in actual fact, banana plants are large perennial herbs. In this article, we’ve covered all the facts about banana trees, with some great tips on how to grow and care for these beautiful plants.
Fig Tree Care

Fig Tree - Growing, Care and Harvesting Guide

by Maxon Thu, 10/22/2020 - 20:25
Figs are sweet and tasty fruits that thrive in warmer climates. These fruit trees are incredibly easy to grow and care for as they’ll happily thrive in both containers or ground.
If you have already got a crepe myrtle taking up too much space in your yard, then pruning might be necessary for your situation. The trend to drastically cut back a crepe myrtle by entirely lopping off the upper section led to the coining of the term 'crepe murder,’ which refers to the way many people find the winter stumps of crepe myrtle to be unattractive. '
Arbequina is an extremely long-lived olive tree that originates in the Mediterrenean. With its evergreen foliage and quick growth habit, this olive tree can easily be grown in the backyard or in a container.
The Meyer lemon tree is a result of pollination between a lemon tree and mandarin. This hybrid fruit bearing tree is one of the easiest fruit trees to grow and care for.
Fast Growing Trees

11 Fast Growing Trees - Growing Tips + Photos

by Maxon Wed, 10/21/2020 - 08:56
Fast-growing trees are effective for quickly transforming the look of a garden or providing shade in a short space of time. This useful guide details the care conditions and benefits of some of the fastest-growing trees available.
Thuja Green Giant Care Guide

Thuja Green Giant - Growing and Care Guide

by Maxon Wed, 10/21/2020 - 08:55
The Thuja Green Giant is one of the fastest growing trees of its size. If you want to create a privacy screen or hedge in your garden in a relatively short space of time, then this is the tree to select, as it can grow in height by between three and five feet each year.
Dogwood Trees

Guide to Growing and Caring for Dogwood Trees

by Maxon Fri, 10/09/2020 - 08:25
With more than 40 species of dogwoods found throughout America, Canada, China, and Japan, these popular ornamental trees feature elegant foliage and bright red fruits. Dogwood is a member of the Cornus family and grows in all types of climates and soil conditions. From hardy shrubs that only grow to about 6 inches to towering trees that grow as high as 40 feet; dogwoods are without doubt one of the most favorite deciduous trees to grow in yards or containers.
Growing avocados as houseplants or outdoors is a fun way of enjoying the beauty of these trees. But if you’re after their fruit, you’ll be waiting for a long time - Unless you move yourself to a warmer climate! With enough patience though, your avocado seedling will eventually turn into shiny, oval leaves before it’s ready for potting.
Sakura trees are small deciduous trees that are native to various parts of Asia, though most Sakura trees hail from Japan. These are beautiful trees that flower heavily with showy blooms in early or mid-spring. They bloom before the foliage has had a chance to arrive, and therefore give a very dramatic floral display of white or pink blossoms clustered on bare branches.
Weeping cherry trees are a popular addition to any landscape. They add a touch of elegance, with their graceful arching branches that hold attention through every season. These trees are deciduous but offer attractive silhouettes even when their branches are bare.
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