Trees

Types of Magnolias

12 Types of Magnolias with Pictures and Care Tips

by Max on Wed, 05/06/2020 - 03:59
Magnolia’s are classic trees that are known for growing in hot climates, though there are many varieties of this tree that are cold hardy and can be grown in a wide range of climates. These trees are easy to grow, they will adapt to almost any soil type so long as it drains well, and they will tolerate both full sun or partial shade.
Types of Oak Trees

18 Types of Oak Trees For Oak Wood

by Max on Sun, 05/03/2020 - 04:46
Oakwood comes from the oak tree, although there are many types of oak trees around the world, with over sixty different types growing in just the United States alone. In terms of oak wood, it is usually categorized into two groups, red oak and white oak. Though you may think these would be easy to distinguish from one another, they have a lot in common in terms of aesthetics, and it can be hard to tell red from white purely at first glance.
Types of Arborvitae

13 Different Types of Arborvitae Trees

by Max on Sun, 03/29/2020 - 04:50
Arborvitae trees, also known as ‘Thuja’ trees, are a type of evergreen plant which can be grown as both trees and shrubs. They belong to the Cupressaceae family and are popularly used as specimen plants and for hedging. The word ‘arborvitae’ has French origins, translating to ‘tree of life,’ which it was called because it was used by Native Americans for its healing powers.
Close up of bees on a vitex tree

Vitex Tree (Chaste Tree) - Varieties, Growing & Care Guide

by Max on Sun, 11/24/2019 - 20:21
The vitex tree can be grown as a tree or shrub and features beautiful fragrant lilac flowers that bloom throughout the summer. It grows easily, to the point of becoming invasive in some areas, to heights of between 15 and 20 feet. The foliage of the tree resembles the cannabis plant, with five leaflets splayed out like an open hand. The leaves have a similar scent to that of sage.
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