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Types of trees

May 20, 2023

Types of Trees – The Ultimate Guide (with Pictures)

The trees are made up of more than 70,000 different species, which are also known as ‘types’ of trees. Here we explore the most common types of trees which are grown as landscape trees, in public parks, and in gardens.

How long do flowers last without water

April 3, 2023

How Long Do Flowers Last without Water?

Some delicate flowers such as Lilies will begin to wilt after a day out of water, while Tulips and Daffodils can remain looking healthy for 2 to 4 days without water, because they have stored nutrients which they can live off for a little while. 

Trees with Orange Flowers

April 3, 2023

9 Trees with Orange Flowers (with Pictures)

Trees with orange flowers include the  Geiger Tree which is ideal for hot, coastal locations, and the Ozark Witch Hazel which is better suited to cooler climates and will thrive in a range of conditions. Here we look at some of the best orange flowering trees.

When do roses bloom

March 28, 2023

When Do Roses Bloom?

Roses are one of the most popular types of blooming plants on the planet, with a long history that is believed to date back to around 35 million years. These romantic flowers are loved for their full blooms, sweetly scented petals, and dramatic foliage. Most modern roses will bloom for an extended period of time from early spring right through to late fall, with some exceptions. Here we look at the time of year you can expect your rose bush to be in bud, and what measures you can take to maximize the blooming potential of your rose plant.

Purple Flowering Trees In Spring

March 28, 2023

8 Beautiful Purple Flowering Trees In Spring (with Photos)

Purple flowering trees are a visual delight, with blooms that contrast against the backdrop of green leaves in spring. Here we look at the best purple spring flowering trees.

Dogwood Tree vs Cherry Tree

May 19, 2023

Dogwood Tree vs. Cherry Tree – What Are the Differences?

Dogwood trees (Cornus sp.) and cherry trees (Prunus sp.) are similar in the way that they are both flowering deciduous trees, and they both produce white and pink blooms.

Dogwood Trees with Pink Flowers

May 24, 2023

5 Dogwood Trees with Pink Flowers

There are a number of dogwood trees that produce pink flowers, adding a bold color to the tree which contrasts beautifully against the green foliage. If you’re looking for a pink flowering dogwood tree, consider one of these varieties.

Fertilizers for Dogwood Trees

March 12, 2023

Fertilizers for Dogwood Trees – All You Need to Know

To boost the available nutrients in the soil, frequent applications of fertilizer at the appropriate times will keep the tree in its best health. Dogwoods have high nutrient needs, so knowing which fertilizer to use and when to use it can be pivotal in the successful growth of your tree. 

When and How to Prune Dogwood Trees

March 23, 2023

When and How to Prune Dogwood Trees

You shouldn’t need to prune a dogwood tree (Cornus sp.) to maintain its shape and size since this plant has a natural growth habit that holds a neat and tidy shape. However, there are some instances where pruning a dogwood tree will be beneficial to its health and to your enjoyment of the tree.

Dogwood Tree Diseases

June 29, 2023

Common Dogwood Tree Diseases (with Identifications & Treatments)

Here we look at the diseases which most commonly affect dogwood trees, how you can identify them, and what you can do to save your dogwood tree.

Best Time to Plant Dogwood Trees

May 24, 2023

Best Time to Plant Dogwood Trees

Dogwood trees can be planted at any time of year, but they have a much greater chance of survival if planted during the fall, winter, or early spring. The University of Tennessee recommends that November and December are the best months for planting dogwood trees. There are a number of reasons for this.

History of The Dogwood Tree

June 29, 2023

The History of The Dogwood Tree

The dogwood tree is at the center of a number of different legends, though their accuracy is questionable. What we do know about the dogwood is that it is referenced in the English language as early as 1614. Throughout history, the tree has offered many uses, often as a type of medicine. Here we look at the various stories which surround the tree, and how it has been used historically.