A recent article published in the NY Times suggests that the way forests work is shifting based on environmental factors. Based on the research done so far it looks like forests are able to make do with less water, making them more resilient against the higher temperatures and droughts we’re seeing with climate change. A […]

Arbor Day is a day set aside for the planting and caring for trees. The first one was celebrated on April 10th 1872 when an estimated 1,000,000 trees were planted nationwide on that day. In the United States, it is celebrated on the final Friday of April. Planting trees and the education surrounding the importance […]

Winter in its nakedness, offers us an opportunity to study the architectural forms of trees that comprise our landscape. When designers begin to layout a landscape they usually start with the trees, ornamental or shade trees. Why? In the life cycle of …

FORCING SPRING BLOOMS IN YOUR HOMEAbout this time of the year, gardeners in the colder climates are very ready for spring. One way gardeners can speed up the onset of the flowering season is to force branches into blooming indoors. This is a great way …