A Thing Or Two About Growing Tulip Trees On Your Property

If you’re looking for a fast-growing, disease resistant tree, consider growing tulip trees. Not only do they provide a beautiful green shade canopy, they also produce some beautiful, tulip-shaped blooms in the springtime.

Tulip Trees as Specimens

The tulip tree has been favored as a specimen tree by parks and zoos for decades. It grows quickly and while young, has a pyramid shape. In the fall, the leaves turn a yellow color, which adds interest when other trees have already lost their leaves.


Planting Palm Trees In Your Yard – Things To Know Beforehand

Incorporating palm trees into your backyard landscaping project are essential if you are looking to create a tropical design. With that said, here are some things you should know before you start haphazardly planting palm trees in your yard.

Best Time to Transplant a Palm Tree

The ideal climate for a palm tree is very warm with soil that has good drainage.


The Greatest (Not!) Citrus Trees Pruning or Trimming Guide

Most of us wonder when to trim citrus trees and how often it should be done. When to trim citrus trees is based on the health of the tree and how attractive you want it to look. You may also want the tree to stay within your bounds, so a tall ladder is not needed to pick the fruit.

a super healthy citrus tree

Pruning Fear

There are a number of people who are afraid of pruning citrus trees; they think it is a difficult chore or they are worried about damaging the tree. Because of this, they become neglected and end up growing wild, and some people believe they take care of themselves.

In actuality this will cause the fruit’s (more…)

The 5 Fundamentals of Growing Healthy and Productive Fruit Trees

Whether you have a small backyard and only room for one tree, or you have access to space for a whole orchard, growing fruit trees can give you a lot of pleasure. As well as growing into attractive trees they will also bare plenty of fruit that you can eat, preserve, bake with or even sell if you have it in large quantities.

very healthy and productive fruit trees

There are a few things to remember when growing fruit trees, as well as knowing how to look after them. It is also (more…)

Key Points to Growing a Lemon Tree in Your Backyard

Growing your own lemons right there in your own backyard is not only a great way to create a regular supply of lemons, but the lemon tree itself is one of the best trees to grow at home. Consider these points:

  • It’s an evergreen
  • Produces a wonderful fragrance throughout the garden
  • Makes a great shade tree
  • Produces a fantastic edible product

Below you can find an outline which explains all the key points from start to finish. Follow these steps and (more…)