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Under The Not-So-Old Apple Tree

As homesteaders-in-progress, our goal is to do more things for ourselves.  The primary goal is to feed ourselves with the fruits, vegetables, meats and wild edibles that we grow or gather ourselves.  173 more words


Most Common Flowering Trees For Your Lawns

Most of the time, trees are considered as items that provide shade and privacy on properties. However, there are some trees that make lawns more appealing. 186 more words

Home Improvement

Cotinus coggyria: Smoking in the garden

Slow growing. Too big for a shrub and too small for a tree. Straggly. Did I say really slow growing?

Smoketrees can get a lot of heat from picky gardeners.  619 more words

Southern Ontario

Different Trees To Plant In Your Yard

Looking to spruce up your yard? Want to add more trees on your land? Not sure where to begin when it comes to picking trees to plant? 17 more words

Tree Landscaping

Ornamental Tree Trimming

I do not claim to be an arborist.  I have no formal training, but I can tell that my ornamental trees need help. They are all out of shape and I am afraid that if I do not cut them back, their tops will grow so stringy that they will break where I don’t want them to. 187 more words