Trees, Shrubs and Vines
Trees, shrubs and vines are a key element of a beautiful home that you shouldn't underestimate. Learn everything you need to know about trees, shrubs and vines.
Curious to know how old those big trees are in your yard? We'll tell you how to use geometry to figure out their ages without risking their health.
These showy pink, purple, red and white blossoms dazzle through the spring and summer and are ubiquitous throughout the southern U.S.
By Wendy Bowman
Lots of trees are losing their leaves this time of the year. But evergreens keep theirs year-round. What gives?
By Wendy Bowman
Its blooms are lovely. But to many, the Bradford pear tree's smell and invasiveness are anything but.
By Jamie Allen
Oh Christmas tree â how did you get your signature shape? These iconic symbols don't naturally grow into a perfect pyramid, but that doesn't stop us from expecting it.
At one time, tourists could drive through this mighty California icon. Then only hikers could traverse it. Now only worms and bugs will be able to pass through.
Why would an ex-prime minister of a former Soviet state uproot an enormous tree to ship across the Black Sea? It's not the first controversy for Bidzina Ivanishvili.
Money may not grow on trees. But moss does. How does this plant manage to carpet hard surfaces like rocks and sidewalks?
The reds and browns of falling leaves don’t have to be the only color in your yard in the fall. Learn more about plants that thrive as the weather cools in this article.
Learn how to grow a buckeye tree and bring yellow, red and orange blooms to your garden. Learn about how to grow a buckeye tree in this article.
Whether you're an amateur gardener or an experienced horticulturalist, you can have a flourishing grapevine in your garden. Learn about how to grow grapes in this article.
You can plant a pine tree from a seed or from a sapling. Learn how to plant a pine tree in this article.
You'd like to plant a peach seed in your garden, but you don't know how. Learn how to plant a peach seed in this article.
You planted a nectarine tree, and you now need to learn how to prune it. This article will tell you how to prune nectarine trees.
Arborists are especially trained to know when, why and how to remove branches from trees. Find out if you should pay someone to trim your trees in this article.
Besides purchasing particularly resistant trees, you can take basic steps to increase the chance of your tree surviving the next storm that hits it. Learn how to protect your trees from wind and storms from this article.
Mango is your favorite fruit and you'd love to learn how to plant a mango tree from a seed. Go no further because in this article you will learn how to plant a mango seed.
Japanese maples grow slowly, but they are beautiful and colorful in the fall. They're also easy to care for.
Make sure that your hydrangea blooms again in the spring by learning how to prepare it for winter. Learn about how to prepare hydrangea for winter in this article.
Nothing is as satisfying as growing a plum tree from a pit. This article shows you how to grow a plum tree from a pit.
You know it's important to prune your pine trees, but you're not sure how to do it. In this article we will teach you how to prune pine trees.
You'd like to plant podocarpus, but don't know how. Learn how to plant podocarpus in this article.
With proper care, you can grow caladiums indoors or outdoors.
You'd like to go to the market and buy some fruit, but don't know how to pick ripe fruit.
While trees and shrubs can certainly create a living barrier within your yard, creatively placed vines can give you that feeling of privacy, your own personal retreat.