Trees

Trees provide shade, cover, and may even produce fruit! Learn how to grow your trees successfully with our detailed guides.

Growing oak from acorn. Close-up of several sprouted acorns in the soil. The sprouted oak acorn, the seed of an oak tree, exhibits a remarkable transformation as it begins to germminate. And small, pale shoot emerges from the top. This shoot gradually elongates into a slender stem, bearing the first set of tiny, delicate leaves.

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Can You Grow Oak Trees From Acorns?

Oak trees are a beautiful, long-lived tree that provides food for both animals and humans (yes, you can eat acorns, too, once they have been properly prepared). But you might be wondering, can you grow oak trees from acorns? Garden expert Kelli Klein answers this question for you!

In a city park, a row of young trees stands in neat alignment, each one carefully tied to pegs for support and growth. Towering trees in the background provide a striking contrast.

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How Much Water do Trees Need?

Trees rarely need extra watering once they are established and can rely simply on rainwater. In areas of scarce water resources, understanding the variables and type of tree you choose will go a long way to reducing the need for gallons of water. In this article, gardening expert Wendy Moulton explores how much water trees really need.

Close-up of a flowering Liriodendron tulipifera tree, commonly known as the Tulip Tree, in a sunny garden. The unique, lobed leaves are glossy green and shaped like tulip flowers, showing a distinctive silhouette. The tree produces tulip-shaped flowers with greenish-yellow petals and orange markings.

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How to Plant, Grow, and Care for Tulip Trees

Are you curious about tulip trees? Tulip trees are beautiful, fast-growing shade trees with tall, straight trunks, broadly conical crowns, and beautiful flowers. They are easy to grow and adaptable to a variety of growing conditions. In this article, gardening enthusiast Liessa Bowen will discuss the proper care and maintenance of these spectacular trees.

A solitary green oak tree stands tall and proud amidst a vast expanse of golden fields. The tree's verdant leaves contrast vividly with the sun-drenched hues of the surrounding landscape, creating a striking image of resilience and solitude.

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21 Oak Tree Varieties for Your Landscape

Are you looking for the ideal oak for your landscape? Luckily, there are oak tree species that are well adapted to just about any growing conditions, so no matter where you live, there’s an oak tree for you! In this article, gardening enthusiast Liessa Bowen will introduce 25 beautiful oak trees to liven up your landscape.

A close-up captures the stunning beauty of a luxurious redbud tree in full bloom. The majestic tree boasts a vibrant green canopy overflowing with delicate pink flowers. Flowers form small, tightly packed clusters that resemble tiny puffs of cotton candy.

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How to Plant, Grow, and Care for Redbud Trees

Thinking about adding a feature tree to your garden? Have you considered a rescue tree? With its stunning spring flowers and beautiful shape and foliage, it is a striking tree to add to your landscape. Master Gardener Laura Elsner will walk you through growing and maintaining redbud trees.

Close-up of a blooming Magnolia grandiflora in a sunny garden. The leathery, elliptical leaves have a deep green color on the upper surface and a velvety, rusty-brown underside. The massive, creamy-white flower has a waxy texture with numerous petal-like tepals.

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How to Grow a Magnolia Tree from Seed in 8 Easy Steps

Magnolia trees can be propagated via softwood cuttings, grafting, air layering, and chip budding, but why not try your hand at starting one from seed? The reward of the extra time and energy spent is worth it when you enjoy a magnolia tree you started from seed! Join organic farmer Jenna Rich as she goes through eight steps you can take to do so.