planting trees

  • completed community forest with newly planted trees and shrubs
    Design

    A Community Miniature Forest

    We visited Kat Kinch's new home garden recently (Heritage and Habitat), and today Kat is sharing a cool community gardening project in Ontario, where she lives. The Warkworth Little Forest…

  • newly planted trident maple
    How-To

    Tree Planting Tips

    When you’ve gone to the trouble of finding exactly the right tree for your garden, it makes sense that you’d want to give it every possible advantage at planting time.…

  • trees in pots at a nursery
    Design

    Tree-Shopping Tips

    A tree is a big investment, so it is worth taking some time to find exactly the right tree for your garden. Before you begin shopping, it’s a good idea…

  • pruning young trees
    How-To

    Proper Pruning for Young Trees

    The act of planting a deciduous tree, particularly one you know will get quite large, comes with thoughts of the size and grandeur it will achieve over time. Knowing what…

  • How-To

    Tips on Buying and Planting Trees and Shrubs in Fall for the Northwest

    I really like the changing of the seasons in the Northwest, and I especially enjoy October. The weather finally starts to cool down from the summer heat, and the refreshing…

  • How-To

    Planting Trees in Fall

    Fall is one of the absolute best times for planting. This rings true for those of us in the South wanting to add trees, shrubs, or more herbaceous perennials to…

  • How-To

    Planting Bareroot Trees

    Take these steps to get mail-order trees off to a healthy start