tree health

  • How-To

    What’s Wrong With That Tree?

    Cracks and splits, mushrooms, hollows, tilting trunks, and dead wood are all signs that a mature specimen may be in trouble

  • Man standing next to a potted tree on a hand truck, examining the label

    How to Buy a Tree

    Trees are generally the priciest and most permanent plants gardeners will buy in their lifetime, so most of us want to ensure that the one we select at the nursery…

  • How-To

    How to Prune an Old Apple Tree

    Pruning can bring an old tree back to health and let you reap the fruit of your labor.