This has got to be one of the strangest Maple trees I’ve ever seen. The first time I noticed we had one on the property was a few weeks ago. I was cutting down an Ash tree and saw an odd “weed” type plant growing next to it. I’d say the tree was about an […]
Trees & Shrubs
So much of my time has been spent enjoying the nature around me and much of that nature has included various species of trees and shrubs. From mighty oaks to absolutely huge Eastern White Pines to much smaller blueberry and blackberry bushes. One of my primary interests lies in an around the planting and transplanting of Norway Spruce trees. I can't seem to get enough of that. I've planted these small pines on each property of my most recent three homes. Beyond that, in this category I discuss growing orange and lemon trees in Florida, transplanting numerous types of rose bushes, and displaying how various tree buds appear in the spring, beyond other things.
Have you ever heard of an Eastern Hophornbeam? No? Neither have I. I have now though because we’ve got one growing in the back woods. I was walking around the woods yesterday, minding my own business when I happened to notice a tree that didn’t look like the typical Ash or Maple. I stopped, took […]
We’ve got a pretty big project ahead of us this Spring. I think we might try to transplant at least one hundred baby pine trees. We’ll dig them up from the woods and plant them in the lawn. I’d say about an acre’s worth. I know – I don’t sound too confident about this little […]
Okay everyone, since Autumn is here, I figured that it’s just about time to plant a new batch of evergreen transplants. I had a tough time with this one. It’s been a really hot and dry Summer, so I wasn’t sure when to have these trees shipped. On one hand, I wanted to get them […]