I planted a variety of about 25 trees along one of our property lines. The tree line is about 100 feet long and I think it will offer a nice looking privacy border. When I drive home, I notice that side of the house and just can’t stand looking at the nakedness of it. I […]
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.
If you read my last post…yes, the one I wrote five minutes ago, you know that I am going to talk about how fast our Eastern White Pines are growing. I planted about ten of these trees last Summer. They were anywhere from one foot to three feet in height. I chose this type of […]
I, like many others who are eager to get a jump on the gardening season (I’m sure), have been looking for some sort of an online schedule for plant and tree bloom dates for my area…which happens to be New York. Right now, the only things I see are the Red Maples popping out the […]
Believe it or not, this is the first year Laura and I actually went out with the intention of bringing back a Christmas tree. I am not sure why we never had one before…probably because we just never got around to it. Well, that all changed today. I spoke to Paul yesterday and happened to […]
A while back, I ordered some trees from The National Arbor Day Foundation. I received the Norway Spruce trees the other day, but found the bulk of the other trees sitting on my front porch last night, when I pulled in the driveway from work. I was a little curious about the size of them. […]