Shade Trees for the South?

Answer Shade trees not only improve the curb appeal of your home, they can actually lower your cooling costs in summer. While some shade trees prefer colder weather, there are many different types of shad... Read More »

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Shade Loving Plants for South Florida?

South Florida is filled with a variety of shade-loving plants. They bloom with colorful flowers and are grown for their equally colorful foliage to brighten shady spots in the landscape. Despite th... Read More »

How do I prune shade trees?

Remove any branches that are dead or infested with pests. Cut off any extra leader branches that are competing with the main leader. Remove any shoots coming out of the roots or the bottom of the t... Read More »

The Best Mesquite Trees for Shade?

Desert shade is sometimes hard to come by. Although the American Southwest is littered with knee-high shrubs and cactus, actual trees are a rare sight and often only spotted near rivers and other w... Read More »

Fruitless Shade Trees?

Shade trees bring relief from the summer heat and your cooling bill, but many can leave a mess of fruits or nuts. Fortunately, although fruit is a part of a tree's life cycle, suitable non-fruiting... Read More »