The Best Shade Trees for Zones 5 & 6?

Answer Selecting a shade tree isn't a decision to be made lightly, since most shade trees require time to grow and will be a part of the landscape for decades to come. According to the USDA's Plant Hardin... Read More »

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Tropical Flowering Trees for Zones Seven to Ten?

There is an abundance of trees that will grow and thrive in the regions between USDA Hardiness Zone 7 and Zone 10, and flowering trees are no exception. The University of Florida has a list of 97 d... Read More »

Climate Zones for Olive Trees?

Most olive trees are evergreens that need warm temperatures, full sun and low humidity to thrive. These requirements leave growing zones 7 through 11 as ideal areas to grow olive trees outdoors. Ac... Read More »

Shade Trees for the South?

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 »

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 »