I would like to talk about selecting trees for wet areas, as I recently received the following question from Aubrey from the Denver Colorado area: We have an area of our yard at the bottom of a small slope. It tends to stay damp to wet. It's also clay. What tree would you recommend for that area? … [Read more...]
Would you want a 70 foot statue in your yard?
Last post, I talked about how exotic plants (plants from ecosystems not near you) have about as much value to wildlife as a plastic plant. Today, I would like to compare two trees. One a native and another that has about as much value to wildlife as a 70 foot statue. … [Read more...]
Save Money Buying Trees and Shrubs: Eight Tips
Yes, I admit it. I have a problem. I have being struggling with plant collector’s syndrome for over a decade now. The only thing that has kept my yard from being a complete jungle is the fact that the other syndrome I have been struggling with is tightwaditis. My support group has required me to write this post on how to save money buying trees and shrubs as part of my recovery process. … [Read more...]