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The Best Tree-Planting Services of 2023
Having a beautiful garden boosts curb appeal and increases property value, but for those looking to diversify their l...
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The 15 Best Trees for Any Backyard
Well-tended, colorful trees can add much-needed shade, privacy, and value to your property. This list of different ty...
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The Best Memorial Tree-Planting Services of 2023
A living tree memorial is a touching way to honor a loved one who has passed away. The tree can serve as a tranquil p...
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20 Plants to Use as Lawn and Garden Borders
There are lots of ways you can dress up your landscape, and the details make all the difference.  Your choice of gard...
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The 15 Best Trees and Shrubs to Grow for Backyard Privacy
You don’t need a fence to maintain your privacy when you can block your nosy nextdoor neighbor from peering into your...
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How to Grow a Eucalyptus Plant Indoors
If you’ve ever dabbled in aromatherapy—or if you’re a koala bear—you’re probably familiar with the fragrant leaves of...
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Tired of Killing Trees Every Christmas? Try a Living Christmas Tree
Every holiday season, the debate over cut or artificial Christmas trees resurfaces. Both options have their pros and ...
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2022’s Fall Foliage Map: When Peak Fall Colors Will Reach You
Many areas of the country had some strange weather this year. Forest fires, unexpected cold snaps, the late arrival o...
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The Worst Invasive Insects in Every State—and How to Deal With Them
There are many insects that can dine on your garden, lay waste to the structural integrity of your home, or even pose...
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The Best Fertilizers for Palm Trees of 2022
Palm trees are notorious for the tropical touch they add to a landscape. Though easy to maintain once established, th...
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The Best Root Killers for Sewer Lines of 2022
Slowly draining bathtubs and sinks, gurgling noises coming from the drain, toilets that regularly back up—though thes...
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The Best Fertilizers for Apple Trees of 2022
Most apple varieties mature in autumn when the temperatures start to moderate, and the bright greens of spring and su...
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Solved! How Much Wood Is in a Cord of Wood?
Q: I just bought a home with a wood-burning stove, and I want to stock up on wood. I’ve noticed wood is sold by the c...
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10 Signs a Tree in Your Yard Needs to Be Removed
There comes a time in every tree’s life cycle where its beauty and splendor runs out and it becomes a liability rathe...
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11 Flowering Trees Every DIY Landscaper Should Know
If you wish to decorate your landscape with small flowering trees, you’ll likely want to choose at least one or two v...
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Solved! What to Do About Tree Roots in a Sewer Line
Q: There’s a sinkhole starting to form in my yard. My neighbor had a similar issue a few years ago, and it ended up b...
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The Best Tree Removal Services of 2022
Trees provide our homes with plenty of perks, from shade in the summer to gorgeous fall color—not to mention major cu...
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What Is Guerrilla Gardening and Is it Legal?
Both urban and suburban areas are filled with unused lots and neglected plots of land. Some plant lovers looking to a...
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The 22 Best Trees to Grow Indoors
Trending TreesHouseplants add green, natural life to any room, and an indoor tree adds height, drama, color, and text...
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Why It's a Really Bad Idea to Hire an Unlicensed Tree Trimmer
Whether you just spotted a broken limb dangling precariously over the family room, or you’re worried that the dead br...
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7 Types of Squirrels Everyone with a Backyard Should Know
A squirrel is a squirrel, right? Think again. More than 65 different types of squirrels live in the United States. Th...
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Upgrade Your Winter Garden with These 9 Colorful Perennials
Add a pop of color to your winter landscape—and feed hungry birds in the process—by planting these stunning shrubs and trees.
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How Much Does Tree Trimming Cost?
Typical Range: $75 to $1,500 National Average: $460Beautiful, healthy trees sometimes need a little maintenance. B...
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How Much Does Tree Stump Removal Cost? Cost to Remove a Tree Stump, Explained
Typical Range: $167 to $503 National Average: $327Whether a tree comes down on its own—perhaps during a storm or d...
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7 Common Tree Diseases and How to Treat Them Before it's Too Late
Like people, trees can succumb to various diseases. But since trees don’t cry out in pain, they can’t tell humans whe...
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I Used This Tree Control Herbicide to Kill a Stump—Did It Work?
Living on a partially wooded 80-acre tract offers plenty of room to grow a variety of desirable trees, but it also pr...
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The Best Stump Killers of 2023
Trees are majestic in the landscape, but not all trees are desirable, such as those that grow beneath power lines or ...
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How Much Does It Cost to Remove a Tree?
Typical Range: $200 to $2,000 National Average: $750Trees are a wonderful part of nature, but roots or an overgrow...
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Trees and Property Lines: 8 Things All Neighbors Should Know
Good fences make good neighbors, but when tree branches extend over those fences—or property lines—neighbors can become grouchy.
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5 Clever Reasons to Plant a Tree on Your Property
Though trees certainly add natural beauty to any outdoor space, there are a variety of practical advantages to having...
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Lowe’s Is Giving Away Free Garden Kits All Month Long—How to Snag One for Your Household
Signs of spring inspire society to start a new chapter. Around the home, a blooming garden is a telltale sign the sea...
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Spotted Lanternfly Eggs Are Hatching Soon—Here’s What You Should Do
First detected in the United States in 2014, the spotted lanternfly (Lycorma delicatula) has made its way from Pennsy...
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10 Indoor Fruit Trees You Can Grow at Home Year-Round
Would you prefer your houseplants do something besides sit there and look pretty? With the right types of indoor fruit trees, the greenery in your home can produc...
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The Best Chipper Shredders of 2023
Chipper shredders are landscaping power tools that grind up branches, leaves, and other dry organic debris. The shred...
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40 Tasks All Homeowners Should Finish Before the First Frost
From closing down the deck and garden to making sure your heating system is working, there’s plenty to be done in the autumn months. Which tasks will you take on ...
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The Best Wood Chippers of 2022
The best wood chipper for home use must accommodate the twigs and branches you feed into it and suit your power requi...
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Solved! When Is the Best Time of Year for Spraying Fruit Trees?
Q: The fruit on several fruit trees in my garden grows poorly and the leaves look bad. I probably need to spray the t...
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9 Types of Palm Trees That Thrive in Warm and Sunny Climates
Tropical islands, remote jungles, desert oases, and Miami have a common visual: palm trees. In tropical and subtropic...
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Bob Vila Radio: Shrub Success
Fall is a great time to upgrade your landscaping. Plants, trees, and shrubs are slowing down from the hot summer and ...
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