AskPablo: Pine or Plastic? The X-mas tree dilemma
you are taking away its ability to sequester carbon for many years to come. So, from the perspective of a world that already has more carbon dioxide than we know what to do with, which is better, a cut tree or a fake one? Let’s start with the fake tree.
How to grow tree peonies
But the sight of a mature specimen, six or seven feet ... tree is properly planted, you might have to wait a while for the best blooms as it can take up to four years to establish. It is common for no blooms to appear at all in the second season. But do ...
10 questions for Mark Fisher: The man who takes care of New York's top trees
Christmas trees line the streets, turning the city into a virtual pine forest. And no one understands trees better than Mark Fisher ... feet tall, but remember, it is more than just height that matters. The hawthorn was planted in 1912, just two years ...
Unusual dwarf conifers go from Christmas tree to patio tree with ease
Zone 3 Weeping Serbian spruce (Picea omorika 'Pendula Bruns'): This delightful, blue-green tree gets relatively tall (15 to 20 feet) but takes so long to do ... 8 to 10 feet tall; Zone 5 With a bit of care, trees can grow happily in pots for many years ...
Herbicide killing pine trees
A new herbicide may be taking the green out of many evergreens. Thousands of eastern ... ranges widely even within a single landscape, with one pine tree showing few symptoms and another 10 feet away showing browned needles and twisted branch tips.