Trees

Trees are important in every landscape -- big or small, urban or rural, cottage or contemporary. But because trees live a lifetime or more (and often cost so much), they can be intimidating to choose and maintain. We have advice on selecting the best trees for your landscape and caring for them once they're planted.

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Crabapple trees are famous for their colorful, fragrant springtime blooms. Use...

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Shade trees can beautify your yard, reduce energy costs, and improve air and...

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Selecting Trees by Shape

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Crape myrtles are among the brightest blooming and most heat-tolerant trees...

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