Trees

We're always on the lookout for great articles to help new and experienced gardeners. Please feel free to share any great articles you come across and we'll add them to our site so other members of the North Shore Plant Club can continue to learn more about gardening. Send a link to us at readingroom@northshoreplantclub.com.

Title / Author Tags Date
This Is Why Some People Put Netting Over Trees
Melany Love, Taste of Home
Trees 9/2/21
5 Tips for Choosing the Best Trees to Plant in Your Yard
Megan Hughes, Better Homes & Gardens
Plant Recommendations, Trees 8/23/21
The secret social lives of trees
Jonny Thomson, Big Think
Book Club, Trees 5/25/21
The Newest Status Symbol for High-Net Worth Homeowners: Trophy Trees (Requires subscription?)
Katherine Clarke, Wall Street Journal
Trees 4/22/21
Picking the right tree or shrub for your garden can be tricky. Here are tips to keep in mind.
Beth Botts, Chicago Tribune
Plant Selection, Shrubs, Trees 4/18/21
Home Designs Landscaping around trees: 10 stunning ways to bring them into your plot
Holly Crossley, Gardening etc.
Landscape Design, Trees 4/10/21
Trees for Pots
My Garden Life
Container Gardening, Trees 4/7/21
Gardening expert David Domoney shares clever hack to check a tree is healthy using a penny
Rebecca Knight, Gardening etc.
Trees 4/1/21
Outdoor tree lighting ideas: 11 ways to create a gorgeously glowing scene
Holly Crossley, Gardening etc.
Trees 2/14/21
6 Signs of Potentially Hazardous Trees
My Garden Life
Trees 2/10/21
How to move a tree: top tips for replanting trees and shrubs
Sarah Wilson, Gardening etc.
Trees 1/30/21
How to remove a tree stump: follow our practical guide
Sarah Wilson, Gardening etc.
Trees 11/24/20
The best trees for autumn colour
Gardens Illustrated
Fall Gardening, Plant Selection, Trees 8/26/19
Tree Planting 101 (Hint: It's Not What You've Heard)
Old House Journal
Planting, Trees 1/18/19
12 Small Trees for a Big Landscape Look
My Garden Life
Trees 5/17/18
Watering Trees & Shrubs
The Morton Arboretum
Shrubs, Trees, Watering
How To Plant Trees
The Morton Arboretum
Planting, Trees

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