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Find tips and advice for planting trees on your acreage and keeping them healthy.

Tree and Shrub Care

Lilacs are happy when they're cut back
Give them some TLC before they start their show
Pruning can be tricky, so take the proper precautions
Proper, consistent pruning maintains healthy production
This North Carolina couple finds peace in their wooded gardens.

More About Trees

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Attract blue orchard mason bees to your garden or backyard this...
Dams and gnawing teeth can cause a lot of damage.
Your tree might be a convenient snack

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