Trees | Living the Country Life


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

Their presence is more unsightly than it is serious
Prevent costly mistakes with the chainsaw
It's a major invasive pest of hardwood trees
Nuggets of the past are recorded in those rings
Damaged trees pose a danger to people and property. When storms or...

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