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A home orchard is a bountiful long-term investment. Pave the way for healthy and productive trees with these winter-care tips from Dr. Diana Cochran, extension fruit specialist at Iowa State...
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A 30-year study is showing some tree species are on the move due to factors of climate change
A study on trees in the Eastern United States shows they’re packing their roots and moving. Over the past 30-years, many species of trees in the East have been shifting their growing locations...
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With a little prep in the fall, you can help your trees stay healthy when temperatures drop.
Q: Is fall a good time to prune trees? Experts generally agree that fall is not a good time to prune trees, because pests and diseases that can infest pruning cuts may still be active in fall. In...
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Got the urge to try some new flavors in the coming years? Consider adding these fruit trees to your backyard.
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When planting your own orchard, make sure your green thumbs follow our 4 simple steps.
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Discover the joy of growing fruit trees, which are beautiful in spring and bountiful in summer and fall. Enjoy your harvest fresh from the tree or in baked goods, jams, and more.
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With such a wide range of sizes and leaf colors to choose from, there’s a beautiful Japanese maple to suit almost any setting.
Beyond their grace, beauty, and shape, Japanese maples are valued for their adaptability. Japanese maples can be upright or weeping. Leaf colors range from green through...
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Spring blooms may fade and wilt away, but the enjoyment of a picture, a memory of a scent or a time and place can last a lifetime. We asked Living the Country Life Facebook readers to tell us about...
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Weed trees are trees growing where they don't belong
Walk around your land periodically to be on the lookout for any tree saplings that are sprouting up where you don’t want them. It's a lot easier to get rid of them when they’re...

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