Archives: Trees & Plants

How to remove a stump (Part 1)

By Jeff Williams on Landscaping, Trees & Plants

How to Remove a Stump without breaking your back or the bank (Part 1) Last year I cut down a large maple tree in the yard that was only 10 feet from the house. The previous owners never should have planted it that close. Over the years as it grew, the roots started getting bound…

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Planting Tulip and Daffodil Bulbs

By Todd Fratzel on Trees & Plants

Planting Perennial Bulbs Fall is the perfect time for planting tulip and daffodil bulbs. Each spring we are greeted by beautiful perennial flowers like tulips and daffodils. But in order to enjoy these beautiful flowers the bulbs must be planted the fall before. Last fall we planted a mixture of tulip and daffodil bulbs in…

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How To Plant Apple Trees

By Todd Fratzel on Trees & Plants

Planting Apple Trees Spring time is a great time to plant fruit trees like apples, peaches and pears. This year we’re planting apple and peach trees in our yard as we continue to improve upon our yards landscape. In this article I’d like to share some tips on how to plant apple trees. Planting fruit…

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Planting Apple and Peach Trees

By Todd Fratzel on Trees & Plants

Home Grown Fruit Trees This year we’re going to be planting apple and peach trees in our yard. Each year since the house was built we’ve been adding landscaping projects to spruce up the yard. This year we’ve decided it’s time for some fruit trees. The choice has been made to go with Apple and…

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Home Depot 1 Year Tree Guarantee

By Todd Fratzel on Trees & Plants

Home Depot Tree Guarantee Last month I wrote a post on How To Plant Trees which was sponsored by the folks at The Home Depot. I explained in that article that The Home Depot has a great 1 year guarantee on plants and trees. Well wouldn’t you know that two of the trees I recently…

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How To Plant Trees

By Todd Fratzel on Trees & Plants

Trees Add Value To Your Home Each Spring we try to plant some trees around our home in order to improve the curb appeal and to add value to our home. According to the Arbor Day Foundation trees can increase the value of your  home as much as 15%. In addition to the increased value…

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