The Best Small Trees for Every Type of Small Yard and Garden - Sunset
Who said all trees have to tower? Whether you want fall color, fragrance, or fruit, find the perfect tree for that small corner of your yard.
How to Plant a Fruit Tree
January isn't just the time for a new year- it's the time for a new orchard! Learn how to plant a thriving new bare root fruit tree in your garden.
The Best Types of Conifer Trees and How to Grow Them
Best Conifer Choices for Landscapes: Two conifer experts share the best choices for landscaping. Line the planting hole with moss to keep roots moist and healthy for years.
A Small Orchard
One of our first projects at the property was planting four fruit trees to start a small orchard in the far field on our hill. My lovely & thoughtful coworkers at Google gave Josh & I an orchard gift certificate as a going away gift, so a few weeks ago we brought home Macon apple, Honey Crisp apple, purple plum, and peach trees. After mowing and measuring our orchard site, we dug four large holes about 1' deep by 3' wide each. We made sure the holes were at least 15-20' feet apart to allow…
Tree Planting 101 - The Design Confidential
The first thing you need to know about planting a tree is to take everything you’ve seen city workers in your town do when it comes to planting a tree and banish it from your memory. Frankly, the fact that most of them can do what they do to trees and the trees still grow … Continue reading "Tree Planting 101"
Tree Planting Tips
When planning your home’s landscape, it is important to select the right tree for the right place. Because different trees have different mature heights, plan carefully where you plant each tree. Planting the right tree in the right place will enhance your property value and prevent costly trimming and damage to your home in the …