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Flood-Tolerant Native Trees for Soggy Soil
Swampy sites, floodplains, even standing water ... if you've got a soggy landscape, these trees are for you
"is the best time for planting trees, but you might be getting cold feet about planting... planting trees in a garden with wet feet. It's easy to find drought-tolerant trees these... native trees that can be found living naturally in the swamps and floodplains of the... fruit trees, nuts and fall color, there's a solution for every soggy site.... flood-tolerant trees and can be found growing directly in standing water throughout Southeastern..."
Great Design Tree: Persian Ironwood
"this tree. "It has some of the best fall color around," notes landscape architect... of the tree is gorgeous" even without its leaves.... amaze; the tree is beautiful year round.... I love everything about this tree! I wonder... Trees in my front yard in Prescott Valley, Arizona turn to red and yellow each year... stunning tree and I recommend it to anyone! The variety I have grows more upright than... of the trees over the walk way. How neat. Emg609 I was wondering on the growth rate..."
Rooting for Indoor Trees
Houseplants tend to get all the glory indoors, but trees deserve their place in the sun — and in your living room, your entryway, your ...
"indoors, but trees deserve their place in the sun — and in your living room, your entryway... citrus trees and palms are some common indoor trees. Whether you opt for an everyday... Trees aren't just for forests; they can live indoors as well. In fact, indoor trees... that the tree you are planning to purchase is suitable for indoor use. Ficus, jade,... ficus tree, which can be purchased at most home improvement centers, or a rare specimen..."
7 Ways to Upcycle a Fallen Tree
"hen a tree falls, turn its branches into rustic toys, accessories and holiday décor... that the tree literally snapped right in half. As sad as I was to lose the tree (it... beautiful tree during the freak ice storm we had a few weeks ago. Sadly, the ice was... into the house, they immediately became one of the boys' favorite toys. They became... fallen trees it would become a planter, branches would become topiaries, trees or..."
Guest Picks: 20 Stylish Tree Toppers
Christmas decorations just aren't complete until the tree gets topped with a pretty star, angel or bow
"until the tree gets topped with a pretty star, angel or bow... If your tree topper is looking a little crumpled or maybe a bit out of date, you might... stars for tree toppers. You missed my absolute favourite tree topper (one I can't get... dico ball tree topper! I swear, that's just what it looks like AND it lights up! hmmm... Christmas tree whatsoever! Growing up we had one of those vintage toppers like the Llsmore..."
Houzz Tour: Strong, Modern Lines Stand Up to the Trees
Modernism takes kindly to the New York woods, with double-height ceilings for openness and a burbling creek for music
"bucolic, tree-surrounded spot in Woodstock, New York — despite the fact that they jokingly... weekend house, it is their permanent home,” he says. “I expect they will hold on to... Beautiful house with great views! This is the most beautiful "cabin in the woods" I have... like this house. But, and to all who thinks I am being nasty, I am not. I cannot see... such a house toasty warm will be a challenge. High ceilings, windows with no coverings..."
10 Tree-Hugging Interiors That Work Around Nature
Bursting up through the floor, planted in an indoor patio or potted in any room you choose, trees bring an elegance that's organic
"choose, trees bring an elegance that's organic... nearly bare trees dotted with gold and red leaves, just hanging on for a final gust to... love a tree nude as much as I love one all dressed in green, and if I had the opportunity... bring in a tree for the holiday season, check out this inspiring roundup of interiors... having trees close to the house endanger your house to falling limbs and trees, roots... call the "Tree House". This house is built around a redwood tree that the neighbor planted..."
The Unparalleled Power of Trees
"magic of trees, and why a landscape without them just isn't the same... shade trees and those without. Home sites without trees just aren't the same.... pedigree of trees. Whether these trees become places where children climb, we sit in refuge... stewarding trees. Growing a tree is energy free — as long as the sun is in the sky, roots... free from trees in a park or at a friend's home. You can also buy little trees from..."
Old School Green Design: Keep the Trees!
"Trees in the landscape add a sense of place, connection to nature, shade — and great... happen. Trees can be needlessly cut down and topsoil sometimes removed by the ton.... existing trees and other plants. Here are some beautiful examples of homes where trees... maple trees on our property. We designed the house around them. I so agree with this... HAD been trees to save when we built our house! The recent Pasadena hurricane winds..."
6 Unsung Spring-Blooming Trees
Billowy blooms and rare fragrances will make you wonder how these flowering trees could ever have been underused in landscapes
"flowering trees could ever have been underused in landscapes... oming trees you're bound to know and love. How can you not? I'd never be so callous... cherry trees also aren't right for every site, and if yours is one of those, a menagerie... fringe tree. We have people stop their walk past our house to just breath in the... fringe tree is intoxicatingly fragrant. Reasons why one tree or shrub will bloom... these trees appear there! Chinese fringe tree is also a UC Davis Arboretum All-Star..."
Great Design Plant: Cascalote Tree for Sunny Southwestern Style
"this tree is transformed when yellow flower spikes cover the entire tree, much to... medium-size tree (cas-cah-LOH-tay), the real attraction lies in its yellow flowers and... Cascalote trees are becoming increasingly popular throughout the U.S. Southwest. Whether... small tree, cascalote will thrive throughout hot summers and will handle light frosts... beautiful tree. Though I hate the idea of adding yet another thorn bearing plant to..."
7 Spectacular and Practical Spring-Flowering Trees
Put on a beauteous show in the garden with a landscape tree awash in flowers — just do your homework first
"landscape tree awash in flowers — just do your homework first... blooming tree that spectacularly announces that spring is here or at least is on the... treasured trees, the result of centuries of development by horticulturists around the... flowering tree is a major investment of time, money and garden space. Check locally to... which trees are appropriate for your climate and site. You'll probably have dozens... flowering trees, or consider Michael Dirr's 952-page Encyclopedia of Shrubs and Trees..."
Live Boldly: Not Your Usual Christmas Tree
"Let your tree live boldly! More: 50 Amazing Holiday Decorations... own 2-D tree this afternoon! Ashely, I love your triad of trippy trees! what a cool... purchase your tree? Hi Amy - I made the tree (it's a tannenboing). I made 100 of them. They... Christmas tree... I make my tree from a fish net and decorate it with things from the... silly trees, and a link to the blog explaining how the tradition started... http://www..."
Great Design Tree: Japanese Maple
"welcome tree for garden or patio... ornamental trees - So beautiful any time of the year Love the Japanese maple! The blog... says the tree can spend its entire life in a large pot ... interesting, did not know... bonsai trees. native? To where? I love Japanese maples. My parents' home has a 30-year... shade is best; too much sun will scorch its leaves.Mature size: 15-25' tall x 10-25'... ornamental trees more recognizable or desired than Japanese maple. Depending on the cultivar..."
Palm Trees Take Interiors on a Tropical Vacation
Conjure a sultry vibe or bring welcome life to modern rooms. Whatever your interior design style, palm trees are the ticket to enhancing it
"palm trees are the ticket to enhancing it... Actual trees, or even images of palm trees, add an elegant wildness to a room. They... palm tree is one of the most beautiful objects in the natural world, in my opinion... of palm trees, we immediately assume we are in a place of luxury and ease. Of course... all palm trees are tall and statuesque. There are more than 2,600 species of palms.... favorite house plants, so bright and apple-y! The Victoria version is especially cool..."