Things About Trees http://treekb.com Sat, 10 Jun 2017 01:26:17 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=4.4.10 How To Get A Lush Green Lawn http://treekb.com/how-to-get-a-lush-green-lawn/ Fri, 28 Jun 2013 13:16:50 +0000 http://treekb.com/?p=3464 How To Get A Lush Green Lawn


Many people may wonder how to get a lush green lawn in their garden. Actually, getting a green lawn is not a hard work and you just need to follow some simple rules. You should pay attention to the amount of maintenance you spend on your lawn. Neither over-maintenance nor under-maintenance is preferable for lawns. Before the real maintenance work, you should get to know your lawn thoroughly and the features of the grasses. If you are in the planning stage, you should know what kind if grasses you should to build up your lawn. Generally, some grass varieties will flourish in spring and summer and wither in cold winters. On the contrary, some species will be green in autumn and winter.


The first step you need to do is to do a thorough test on your garden soil. The amount of nutrients existing in the soil will decide how much fertilizer you need to apply for you lawn. Some professional organizations can do a formal test you do not know how to do it. They can usually provide you some accurate data which can help you determine your plan. Beside fertilizing, you soil should be aerated at least once a year. Aerators will create holes in soil which will let water and air get through. Before the process of aerating, you should do a thorough mowing and apply adequate water to make it moist.

The amount of fertilizer used for grasses should depend on the nutrients contained in the soil. The ideal season to apply fertilizer is in autumn. You can use some spreader tools to help spread the fertilizer evenly in the field instead of putting all fertilizers in a small area. Avoid applying over amount of fertilizers to your grass and a proper amount of fertilizer in autumn will make your grasses greener in the next year.

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Shrub With Orange Berries http://treekb.com/shrub-with-orange-berries/ Wed, 26 Jun 2013 12:19:10 +0000 http://treekb.com/?p=3460 Shrub With Orange Berries


Shrubs are very common gardening plants and some of them can produce delicious berry fruits in autumn. Some of these berries can still available in cold winter which can be a good choice to decorate your winter garden. As a color representing the harvesting autumn, orange is many people’s favorite color and they can perfectly match your color scheme for your autumn garden. Some shrubs can bear attractive orange berries which can be a good option for decorating your backyard.


Seaberry is a common home-grown shrub plant which can grow up to 25 feet in height. It is hardy plants which can resist many harsh environment to survive. Beside the landscaping value of the foliage of the shrub, they can also produce delicious and nutritious orange berries in autumn. The berries contain adequate vitamins for you and your family. They can also feed wild animals or birds in your garden as well. Like many plants, the female plants need a male plant to cross-pollinate to produce fruits. They prefer well-drained soil conditions and adequate sunlight to grow happily.

Firethorn is another variety of shrub which are also popular in many gardens. They have dense dark green foliage and prefer well-drained soil to grow well. Although they can tolerate some partial shade environment, they still like to grow in full sun conditions. They can reach more than 15 feet in height and can bear beautiful orange fruits in harvesting season. Some dwarf varieties can also grow about 5 feet high and they are mainly cultivated for decorating purposes.

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Shrub With White Berries http://treekb.com/shrub-with-white-berries/ Mon, 24 Jun 2013 12:31:21 +0000 http://treekb.com/?p=3456 Shrub With White Berries

There are many shrub plant which can bear colorful berry fruits in autumn. However, some shrubs can produce special white berries which can provide different landscaping values for your garden. They can be a good supplement for other colored fruits in your backyard. Generally, white berry plants usually have some special requirements on the soils and other conditions. You also need to avoid using too much chemicals on your garden as well.


Snowberry is a common landscaping shrub planted in many gardens which can produce white berry fruits in autumn. They are native shrubs in the United States and the size of their fruits are similar to the size of popcorn. Unlike most shrub plants, they prefer moist soil conditions to grow better. They also prefer partial shade environments instead of areas with full sunlight. Their fruits are growing in a cluster style and you can try them if your home is located in a warm location.

Another shrub plant which can bear white fruits is the some varieties of inkberry shrubs. They are hardy shrub plants and can tolerate most soil conditions. They can also grow well in full sunlight and partial shade areas. Most inkberry fruits are black berries and the white-fruiting version of this shrub is usually cultivated for decoration purposes. Most of them can grow about 8 feet in height with a similar spread. They should be planted in warm areas to grow well.

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Tall Narrow Trees For Privacy http://treekb.com/tall-narrow-trees-for-privacy/ Sat, 22 Jun 2013 12:27:20 +0000 http://treekb.com/?p=3451 Tall Narrow Trees For Privacy


If you have a big garden and want to plant some tall narrow trees to protect your privacy, you can consider some shrub plants which are easy to plant and have great landscaping values. If carefully pruned, they can act as a living wall which are composed with attractive plants. They can not only protect the privacy of your yards, they can also help to reduce the noises from the external world and act as excellent wind breaker as well. Before choosing a shrub variety for the privacy protection purposes, you should choose an evergreen species which can act as a privacy protector for the whole year.


There are a varieties shrubs and trees which can be cultivated for privacy protection purposes. Viburnums are fast-growing tree varieties which are very popular in thousands of gardens. Compared with other shrubs, viburnums are cheap and easy to prune in all seasons. The prefer well-drained soil with adequate sunlight during the day. A good evergreen choice for privacy protection is the leatherleaf viburnum which have dark green foliage in cold winter days. They can also produce red berry fruits for your family and they are also nice food for wild animals.

Juniper shrubs are another group of shrub varieties which are perfect for the privacy protection purposes. Some tall varieties such as skyrocket juniper trees can grow more then 20 feet in height. The have narrow crown which are perfect to form a dense shrub wall for your garden. They have dense foliage and prefer to live well-drained soil conditions with adequate sunlight. They can be a good choice for your garden if your home is located in warm locations.

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Shrub With Purple Leaves And Pink Flowers http://treekb.com/shrub-with-purple-leaves-and-pink-flowers/ Thu, 20 Jun 2013 12:57:23 +0000 http://treekb.com/?p=3448 Shrub With Purple Leaves And Pink Flowers


If your garden have a pink color scheme which comprise a variety of pink colored plants, some shrubs which have purple leaves and pink flowers might be one option to cater for this environment. Compared with the common green-leaf shrubs, the pink foliage can provide a distinct view for your colorful backyard. The beautiful pink blossoms can effectively attract a variety of insects and birds to your garden in spring and summer, which bring fun to you and your family as well.


As one of the popular purple-leaf shrub varieties, the Chinese fringe flowers are cultivated in thousands of gardens. Originated from Eastern Asian countries, this plant is an evergreen shrub which has a long history of cultivation for hundreds of years. Currently, there are a number hybrid versions of this plant which can resist harsh environment and produce beautiful flowers in summer. Red-leaf fringe flower is a popular variety which can survive cold climates and locations. They can grow more than 6 feet in height with a similar spread. Their leaves have a texture similar to leather which can keep the leaflets warm in cold winter days. During cold days, the color of the foliage will turn into brown, bringing a sense of autumn for your fall garden. Their fragrant pink flowers can bring a lot of fun to you and your family as well.

Generally, the fringe flowers like to grow in well-drained soil conditions with a slightly acidic environment. They cannot absorb nutrients well in alkaline soil. So you should make a soil test before planting these plants. Although they prefer to grow in full sunlight locations, they can also survive in partial shade environment as well. Adequate sunlight will bring colorful blossoms in flowering season. You should ensure that they get adequate water for their growth, otherwise their leaves will wither quickly which is a distinctive sign of water shortage.

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