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History Of Olive Trees

History Of Olive Trees

Olive trees, ‘Olea europaea,’ are the oldest fruit trees and certainly are one of the most important fruit trees in history. Olive tree culture has been closely connected to the rise and fall of Mediterranean empires and other advanced civilizations throughout the ages. Because olive trees offered wealth and future food supplies to established civilizations, the agricultural nations became stable ...

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All Rounder Coniferous Tree

All Rounder Coniferous Tree

Picea abies or commonly known as Norway spruce is an evergreen tree that grows into a beautiful pyramid. It is also available from a nursery in the small personal plant and in weeping forms, mainly used for architectural and accent elements in the landscape. Norway spruce is a large coniferous tree that grows at 35-55m tall and spreads around 1-1.5m. ...

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Tips For Growing Apple Trees

Tips For Growing Apple Trees

Growing your own apple tree is a very satisfying and rewarding experience. Who hasn’t at one time or another longed to wander down the backyard and pick a crisp, juicy apple from their very own apple tree. And a huge benefit is you can choose which type to grow, you have a range to select from to suit all tastes. ...

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Growing Your First Mimosa Tree

Growing Your First Mimosa Tree

Upon searching the local freecycle I discovered a lady who was generously giving away Mimosa seedlings. Since I always like the challenge associated with growing and raising plants I was quick to jump on this opportunity. I contacted the kind women and she provided me with the need details to get to her location and retrieve the plants. Upon arrival ...

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Fast Growing Trees To Avoid

Fast Growing Trees To Avoid

If you’re like most homeowners, you’d prefer to plant trees that will give you results as quickly as possible. There’s nothing wrong with that as long as you select your trees carefully. Be aware that some less-than-scrupulous landscape contractors and nurseries offer trees that are fast growing, but neglect to mention what kind of problems those trees may cause later ...

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The Beautiful Blue Nursery Tree

The Beautiful Blue Nursery Tree

Picea pungens or commonly called as Colorado blue spruce or blue spruce is a broad, dense and pyramidal tree with strong branches that are horizontal to the ground. Picea pungens is an evergreen tree that normally grows to the height of twenty five to thirty feet in landscapes and the diameter of the trunk normally spreads around 1.5m. The bark ...

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Three Kinds of Fast Growing Trees

Three Kinds of Fast Growing Trees

Think of an experience you had walking through the woods. The air was placid and calm, and the only sounds were those of nature. Hear how silent it was. Feel the fresh air massaging your body. Now see how radiantly green the foliage was, how alive it seemed. Now imagine how great it would be if you could bring that ...

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How to Grow Date Palm Trees

How to Grow Date Palm Trees

Date Palm Tree, scientific name Phoenix Dactylifera, is one of the most recognizable palm trees in the world mostly because of its majestic appearance and tasty fruits. It is also called Medjool palm. This large beautiful palm is one of the oldest trees in the world being in cultivation for over 5000 years. Native to North Africa this palm was ...

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Mesquite Trees in Arizona

Mesquite Trees in Arizona

Mesquite trees belong in Arizona. As Jay Sharp, editor and author for the website DesertUSA.com, expresses, “the mesquites symbolize our Southwestern deserts” as much as “the Coyote, the Black-tail Jackrabbit, the Western Diamondback, scorpions, the Saguaro and prickly pear cacti.” Indeed, mesquite trees in Arizona areĀ “as blended into the life of the land as cornbread and tortillas.” (Lometa) Perfectly Adapted ...

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5 Landscaping Trees That Attract Butterflies

5 Landscaping Trees That Attract Butterflies

Here are 5 trees that you should be able to find at your local Garden Center or Tree Nursery that will help to attract butterflies. 1) European Birdcherry Tree (Prunus padus) Zones 3-6; This tree is easily grown in average, medium, well-drained soils in full sun to part shade. It is adaptable to a wide range of soils. This tree ...

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