Place your trees to avoid overhead line and utility conflicts
Determining where to plant a tree is a decision that should not be taken lightly. Many factors should be considered prior to planting. When planning what type of tree to plant, remember to look up and look down to determine where the tree will be located in relation to overhead power lines and underground utility lines.
Turfgrass and trees don’t always get along. Here’s how they can live in harmony.
Woody plants and turfgrass are critical design elements in urban and suburban landscapes. Trees and turf offer distinct personal, functional, and environmental benefits. The intended benefits of these plants may never be obtained, however, if potential incompatibilities are not addressed.
Thinning grass under large shade trees; large tree roots that hinder mowing; young trees that don’t seem to grow; tree trunks badly damaged by lawn mowers or string trimmers — all of these undesirable effects can be caused by tree and turfgrass conflicts.
REI, the outdoor sporting goods giant, stunned the retail world last year when it announced that it would not be open on Black Friday. Instead, the retailer encouraged employees and shoppers alike to get outside. Their bold move, which continued into 2016 with other retailers, was an inspiration to focus on something other than shopping. We’ve come up with some meaningful and fun shopping alternatives to enjoy time off with friends and family.
Interested in healthy living? Your home may be a key factor to accomplishing your goals. Where you choose to live can pump up your fitness and wellness plans if you keep these factors in mind when you decide to buy a healthy home:
Purchasing a tree is a lifelong investment. How well this investment grows depends on the type of tree selected and the planting location, the steps taken during planting, and the follow-up care after planting.