Tree Talk

Tree Talk

Go inside a tree

Go inside a tree

In one day, a large tree can lift 100 gallons of water out of the ground and discharge it into ...
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17 tips for protecting your trees and plants from deer

17 tips for protecting your trees and plants from deer

It's exciting to first see deer on your property, but deer can quickly decimate decorative trees, shrubs and fruit trees ...
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7 fast-growing shade trees to slash your Hydro bill

7 fast-growing shade trees to slash your Hydro bill

When the weather heats up in the summer, we often increase our Hydro costs by using air conditioners to cool ...
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How to make your yard bird-friendly

How to make your yard bird-friendly

Help birds suffering from climate change and habitat loss with dozens of tips from Audubon. The secret to success lies ...
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When trees and buildings meet

When trees and buildings meet

The current revival of green architecture began in the 1970s, when architects and engineers began to incorporate green roofs and ...
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The effects of trees on safer driving

The effects of trees on safer driving

Did you know tree-lined streets make driving safer? Urban foresters, road designers, and city planners encourage tree planting not only ...
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Using trees to scrub toxic particles from the air

Using trees to scrub toxic particles from the air

A recent study found that certain trees remove particles from the air. Birch, the best-performing tree, removed 79 percent of ...
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Do trees talk to each other?

Do trees talk to each other?

In his book, The Hidden Life of Trees: What They Feel, How They Communicate, German forester and author Peter Wohlleben ...
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Crown shyness

Crown shyness

A natural phenomenon called "crown shyness" occurs because the uppermost branches of certain tree species don't like to touch one ...
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Why plant trees in square holes

Why plant trees in square holes

Did you know planting trees in square holes makes them grow stronger and faster? Round holes promote a circular root ...
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