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Evergreens Dec. 25, 2019

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Q: While looking for our Christmas tree, my daughter asked why some trees have needles and some don'... Read More

Walnuts and Buckeyes Oct. 23, 2019

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Q: I have several walnut trees on my property. I noticed that one mature tree did not produce any wa... Read More

Tree Lichens Sep. 18, 2019

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Q: I have a spruce tree that used to be perfectly shaped. The very top of the tree trunk has been br... Read More

Twig Girdlers and Pruners Sep. 04, 2019

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Q: All of a sudden, a lot of small short branches broke off the oak tree in our front yard. The grou... Read More

Types of Plant Problems Jul. 10, 2019

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Are you a plant-watcher? It may sound boring, but it can be interesting — especially when some... Read More

Problematic Pollarding Jul. 03, 2019

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Q: I've got two trees in my yard that were pruned years ago — before I bought — by someo... Read More

Ant Invasion Jun. 26, 2019

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Q: Our landscape has been invaded by ants. Actually, the ants aren't out in the landscape but instea... Read More

Pruning Details May. 29, 2019

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Q: In last week's article, you commented that one of the factors of plant deaths over the winter is ... Read More

Pesticide Breakdown May. 08, 2019

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Q: I have several apple and pear trees that I have treated with the fungicide Captan for several yea... Read More

Add 'Nature as Medicine' to Your Health Prescription Mar. 15, 2019

C Force

Correcting poor eating habits is among the great health challenges of our time. It is a root cause o... Read More

Planting Trees Oct. 03, 2018

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Q: We have a summer cabin that is in a wooded area. The trees in the woods are getting old, and not ... Read More

Dereliction of Political Duty in a Tweet Aug. 09, 2018

Froma Harrop

It's been policy hereabout to ignore presidential tweets of no national consequence. Whether Donald ... Read More

California's Gold Country: Land of Mines, Pines and Wines May. 13, 2018

Travel and Adventure

By Jim Farber The morning of Jan. 24, 1848, started out pretty much the same way all of James Marsha... Read More

We Are What We Eat Mar. 16, 2018

C Force

This week, on a tributary of the Amazon River deep in the jungle of Bolivia, we end our trek around ... Read More

If a Conservative Speaks, Will Liberals Hear? Mar. 16, 2018

Erick Erickson

If a tree falls in a forest with no one around, does it make a noise? That grade school joke of sort... Read More

Run, Woman, Run Jun. 21, 2017

Connie Schultz

After Hillary Clinton lost the presidential race, there were a few days there when it looked as if a... Read More

Tree Dispute With Neighbors Jun. 09, 2017

Dear AnnieĀ®

Dear Annie: Our next-door neighbors, the "Johnsons," must hate trees. Our neighborhood is full of be... Read More

Fall Leaves Oct. 05, 2016

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As the cool weather arrives in the northern states, trees will start showing their hidden colors. Th... Read More

Hibiscus and Tree Sap Sep. 14, 2016

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Q: Could you give me some guidelines for trimming my hibiscus? It is blooming now. I see that some g... Read More

Tree Roots and Stumps Jul. 27, 2016

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Question: I planted a Maple tree a few years ago. It's about 15 feet high now. Recently, I noticed t... Read More