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Butea Monosperma

Butea Monosperma, también conocida como Butea frondosa es una especie de planta medicinal perteneciente a la familia Fabaceae es nativa del Asia del sur tropical, de Pakistán, la India, Bangladés, Nepal, Sri Lanka, Birmania, Tailandia, Laos, Camboya, Vietnam, Malasia y Indonesia occidental..... Read more

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Usos de Bursera Simaruba

El Bursera Simaruba se adapta muy bien a diferentes hábitats, suelos salinos o calcáreos, por eso es usado como árbol de calles en áreas costeras; y es muy tolerante a vientos, recomendado como especie resistente a huracanes en el sur de la Florida..... Read more

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Bulnesia Arborea

El Bulnesia arborea - tambien conocido como guayacán de bola, guayacán garrapo, ibiocaí o vera - es un árbol de gran parte del norte de Sudamérica, en la región de las Guayanas, de Venezuela, Colombia, Guyana. A veces en el mercado internacional se lo nombra como Paraguay lignum vitae ya que sus propiedades y usos son similares al Guayacán, árbol del género Guaiacum..... Read more

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Brya Ebenus

El Brya Ebenus (tambien conocido como Jamaican Rain Tree o Jamaican Ebony) es un tipo de árbol floreciente y pertenece a la familia Fabaceae, originaria de las islas de Cuba y Jamaica..... Read more

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Brachychiton Acerifolius

El Brachychiton Acerifolius también llamado árbol de fuego illawarra, es una especie arbórea nativa de regiones subtropicales de la costa este de Australia. Es famoso por sus brillantes flores rojas acampanadas, que con frecuencia cubren todo el árbol cuando aún está sin hojas..... Read more

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Bombax Ceiba

El Bombax ceiba es un árbol de clima tropical, que posee un tronco recto y esbelto. Poseen hojas caducas que las pierden en invierno. Flores rojas con 5 pétalos, que aparecen en la primavera, antes de que salgan las hojas. Cuando se abren las cáscaras de los frutos poseen fibras parecidas al algodón..... Read more

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Bauhinia X Blakeana (Hong Kong Orchid)

El bauhinia x blakeana (Hong Kong Orchid) es un árbol tropical perteneciente a la familia de las leguminosas, con bellas flores similares a orquídeas o mariposas, lo cual se refleja en los nombres comunes con los que se la conoce en los países de habla inglesa, «Orchid tree» y «Hong Kong orchid tree» ("árbol orquídea" y "árbol orquídea de Hong Kong")..... Read more

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Por qué realizamos la poda de árboles y arbustos?

La poda de árboles y arbustos, que tiene varias definiciones, consiste esencialmente en retirar las partes de la planta para mejorar la salud, el efecto paisajístico o el valor de la planta. Una vez determinados los objetivos de la poda y comprendidos algunos principios básicos, la poda es ante todo una cuestión de sentido común..... Read more

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Bucida Buceras

Bucida Buceras. Nombre Común: Shady Lady, Black Olive. Tipo de Planta: Perennes o Caducas , Follaje de arbol grande..... Read more

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La poda en un árbol

Una poda en un árbol adecuada realza la belleza de casi cualquier árbol y arbusto del paisaje, mientras que una poda inadecuada puede arruinar o reducir enormemente su potencial paisajístico. En la mayoría de los casos, es mejor no podar que hacerlo incorrectamente..... Read more

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Calophyllum Brasiliense

Calophyllum Brasiliense es una especie nativa de las regiones subtropicales y tropicales de América Central, América del Sur y el Caribe..... Read more

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Ilex Cassine

Ilex cassine es sólo una de las 500 especies de acebo que se producen en regiones climáticas templadas a subtropicales y las cuales son arbustos y arboles ornamentales..... Read more

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Usos de Azadirachta Indica

Los extractos del Azadirachta Indica actúan, en los insectos, como antinutrientes e inhibidores hormonales de la metamorfosis; disminuyen los niveles de proteínas y aminoácidos en la hemolinfa e interfieren en la síntesis de quitina, lo que disminuye o anula la fecundidad al impedir a los insectos alcanzar la madurez, prolongando los estados larvarios o causándoles la muerte..... Read more

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Jackfruit (Artocarpus heterophyllus)

La Jaca (jackfruit) es la fruta de árbol cultivado más grande del mundo, alcanzando 35 kg en peso, hasta 80 cm de largo y 40 de diámetro. El exterior de la fruta es verde o amarillo cuando es maduro; el interior consiste en bulbos comestibles grandes de color amarillo, que incluye.... Read more

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Usos de Amphitecna latifolia

Entre algunos usos de Amphitecna latifolia podemos mencionar: Agroforestales: Como árboles aislados en potreros (refugio y sombra para el ganado), cercas vivas, delimitación de linderos y huertos caseros..... Read more

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Usos y propiedades de Adansonia digitata (Baobab)

Los usos y propiedades del Adansonia digitata o tambien llamado Baobab son variados, siendo la reducir la fiebre solo un ejemplo. Se utiliza como alimento, ya que se fruta es rica en fibra y tiene la capacidad de almacenar miles de litros de agua, lo cual resulta esencial para el hábitat desértico en el que el Baobab se encuentra. De este árbol se utiliza su corteza para hacer papel y cuerdas, las hojas para hacer sopas, su fruto y sus raíces..... Read more

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Cuidados del Acer Rubrum

Acer Rubrum también conocido como Arce rojo americano o Arce de Canadá es uno de los árboles más extendidos por el este de Norte América, de donde es originario. Pertenece a la familia de las Aceraceae. Es un árbol que se adapta a suelos.... Read more

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Usos medicinales de la acacia

Probablemente todos la conozcan, ya que es un árbol bastante habitual. Sin embargo, como nos suele ocurrir a menudo, lo más conocido nos es al mismo tiempo lo más desconocido. Puede que pasemos todos los días por delante de una acacia, pero no tenemos ni idea de los usos medicinales de la acacia en nuestra salud, ni tampoco de cuánto bien puede llegar a hacerle a nuestro organismo en el tratamiento de dolencias y enfermedades de forma natural. As.... Read more

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Árboles frutales, cuidados y características

Los arboles frutales son un ser vivo, una planta que se caracteriza principalmente por producir frutas. Muchos de estos frutos están presentes en nuestra dieta. Podríamos incluir en esta categoría sin problema a los famosos y saludables frutos secos..... Read more

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Usos de los árboles

Entre alguno usos de los árboles tenemos que nos da la madera y el papel. Pero la mayoría ignora que la aspirina – hoy sintetizada en laboratorio - tuvo su origen en el sauce blanco, cuando en 1829 un farmacéutico francés, Pierre-Joseph Leroux, extrajo de él la salicina, su principal componente..... Read more

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Diferencias entre árbol y arbusto

Las diferencias entre árbol y arbusto pueden ser confusos, particularmente cuando estás frente a un arbusto que se parece bastante a un árbol o viceversa. Sin embargo, hay una diferencia definida entre árboles y arbustos y, aunque algunas plantas desdibujan los límites, en la mayoría de los casos es fácil determinar la forma de una planta en particular..... Read more

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8 Cosas que no sabías sobre los árboles

Todos los días vemos árboles y generalmente los consideramos como un objeto común del paisaje, pero pocas veces nos preguntamos acerca de ellos. En realidad, los árboles son seres fascinantes y hay mucho que podemos aprender de ellos. Estos son 10 datos que probablemente avivarán tu curiosidad por la naturaleza:.... Read more

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Tipos de árboles

Los árboles se dividen en 4 categorías principales: árboles de hoja caduca, árboles de hoja perenne, árboles frutales y árboles de coníferas, cada uno de los cuales tiene características especificas que conviene conocer..... Read more

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Consecuencias de la deforestación

Muchas y diversas son las consecuencias de la deforestación, las cuales al igual que el medio ambiente se encuentran interrelacionadas entre sí, causando un efecto dominó devastador. Si hablamos de consecuencias, podemos observar una propagación del nivel local al nivel regional, terminando por expandirse al nivel global..... Read more

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Como se comunican los arboles entre ellos?

Gracias a las investigaciones realizadas por la ecólogo forestal Suzanne Simard se descubrió que las plantas interactuan y se comunican a travéz de una red subterránea de hongos, los que unen a las plantas con el ecosistema circundante..... Read more

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Cuidados de un arbol

Los cuidados de un arbol dependen de la especie, su tamaño, en que época del año nos situemos, el tipo de suelo (seco, humedo o arenoso) y el entorno que lo rodee..... Read more

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Two Perfect Additions to Your Garden

Two Florida native plant that are perfect additions to your garden.... Read more

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One of the smartest things a city can do: Planting Trees

One of the smartest things a city can do: Planting Trees!!.... Read more

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Arboles Bonsai Naranjos generan Naranjas en Miniatura

Este tipo de Bonsai crece alrededor de 19 pulgadas y existen 6 especies. Algunos de los Bonsai naranjos generas pequenas naranjas mientras que otros son mas diminutos con delicadas ramas..... Read more

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Los Arboles Liberan Oxigeno a Nuestro Planeta

Los Arboles Liberan Oxigeno a Nuestro Planeta.... Read more

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Common Tree Pruning Mistakes

Pruning trees makes them look neat and more attractive, and also enhances growth, health and strength. .... Read more

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Why do some flowering trees have more flowers than others?

The question above is interesting, and also challenging to answer. Explaining this phenomenon is complicated, because it concerns the variability of flowering patterns within individual tree species, and species-to-species comparisons regarding the magnitude of flower production. .... Read more

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Mulch and trees

Every gardener must, at some time, face the question: “to mulch or not to mulch?”. The general definition of mulching is the addition of a thin layer of material, most often organic, to the soil surface. The benefits of mulching are to reduce soil moisture loss, block weed growth....... Read more

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Disease resistance in garden plants

There are two general groups of causative factors: non-living (abiotic) and living biotic agents (pathogens)....... Read more

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How to Achieving a Garden with all Season Performance

Most gardens are dynamic in the sense that over the course of a calendar year they present a series of somewhat different “looks” or appearances, linked to the seasonal changes of temperature and precipitation. To ponder the performance of a garden over the entire year, it is useful to think of it as if it were a single complex unit, a cultivated ecosystem assembled by you, the gardener, to achieve a largely aesthetic effect. It is the componen.... Read more

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Sun and Shade Trees

eliophytes are capable of a more efficient use of high light intensities than sciophytes. Heliophytes can never reach photosynthetic saturation under natural conditions; sciophytes often reach a saturation level at light intensities of only 20% of full sunlight. Heliophytes grown under shade exhibit reduced growth and reproduction. Sciophytes placed in the direct sun can experience leaf burn and wilting. In a shaded environment, sciophytes have .... Read more

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Environmental Support

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Trees and their Application

The application of trees refers to their particular role in a garden, and represents a complex combination of appearance and utility. With rare exceptions, trees are the key plant type within a garden, primarily because of their size and the amount of space they occupy relative to other types of plants. .... Read more

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Tree Sizes

Tree size is most often described in terms of three broad height categories. Tree height is defined as the vertical distance between the base and the topmost branch, and can be calculated by triangulation remotely from the ground. A small tree is one that will reach a maximum height of no more than 25 feet at maturity. At the extreme, is the Dwarf Arctic Willow (Salix herbacea) which in nature grows to a height of only 2-3 inches at maturity. .... Read more

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Video Testing

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Allergy-Friendly Trees and Shrubs

Airborne pollen torments allergy and asthma sufferers. Pollen allergies are a serious medical problem for many individuals, requiring medications to overcome their effects. Weather reports often include the pollen count to alert people who may wish to modify their activities or stay indoors as much as possible when the readings are elevated. Pollen count is expressed as the quantity of pollen grains per square meter of air collected over....... Read more

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Noise Abatement with trees and shrubs

Noise Abatement with trees and shrubs.... Read more

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Controlling Weeds Organically

Weed control in a garden is a major challenge. The chemical industries have provided an arsenal of powerful herbicides to exterminate weeds; their effectiveness is beyond question but they are toxic substances which require special care in handling and to apply, and leave residue that may be harmful to animals and can contaminate ground water and streams..... Read more

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...Best time to water plants

Plant watering is a key aspect of effective garden management. This is true even in areas where rainfall is predictable and evenly distributed over the year. .... Read more

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Weeds in the trees. Part 1: Epiphytes and Parasites.

In nature, trees serve as habit and shelter for a large number of animal species, and also as host plants for other types of vegetation. This host role also spontaneously takes place in trees growing in parks and gardens, especially in the subtropics. Gardeners should be aware of the different kinds of these weeds, whether or not they are harmful to the host tree, and what if anything you should do about them. Combined, these woody or non-wood.... Read more

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Weeds in the trees. Part 2: Vines; Stranglers; Algae, Lichens and Moss

Vines. This is a group of weedy or woody plants, often called climbers, which are rooted in the ground but need to ascend trees or shrubs to reach sufficient light for full growth and seed production. This group includes the large woody vines, lianas, common in tropical forests. .... Read more

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Gardening Soils for South Florida

A luxuriant and healthy collection of trees is evidence that the gardener is aware of the soil requirements of the species under cultivation and has a basic understanding of soil science. Before addressing gardening soils for South Florida, some background is called for..... Read more

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Root Types

Tree roots vary in size from fine non-woody roots to large woody roots reaching 12 inches or more in diameter. Trees have evolved root systems in response to the ecological, soil and climatic conditions found in their native area, which have become part of their genetic inheritance. .... Read more

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...The End of TreeWorld Wholesale

On Thursday October 6th, 2016 south Florida was preparing for a powerful category 4 Hurricane with winds up to 140 miles per hour- Hurricane Matthew. Most Floridians went to the stores equipped with their emergency list, prepared to purchase enough food for 3 days-including the basics: water, food and necessities like flashlights. .... Read more

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Gardening in the shade

A key reason for planting trees, especially in the subtropics and tropics, is to create shade and provide a welcome refuge from direct sunlight for humans and animal, as well as to cool structures. .... Read more

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Tree Pruning

Pruning practices for trees and shrubs are basically identical, especially if you are dealing with a tree or trees you wish to maintain as a shrub or hedge by pruning. Most trees and shrubs, evergreen or deciduous plants, require occasional pruning to control height, width, to thin branching or to remove dead, diseased or rogue branches that may blemish overall appearance..... Read more

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Drought Tolerant Trees

Almost any location may experience a rainless period of a few days or longer which puts water stress on trees. Therefore is selecting trees for landscaping purposes where drought is a risk, it is useful to know their drought tolerance..... Read more

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Acacia Trees

The acacias represent a very large group of trees and shrubs, within the huge Legume family (Fabaceae). About 1,300 species of Acacia have been described, about three-fourths of them are native to Australia, where they are appropriately called thorn trees..... Read more

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Ten Top Reasons Trees are Important

Trees are an integral and vital part of human culture in a variety of ways. Ten of the reasons why trees are important are summarized below, not in any particular ranked order.Myth and Ritual. Trees are associated with human and animal origin myths in certain cultures, as well as long being considered a Tree of Life because of the .... Read more

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Tree Evolution

Based upon fossil evidence, true trees did not evolve until some 400 million years ago. At that time, trees had evolved to have characteristics of evolutionary features of strength, built by rings of growth to support increasing height and weight, protective bark to shield conductive cells moving water and nutrients up the tree, supportive collars of extra wood surrounding branches and of additional internal layers of wood at branch junctions to .... Read more

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Planting a tree in South FL

To successfully plant a tree or shrub in South Florida requires a certain amount of advanced study and planning to determine the best procedure to follow. Four general steps are suggested.Step 1 involves determining the soil type in the garden. The underlying bedrock of South Florida is limestone, which degrades into calcareous soils.These soils are alkaline, with pH values of 7.6 to 8.3, owing to the predominance of calcium carbonate. Neutra.... Read more

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How Trees Grow

From the time of seed germination to the death of a tree, it never ceases to grow. The growth rate varies according to its stages of development: seedling, sapling, maturity and senescence. In nature, trees reproduce primarily by seed, but some species also propagate themselves clonally. The potential maximum age, height and width a tree may achieve is generally determined by its genetic makeup, but certain other factors play important roles, .... Read more

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Trees and Fertilizer

About one year after a new garden tree has been planted, fertilizer application may begin, to achieve vigorous growth, and bountiful flowering and fruiting. Already established older trees in a garden also benefit from regular fertilizer applications. Basically, the nutritional needs of a tree relate to the individual tree species, and to the known deficiencies of the soil, which in South Florida are calcareous and excessively alkaline..... Read more

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Year Long Trees

Trees play different roles in the landscape over a calendar year, depending upon their growth character (evergreen or deciduous) and the change of seasons, either summer or winter in the middle and higher latitudes and dry or rainy season in the subtropics and tropics. Native woody vegetation a desert may be evergreen, or deciduous in the cooler season..... Read more

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Components of Trees

A typical tree is made up of three distinct components: the crown, trunk or stem and roots. .... Read more

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Trees and their Life Cycle

Over its cycle of life, an individual tree undergoes changes in its physical form as well as variations in the role it plays in the forest ecosystem of which it is a part. .... Read more

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Flowers

The plants of the world can be divided into those which produce flowers and those that do not. .... Read more

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weather and climate

At times, the terms weather and climate are used incorrectly. .... Read more

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Best time to plant

When the best time to plant a tree is may be a simple question, but the answer is somewhat complicated. The successful outcome of planting a tree by seed or transplanting a seedling is influenced by the date it was planted. .... Read more

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General Use of Trees

In the middle of the 19th Century, when American settlers moved west into the Kansas Territory, they encountered a vast prairie grassland with only a few trees in the river valleys..... Read more

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Island Trees

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Mahogany Trees

The term mahogany has multiple meanings; it apparently originates from the West Indies for the wood of a native tree with straight grain, moderate density, durable, resistant to rot, with a warm reddish-brown color and easy to work..... Read more

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Tabebuia Trees

Tabebuias belong to the bignonia plant family, a very large, mostly tropical plant family, encircling the earth and known most prominently for its highly ornamental flowering trees. .... Read more

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Tree Buds

Bud is a botanical term referring to newly developing shoots which appears at the tip of a stem or in the leaf axil, the upper area where the leaf stem is joined to the branch..... Read more

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Trees in the Landscape Coming Soon!

We are currently working to gather a collection of photographs of our "Trees in the Landscape.".... Read more

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Preparing trees for the next hurricane

An existing garden of whatever arrangement can be managed to reduce potential damage from a hurricane..... Read more

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Global Warming

Serious public concern about global warming—the Greenhouse Effect— and its impact on world agriculture and rising sea levels, has stimulated discussion about what can be done to counteract its effects and slow the increase of carbon dioxide (CO2) in the atmosphere. .... Read more

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Urban Trees

Urban trees can be defined as those species which are most appropriate for landscaping in urban areas, including in home yards, around commercial or industrial buildings, in parks, as a screen for unsightly land uses, along streets and boulevards, next to sidewalks and in medians. .... Read more

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Salt Tolerant Trees

Special measures need to be taken when landscaping with trees in locations where excessive amounts of salt represent an environmental problem. High levels of salts in soil, in runoff or irrigation water, as well as airborne salt spray can impact the growth and health of trees and shrubs..... Read more

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Classification of Trees

TreeWorld has an inventory of more than 200 different types of trees and shrubs. Keeping track of the inventory is a challenge, especially since we typically have several different sizes in stock of the same tree or shrub. We have to maintain accurate and up-to-date records so that we can respond quickly and accurately to customer orders when they are received. Nearly all trees and shrubs have acquired common names, which are usually based on som.... Read more

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Exotic and native trees

Trees, and all plants, have a natural distribution in the world. We refer to a tree native as when it occurs naturally in a particular place. Natural plant distribution may be considered at different levels on the basis of classification: plant family, genus and species, each level ranging usually from the most extensive to the most restricted. For example, the extraordinarily large and diverse Pea Family, Fabaceae, includes about 700 genera, .... Read more

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Evergreen Trees

By definition, evergreen trees are never without leaves, whereas deciduous trees spend part of the year without foliage in response to cooler or dryer climatic conditions. Most broadleaf rainforest trees and shrubs, along with conifers, palms and cycads are evergreen. Some subtropical or tropical trees are difficult to place in either an evergreen or deciduous category, being described as semi-evergreen or semi-deciduous; the two terms being ab.... Read more

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Street Trees

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Trees & Pollution

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