Category Archives: Trees

How to grow a variety of trees.

Fruit Trees for Northern Latitudes

With the exception of citrus, fruits that grow on trees are indigenous to temperate zones. In fact, fruit trees require exposure to a certain number of hours below freezing in order to produce a crop the following year. (more…)...
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How to Grow Apricot Trees

An apricot tree is certainly one fruit tree that we should have in our homes. Apricots are healthy and they provide the body with vital nutrients for good health. Apricots can also be used as an alternative for healthy weight loss diet regimes. An apricot tree is an early yielding fruit that is self-pollinated meaning...
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What are The Best Lemon Trees to Plant in My Yard?

Lemon trees are one of the best known fruit-bearing trees. And why would that not be the case, when its fruit is proven to be really beneficial? Like most trees and plants, the lemon trees are very helpful in making our surroundings more beautiful. Having these plants help in making your surroundings fresher and more airy....
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The History of The Pecan Tree

Pecan trees, 'Carya illinoinensis,' grow in natural groves in bottom lands near rivers or lakes with nearby periodic overflowing water. Archeological remains and fossil evidence reveals that pecans were collected and stored by Indians, the original settlers and inhabitants of America, and the group now known as the "mound builders." Read more

History of Pine Trees

Since the year eight hundred ten the city of Venice, Italy has been standing strong and mighty with its ever present clock tower, and St. Marks square. What few people know however is that 'The city of Venice rests on the hearts of Larch.' In the ninth century the name 'Pine' had yet to be...
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History of Apple Trees

Apple trees were the most popularly grown fruit tree in colonial America and practically every settlement farm and backyard gardener planted this easily grown fruit tree, or easier, the seed of the apple could be planted to establish a permanent food supply. Growing these apple tree products could be eaten fresh or could be dried...
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Why Trees are Vital for The Living

From the very beginning, trees have and still are playing an important role in improving the environment and life for all living beings. In fact, they were considered so highly that a few trees were even worshiped and considered as sacred. (more…)...
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History of The Cherry Tree

There are only a few instances in the ancient historical record concerning cherry trees. This absence in the record perhaps resulted in the fragile nature and perishability of the fruit, unlike the fruit from the apple tree. There are strong suggestions that the cherry tree originated in the territories of Asia Minor near the Black...
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