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What to Plant in the Fall for a Beautiful Spring!

Spring is when we usually think of planting new plants.  After a long harsh winter, it’s a time of new beginnings and new life and little leaves are starting to sprout out of the ground its time to figure out what you want to plant in your garden this year and get started!  However, there are a select few plants that are better suited to be planted in the fall than in the spring, let’s take a … [Read more...]

Arborvitae: Why We Love Them

You’ll find Arborvitae virtually everywhere in the U.S. Also known as Cedar or Thuja, this evergreen can be spotted in hedges in front yards, store fronts, parks and more. Why is it so popular? Well, here are a few of our favorite things about Arborvitae. Sound Cancelling: Live near 87 or another busy road? Have a noisy neighbor? Arborvitae can help. Arborvitae has thick, dense foliage, so … [Read more...]

The Benefits of a Shade Tree

A shade tree is any deciduous tree that grows to at least 50’ at its mature height and provides space beneath its canopy. Here are some of the more common ones hardy for upstate New York: Maples Weeping Maples Japanese Maples Black Gums Sweet Gums Weeping Willows Clump River Birches While any tree can provide benefits for your landscape, shade trees arguably give back the … [Read more...]