Monthly Archives: December 2005

Repairing A Wind Broken Maple

Q. I have a very small maple tree in my front yard, transplanted this spring from a shoot that sprang up in my flower bed! It was doing quite nicely; however, a recent windstorm broke a couple of its branches … Continue reading

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Shade Tree Suggestions

Q. I want to plant a nice shade tree in my back yard. It seems like every tree I consider has its pros and cons. I am most concerned about the mess—I have installed a beautiful clay paver stone patio … Continue reading

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Topping Trees

Q. In our condominium complex we have several English oak trees. We had an arborist prune those plus another 40 trees of different species. The English Oaks are getting to be approximately 30 plus ft. tall. I hear that they … Continue reading

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Tip Browning Mass Cane

Q. I have a plant labeled as “mass cane.” I’ve noticed recently that most of the leaves are starting to turn yellow at the tips and eventually the yellow turns brown. I have not watered the plant for 2-3 weeks … Continue reading

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Hollow Potatoes

Q. Dear Peter, We live in Graham and love to raise our own potatoes because they are fun to raise and taste better than the ones from the store.  However, we got a lot of potatoes last year that are … Continue reading

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