4 Trees to Plant to Celebrate Earth Day

Earth Day

Are you planning on giving back this year by planting a tree?

Not sure which tree to plant?

Earth Day is April 22, and it is a great reminder for all of us to reduce our carbon footprints by planting a tree. First celebrated in 1970, Earth Day is now a global event that is celebrated in more than 192 countries each year.

To celebrate Earth Day, we wanted to share with you 4 trees that you might like to plant and some tips on how to grow them.

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How to Keep Trees Alive Even In a Drought

How to Keep Trees Alive

Have you lost trees because of the harsh summers?

Already the temperatures are rising and the warmer weather is on its way. Even in southeast Michigan, lawns are turning green again and the ground has thawed.

This is the time of year that many people start to plant new trees or take stock of the trees that didn’t make it through the winter. If you are planning to plant a tree in honor of Earth Day and want to see that tree survive any type of weather even a drought, this article is for you.

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How to Grow Daffodils With Ease


When should I plant daffodil bulbs?

Are daffodils easy to grow?

Welcome back to Beginner Gardening Wednesday. This month during our weekly series for beginner gardeners, we are publishing articles about easy to grow perennials.

Perennials are one of our favorites as gardeners because these flowers come back year after year. The bottom line is that perennials are a great return on investment.

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April Gardening Tips for the Pacific Northwest

April Gardening Tips

Are you unsure where to get started in your backyard?

Are you ready to take on the garden?

The days are growing longer and the grass is looking greener. Both are signs that it is time to get dirt under our fingernails as we work the ground outside.

Whether you are looking for what to do for your landscape or wondering if you can start planting vegetables, this list has some fantastic gardening tips for our Pacific Northwestern neighbors.

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How to Grow the Perennial Sage for Beginners

Blue Salvia (salvia farinacea)

Blue Salvia (salvia farinacea)

Are you looking for an easy to grow perennial?

Welcome to Beginner Gardening Wednesday. Beginner Gardening Wednesday is our weekly series that we have been publishing for over 8 months now. Every Wednesday, we make it our goal to provide our beginner gardeners with tips and tricks that will turn their thumb green.

This month, we are focusing on a particular group, perennials. All month long on Wednesdays, you can find easy to grow perennials that are sure to make your neighbors envious.

Today, we are sharing about perennial sage.

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