Tag: tree island

Dealing With Weeds

Many of us would prefer not to use pesticides.  BTW – the term “pesticides” is a general term indicating any product used to kill something.  Insecticides kill insects, rodenticides kill rodents, miticides kill mites and herbicides kill plants.  By itself, the term does not… Continue Reading “Dealing With Weeds”

Creating a Tree Island

One of the primary recommendations when planting a tree is to create a protective area around it, a buffer zone, separating the tree from the lawn. Which is where many people plant a new tree, smack dab in the middle of an existing lawn.… Continue Reading “Creating a Tree Island”