Tree leaf identification charts are available through, Discover Life's "Time Machine", as mobile phone applications and through many state Extension agencies. According to, readers can use these chart... More » Home & Garden Gardening & Landscapes Trees & Bushes

Many different fruit tree identification guides are available. They can be found in print as desktop or pocket field guides, online, and as iPhone apps. Tree identification guides are usually divided by region. These gui... More »

Visual clues can be the a good way to identify pests in a garden, yard or home. Plant or property damage, nests, animal droppings and actual pest sightings indicate the need for further research on pest prevention, contr... More » Home & Garden Pest Control

The purple leaf sand cherry tree is also known as Prunus x cistena and is a shrub or small tree from the Rose family, according to Trees & Shrubs. It is known for its distinct purple foliage. More » Home & Garden Gardening & Landscapes Trees & Bushes

Tree roots in your septic system lateral lines prevent effluent water from flowing from the tank. Blue copper sulfate crystals kill the roots that cause the problem without harming the tree. The dead roots deteriorate, c... More »

Tree removal costs can range from $500 to $1,000 for average trees and be more than $10,000 for large ones. Costs can be lowered if the owner does some of the work or chooses not to include all the services offered by th... More » Home & Garden Gardening & Landscapes Trees & Bushes

Some tips for growing bay leaf trees include planting it in well-drained soil amended with organic matter and planting it either in a pot or outside depending on the climate. Bay leaf trees need to be planted in a pot in... More » Home & Garden Gardening & Landscapes Trees & Bushes