In the United States, pine cones range from the small, egg-shaped cones found on lodgepole pines that never exceed 2 inches in length to longer wooden cones of the knobcone and western white pines. The scales of some pin... More »

Make holiday ornaments by spraying the pine cones white or gold and attaching ribbon to the top. Another easy option is to purchase a clear plastic snap sphere from a craft store. Place a pine cone and other natural elem... More » Hobbies & Games Crafting

Make cinnamon pine cones by collecting the pine cones, removing visible debris and heating them in the oven for one hour at 200 to 250 degrees Fahrenheit to kill bacteria. When the pine cones are cool, place the them in ... More » Hobbies & Games Crafting

Mugo pines should be trimmed every year in the spring before the needles open. The most vigorous new growth should be trimmed first, followed by a second trimming a week later. More » Home & Garden Gardening & Landscapes Trees & Bushes

Pine cones drop from pine trees when they reach full maturation, which is when they reach approximately 2 years of age. These 2-year-old cones are female. More »

Pine trees can be identified by examining their needles, bark, cones and growth form and comparing the results to a field guide or dichotomous key. Additionally, considering the geographic location of the trees can reduc... More »

Types of Georgia pine trees include the slash pine, the spruce pine, the loblolly pine and the Table Mountain pine. Some other types of Georgia pines are the pond pine, the longleaf pine and the shortleaf pine. The loblo... More »