Historically, the olive tree was a symbol of peace. This connotation began in ancient Greece as early as the fifth century BCE. In the Bible, olive branches were used regularly to signal the end of a conflict or the appr... More »

Traditionally, the olive branch has been used as a symbol of peace. Its origins as a symbol of peace come from ancient Greek culture, when Athena planted an olive tree to win possession of Athens over Poseidon. Since the... More »

Removing an autumn olive tree is a complex process that can take several weeks, depending on the severity of the growth. In order to remove an autumn olive tree, you need gloves, goggles, glyphosphate herbicide, a hatche... More »

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A sweet olive tree is a shrub-like tree that needs very little pruning, usually only in the late fall and early spring after each blooming season. When pruning, start by removing old growth and then trim to maintain desi... More »

Traditionally, the olive branch has been used as a symbol of peace. Its origins as a symbol of peace come from ancient Greek culture, when Athena planted an olive tree to win possession of Athens over Poseidon. Since the... More »

To care for an olive tree, provide them with good draining, fertilizer and occasional watering. As a drought-tolerant plant, olive trees don’t require a lot of watering once they are established. More »

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Removing an autumn olive tree is a complex process that can take several weeks, depending on the severity of the growth. In order to remove an autumn olive tree, you need gloves, goggles, glyphosphate herbicide, a hatche... More »

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