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Hemlock trees and their pests

Since the 1950s hemlock trees have been in a widespread decline due to the introduction of the Hemlock Woolly Adelgid from Japan The HWA cause foliar damage crown loss and mortality by inserting a feeding tube into the base of hemlock needles and suck the nutrients from the tree stem They cover themselves with a white wool-looking substance where they lay over 200 eggs per wool sac

Plant Health Experts

Photo Source (Tree Dictionary) This week I spent some time helping the team at Mark Webber's Landscaping conduct a tree risk assessment of a very large Ash tree After the Ash inspection I then inspected a number of other trees on the subject landscape The property owner had unfortunately had her trees been mistreated by improper pruning The term "seal " rather than "heal " is used

Red Hemlock Bark Mulch by the Yard

Red Hemlock is organic HOW TO MULCH - RIGHT VS WRONG: A correctly mulched tree is a happy tree Mulch that is spread out evenly (at 2-3" deep) in a circle around the tree keeping it away from the base is ideal In doing this the roots are protected and insulated by the mulch but still have room near the trunk to breathe

Density of wood in kg/m3 g/cm3 lb/ft3 – the ultimate guide

Hemlock: 657-800: 0 60-0 80: 41–50: Hemlock has a high density and is light weight with uniform grains making it best used for sheets frames boards beams and construction material It can be machined easily but needs protection from decay Spruce: 400-705: 0 40-0 71: 25–44: Spruce wood has a large density range It is one of the

How to Grow a Hemlock Tree from a Seed

Collecting Hemlock Seeds The best way to collect hemlock seeds is by gathering pinecones from hemlock trees that are healthy and mature It usually takes a hemlock tree 20 to 40 years to begin to produce pinecones with seeds so you may need to do a little searching for a good tree to collect from

Trees of the Adirondacks: Eastern Hemlock

The Eastern Hemlock is a slow-growing long-lived tree which may take 250 to 300 years to reach maturity The Eastern Hemlock is under severe pressure from the Hemlock Woolly Adelgid an insect pest native to Asia and accidentally introduced to the US This pest which leads to decline and mortality within four to ten years has thrived along the East coast damaging hemlock forests from Maine

Five Shrub and Tree Pruning Mistakes and How to Avoid

Five Shrub and Tree Pruning Mistakes and How to Avoid Them Posted on June 3 2016 Ask any tree service professional what they are asked about most and they'll tell you it has to do with pruning the periodic cutting back of perennial woody shrubs and trees Many homeowners understand why these plants need to be pruned periodically They've no doubt heard at one time or another that

How to Deal with Extremely Root Bound Plants

Gardening Mistakes: Six Ways We've Killed Plants Leave a comment 22 Comments Jim Bovinet April 11 2014 7:18 am Isn't a Global knife a little bit of overkill for the garden? Seems like a job for a hori hori rainey April 11 2014 8:53 am I know! That sort of horrified me too! Mrs Homegrown April 11 2014 9:37 am It's the sharpest knife I have! Bad I know Misc Marsha April 11

Apiaceae: Parsley or Carrot Family Identify herbs plants

Apiaceae Plants of the Parsley or Carrot Family (Previously known as the Umbel Family: Umbelliferae) The Parsley Family includes some wonderful edible plants like the carrot and parsnip plus more aromatic spices found in your spice cabinet such as anise celery chervil coriander caraway cumin dill fennel and of course parsley

How to Grow and Tongwei Care of a Canadian Hemlock Tree

Canadian Hemlock Trees are slow-growing plants – they will grow only twenty-four inches a year – but they live for a long time In the wild they may reach eighty feet in height with a spread of twenty-five or thirty feet though it varies from tree to tree The trees are best grown in cool moist and well-drained soils If possible it is a good idea to protect the trees from the wind

How to Buck a Tree: Cutting Logs for Maximum Yield

19/11/2018Generally the highest grade material is in the butt end of the tree in other words the part of the tree that is directly above the stump This section will have the least amount of knots and blemishes Be careful not to cut the first log too long If you have a log that has 12 feet of grade and you cut that tree 14 feet long you either end up with lower grade 14-foot lumber or the

How to Maintain Hedges

5 common mistakes to avoid when maintaining shrub borders Skip to main content This Old House homepage and air Every few feet reach inside and clip a branch or two at a 45-degree angle just above a nub or leaflet that's growing in a direction you want to encourage If a hedge is old and seriously overgrown you'll need to do some rejuvenation pruning using the three-year rule Remove

Solutions to the 30 Biggest Landscaping Mistakes

Avoid these scenarios by looking at the main stem where the largest branch is and then where all of the tentacles come out That's the root ball and that's what you want to meet right along the surface A good rule of thumb with plants is to dig to the actual height of the container in which it came

Tree Notes: Green ash: Beautiful fast growing tree in peril

22/03/2007One of the virtues of green ashes is that they are fast-growing but have a fairly long life compared to many fast-growing trees Their lifespan can range from 100 to 150 years Our green ash is a large mature tree It has grown in an open moist area with no other tree nearby to affect its spread and it has a truly beautiful shape It has

Top 7 Bonsai Repotting Mistakes

Bonsai repotting is not as difficult as many bonsai beginners think A while ago I posted step-by-step instructions that make bonsai repotting the easiest thing you've ever done Today I will tell you what bonsai repotting mistakes you should avoid: 1 Using the same pot Young bonsai grow faster than well established ones so make sure to use a larger pot when repotting your bonsai tree

Fast Growing Privacy Shrubs

We've made a list of fast growing privacy shrubs to give you ideas for what to look for Skip to content Contact Info Customer Login Request Quote 214-728-8894 Request Service Pricing Call Us: 214-728-8894 Menu Home Lawn Maintenance Lawn Mowing Tree Shrub Trimming Leaf Removal Service Flower Bed Cleanup Full Service Lawn Care All Lawn Services Weed Control Turf

Firewood

Hemlock: 15 9: 2482: Black Spruce: 15 9: 2482: Eastern White Pine: 14 3: 2236: Balsam Fir: 14 3: 2236: Eastern White Cedar : 12 2: 1913: Eastern Red Cedar These firewood BTU ratings charts compare the heat energy content of common firewood types along with both green and dry weight per firewood cord These charts were compiled from various sources so some comparisons between species may

How To Prune Hemlock Trees

If damage to the hemlock tree is extensive severe pruning may be needed Hemlock trees can withstand severe pruning and will recover from losing as much as 50% of its branches Pruning Hemlocks To Remove Competing Main Trunks Upright hemlock varieties look best when they have only one main trunks so home owners often want to remove secondary upright trunks that may start to grow These

Eastern Hemlock Tree Images and Facts

21/03/2019Eastern hemlock (Tsuga canadensis) also called Canada hemlock or hemlock spruce is a slow-growing long-lived tree which unlike many conifers grows well in shade Hemlock may take 250 to 300 years to reach maturity and may live for 800 years or more

10 Bad Things We Do to Our Trees

16/01/2020Poor tree placement and the lack of a landscape plan can harm both your tree and the property it battles to live with Avoid planting trees that will outgrow the space provided Damage to building foundations water and utility lines and walkways is the usual result In most cases the tree

Trees Not to Have in Your Horse Pasture

But what this all means is that any tree that's growing within a horse pasture should be safe to eat Generally horse owners don't plant trees in pastures for this reason Saplings have a good chance of being aggressively pruned by horses--to the point where you'll be left with nothing but a ragged stick If you do plant trees you'll need to find a way to safely protect them until

Mountain Hemlock Facts Distribution Growth Rate Pictures

05/07/2017Mountain Hemlock Tree Mountain Hemlock Pictures Quick Information Other Names: Hemlock spruce black hemlock: Tree Type: Evergreen: Identification : Size: 66-131 ft (20-40 m) Trunk Diameter: 79 in (2 m) Needles (Leaves): -1 in (7-25 mm) long and 1 ⁄ 32 – 1 ⁄ 16 in (1-1 5 mm) in breadth with a blunt tip and soft texture glossy and yellow-green to bluish-green Bark: Gray thin

Plant Health Experts

Photo Source (Tree Dictionary) This week I spent some time helping the team at Mark Webber's Landscaping conduct a tree risk assessment of a very large Ash tree After the Ash inspection I then inspected a number of other trees on the subject landscape The property owner had unfortunately had her trees been mistreated by improper pruning The term "seal " rather than "heal " is used

plants to avoid nibbling on like the poison hemlock I

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Growing a hemlock tree from seed is the easiest method of propagation for these graceful giants Best of all you can easily control their size by pruning and shaping them Moisten a handful of coarse sand and place it in the plastic bag Push the seeds into the sand secure the top of the bag and place it in the refrigerator Allow it to remain there for 3 to 4 months or until the danger of