On a hot July day, it takes little convincing to walk in the shade of trees. This Norway maple, about twenty years old, shelters many bird nests this season.
The same tree in autumn, displays its colors, adding to the many benefits of such trees on the Northern Plains.
But how do we deal with the tree stump, once the tree has served its life among us? Dr. John Ball, South Dakota State University forester has suggestions in the link below. Another quick topic shares the benefits of adequate roots in potted plants. See these in this link:
Plenty of other topics at Plant Exchange Blog! See you next week!