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Nancy Penrose

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    2013-01-06
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BigTreeSupply.com: Hemlock

Hemlock is the common name of the Tsuga, a member of the pine family and conifer genus. When the tree’s leaves are crushed, they smell like the poison hemlock plant (the plant that killed Socrates).
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BigTreeSupply.com: Proper Tree Nutrition

Trees need nutrients - chemical elements and compounds - for their internal metabolism and growth. Without the right amount of nutrients, a tree will have difficulty maturing.
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BigTreesSupply.com: Advice From A Tree Transplanter On Soil Conditions

Did you know that there are designated state soils? Oregon’s state soil is Jory, which is named after Jory Hill and the Jory family who lived in the area during the mid-1800s.
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BigTreeSupply.com: Landscaping with Deciduous Trees

Deciduous trees are trees that lose their leaves (as well as flowers and fruit) once a year. The shedding usually occurs in the fall, and is followed by a dormant period when the tree is considered in
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    Dec 07, 2013
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BigTreeSupply.com: Understanding the Biological Classification of Plants

The first classification of living things was developed by Aristotle over 2,300 years ago. In his classification there were only two groups, animals and plants. He divided the animals into three subgr
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BigTreeSupply.com: The Beautiful Birch Tree

Birch trees are members of the Betulaceae family. Betulaceae trees also include hornbeams, hazels and alders. The name “birch” comes from an Indo-European word meaning “white, bright, to shine".
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    Oct 18, 2013
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Enhance Your Landscape With A Maple Tree

There are over 125 different maple tree varieties in the world. Maples are known for the oppositely arranged leaves, with leaflets (lobes) coming out from many different points at the base of the leaf
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BigTreeSupply.com: Buying Flowering Cherry Trees

Cherry trees are members of the “rosaceae” family and ”Prunus” genus, which includes plum, peach and almond trees.
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BigTreeSupply.com: Protecting Trees During the Winter

During the winter, cold temperatures, snow, excessive sun and strong winds can harm trees. Types of winter damage include broken branches from snow and ice, as well as damaged bark, branches and roots
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