Little girl standing behind a purple umbrellaTypically, people tend to favor neighborhoods with more trees in them. However, this is more than just an aesthetic reason for this. Studies conducted across the country have shown that there are immense psychological benefits that trees can have on an entire neighborhood. Here’s a few reasons why trees create a more stable, inviting, and happy community...

man whitewashing treesMany people falsely believe that because their trees are dormant during the winter months, they will be just fine and do not need any extra attention.  This is not true.  Many trees can become dehydrated, suffer from sun damage, have splitting bark, or be destroyed by hungry animals.  

Long rows of snowy leek plants in the fieldTypically when you think of gardening, you imagine that it is a spring and summer activity.  However, there are quite a few things that you can plant and grow through the winter.  In fact, winter planting can help grow your heartier plants, as there are less pests to eat your young seedlings.  Make sure to check the weather to ensure that your plants are in the ground before winter freezing.  Read on for six things you can plant in your garden, even at the beginning of winter.