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#ShareATree for Arbor Day Foundation with Green is Universal

This post is in cooperation with the Arbor Day Foundation and Green is Universal. Our family tradition this time of year includes hunting for the perfectly shaped, real Christmas tree at a local tree farm.  In a pinch, we’ve bought trees that have been transported from another state.  But we try to keep it local, […]

Continue Reading By on December 4, 2014 in agriculture, ecosystem, green, holidays, tree, wildlife

Ecologists Name Troublesome Invasive Plants

Exotic invasive pest plants:  chances are you host them in your yard and so do I. I asked ecologist Belinda Esham to name a few of the most troublesome plants considered a severe threat in Tennessee.  Her personal worst of the worst list included at least two plants in my yard: privet and Japanese honeysuckle. […]

Continue Reading By on July 30, 2012 in garden, green, plants