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Above ground, trees and shrubs perform important environmental services by providing food and shelter to people and wildlife, oxygenating the air, and beautifying the landscape. Below ground, their roots open up critical passageways for the movement of air, moisture, and soil food web members.
Mulch and TermitesMulch adjacent to the foundation can provide food and moisture needed by termites and other insects.This should not be a real problem as long as you have a pest control company regularly inspect and spray.  CORRECT ANSWER:Im told that cedar, cypress and redwood much is too ha…
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Negligence However, there is an "if" to that question as with many insurance issues. If the tree was normally healthy and the wind blew it down is the first area to consider. 1- Your insurance company would not pay for damages to the neighbor simply because you have no legal liability to the neig…
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You might want to consider a palm tree. Depending on the area surrounding the pool. They have a small root ball so you won't have to worry about the roots invading your pool "wall". There are many varieties which have little or no debris. And they are great specimens remember that a lot of them are …
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Just completed similar rebuild 3 years ago. Hired the original builder and after watching realized I could do this myself.The support behind the pool walls should be similar to that of interior walls in your home. There should be a stud (2x4) spaced evenly every 16". Remove the old walls without dam…
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Following Christian tradition, the Christmas tree would be put up and decorated on December 24, Christmas Eve, and stay up until January 6, the day of Epiphany. Epiphany is a feast day that celebrates God the son, as the human Jesus Christ. However, it seems most people put their Christmas trees up…
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When the Christmas tree tradition came into being a few hundred years ago in the Alsace region, the decorations consisted of nuts, apples, cookies and wooden toys. No doubt, the first birds to decorate a tree were also wooden. I just can't imagine a Christmas tree without my grandmother's very fragi…
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Answer go to dollar tree and ask for application. but the law is strick on hiring teenagers under 16. you may have to wait. but go ask anyway. Dollar Tree policy is age 16 minimum honesty, most places hire under 16 anyways as long as your a good student. they usually make exceptions if you are …
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Greece, Germany, China, India, Russia, Japan, Scandinavia, the British Isles, the Middle East, North America, Central America, South America, etc.In other words, just about everywhere.Conifers are simply cone-bearing trees. They include pines, cedars, junipers (which are excellent for Bonsai), cypre…
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Answer A lot of times the soil in a forest is in a thin layer on top of limestone. The roots of the tree can only reach a certain depth. The tree continues to grow and add mass until its weight becomes too great for the roots to support. Usually, if the tree is the largest in the forest, it will…
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In a container:If your tree is in a container with nice porous, fast draining soil you literally cannot overwater it, but on the flip side it cannot withstand long periods (more than a couple days) without water. Nurseries water thoroughly 2, 3, or more times a day. When watering fill the container …
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Painting trees The white "stuff" they paint on the bottom of the tree is an insecticide. It keeps ants and other destructive bugs from burroughing into the bark and causing damage to the tree.
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There are actually a number of causes: - Drought (or not enough moisture) - Acidification from dog urine - Nutrient deficiency - Lowered pH - Excess heat from the sun (esp. on several consecutive hot summer days) - Cutting too close too often - Killing action from too strong a herbicide mixt…
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Blight is a fungal infection that can look similar to some other symptoms, check for small black fruiting bodies on the recently killed leaves and stems. When dry you can prune the infected growth back about 2inches into live wood, being careful to sterilize your clippers after each cut and destroy…
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Answer Historically, the oak leaf is a symbol of endurance and strength. It is also a commonly referenced symbol in religion and mythology. For more information, look up "Oak" in Wikipedia. In the US Army the rank insignia for the rank of MAJOR is oak leaves on the shirt collar.  Majors in t…
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Generally speaking, softwoods are best for paper making as it's easier to split or break up the fibres in the pulping process. Softwood fibres tend to be more flexible than hardwood fibres which lends itself to making thin flexible sheets.Examples of softwoods are Fir, Spruce, and Pine. a good site …
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Tree rootsYes. Plants don't have brains, so death occurs differently for them. We cut a tree down and the plant will continue until the available food is used up, one of the reasons we can have cut flower arraingements.Some trees actually possess the ability to germinate new saplings once the main t…
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When you get your tree home and before you bring it inside, cut at least 1 inch on a small slant off the bottom. This creates an open "wound" that the tree can take water through. As long as you keep the bottom of the tree and the entire cut area filled with water, you should get a good, solid month…
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Seed falls on/in ground. Seed grows. Tree grows. Tree starts to grow seeds. Seeds fall off. Cycle starts again. The Seed Either Gets placed in the ground or falls on the ground from an already existing tree, the seed then begins to grow and becomes a plant, the plant then becomes bigger and then b…
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Prune when the tree is dormant. Right before buds start to develop. You will need a pair of pruners, loppers, and maybe a saw. Cut any twigs, or branches that cross into each other. You want to try and cut any growing far downward to maintain an upright shape. All cuts you make should be cut at an a…
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To answer this we need to also take a look at where the Christmas tree came from. The Christmas tree came from the Germanic regions. Origionally it was part of a Pagan festival called the "12 Rauhnachte," which means 12 harsh nights. During the winter, the Germanic people observed that everything se…
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Ficus trees Check for spider-mites. Put a clean, white piece of paper on the floor, shake the branches above the paper then look at the dust on the paper. If the dust particles start to move around, you have spider-mites. Spider-mites make small holes in the leaves to suck out some sap. The sap con…
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Killing a Tree Among the possibilities: Disease Lightning Chainsaw Caterpillars If you are TRYING to kill a tree, (like a someones tree blocking your view) Either pound big copper nails into the base all the way around, or drill the base and put copper rods on the holes. - Go to this web si…
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AVL TreesIn computer science, an AVL tree is the first-invented self-balancing binary search tree. In an AVL tree the heights of the two child subtrees of any node differ by at most one, therefore it is also known as height-balanced. Lookup, insertion, and deletion are all O(log n) in both the avera…
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Yes, there will be some hanging around ... any foraging bee that was flying gathering pollen and nectar at the time the hive was destroyed, will make their way back to where the hive entrance was sited to bring back their food for the colony. They stick around for at least a day or two, but they can…
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Answer Depending on where you are you could use explosives since they make some specifically for getting rid of stumps Maybe the most ecological way is to make holes of 2 cm with a drill, then fill them with breed of Pleurotus ostreatus, oyster mushroom, wich will take care of the fibres and giv…
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you grab a shovel and dig it outCall a stump removing company.Get stump remover.
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The Tallest Tree According to the researches of Dr A.C. Carder, the tallest tree ever measured was an Australian Eucalyptus regnans at Watts River, Victoria, Australia, reported in 1872 by forester William Ferguson. It was 132.6 m (435 ft) tall and almost certainly measured over 150 m (500 ft) orig…
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Answer A McClellan saddle tree is made up of five wooden parts. The pommel, two side bars, and the cantle (which itself is comprised of two parts joined together with an iron strap). The entire affair is then covered with rawhide which is sewn together using rawhide lacing. This method of tree co…
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You could cut a ring all the way around it through the bark. A chainsaw is easiest but a handsaw, hatchet or axe works too. http://forestry.about.com/ You can chemically treat and kill trees Go to Dr. Bonnie Appletons webpage and click on how to kill a tree - http://www.treelink.org/docs/appleton_po…
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Rain Forest Vegetation Rain Forests are grouped into two major types: tropical and temperate. Most might say the main vegetation is trees, but rain forests have a vast amount of different kinds of vegetation. Here's some more information: A tropical rain forest has broadleaf evergreen trees …
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Cash Crop from Acacia Tree There is no cash crop made from the Acacia Tree, but the tree itself can be a crop.It is used as lumber for decorative furniture.It is also used in the manufacture of medicine and perfume.Parts of it are used as food spice, and extracts are used for tanning. it is the sou…
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Putting Newly Shredded Tree Mulch on FlowersIt's not so much a function of time, but more a function of conditions. The shredded wood needs to decompose before you put it on other plants. That may take anywhere from a few weeks to many months, depending on conditions. The wood needs to be composted,…
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Bugs, Lightening, Acid Rain and Topping are some things that can harm trees. Ref: http://www.blackpool.gov.uk/NR/rdonlyres/542C6D59-77CB-42BF-8C11-912F5A03D23E/0/toppinghandout.pdf Go to this web site and click on How to Kill a Tree http://www.treelink.org/docs/appleton_posters.php
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Any kind of wood COULD be used to make them, but basswood is ideal; it carves and shapes easily, is lightweight, doesn't cost very much and sands well.
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depends on the weather and variety of plum and apricot. mostly they need a rather cold winter requiring 300-600 cold hours to wake up properly, a mature tree will need about 10-12 liters of water per day (you can give it 30 liters every 3 days) and a sunny spring. you will get better flavour when th…
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Try Ebay for 'Tree House' Amazon.com is also a good place to look. There are also other online stores for books, such as Abebooks and Alibris. If you can't find it online, your local bookstore might be able to order it for you.
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Answer I got when we had itQUESTION: "http://wiki.answers.com/Q/I_have_a_Live_oak_tree_that_is_covered_with_some_type_of_cobweb_silky_from_its_base_on_up_only_on_the_bark_can_anyone_tell_you_what_it_is"I HAVE A LARGE LIVE OAK (BEEN TOLD IT IS ALOT OLDER THAN ME) AND THE ANSWERS I HAVE GOTTEN FROM M…
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Answer The largest tree in the world is a California Redwood tree named the General Sherman tree located in Sequoia National Park in California.
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the oldest living tree is the Bristlecone pine. It can be found atop the arid mountains of the Great Basin from Colorado to California. The oldest- determined to be almost 5000 years old, located in the Ancient Bristlecone Pine Forest in the White mountains of California. This information came from…
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During the winter, while the tree is dormant.Answeractually that's a common misconseption born from the fact that most farmers prune trees in winter but that's mostly 'cos its the only time they can. in most cases the best time to prune trees is mid spring and late summer. prunning in winter increas…
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Probably the best way to remove a tree is to cut it down and remove the stump. Herbicides will kill the tree, but you will still need to remove it. Depending on the herbicide, you may affect other plantings nearby or kill other trees at the same time. There are several types of herbicide to el…
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Answer Depending on where you live the best time is in the fall when trees are starting to go dormant. The previous answer is wrong. Weeping cherries bloom profusely unless you prune it in the fall. You should prune it (and all spring blooming trees) in the spring after the blooming is finished…
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Removing a Stump Most tree service companies have "stump grinders " that work very well on large stumps. There are also available chemical treatments which act much more slowly and also bio agents for the environmentally concerned.
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Leaves are the food factories of plants. During the spring and summer, they are actively making food and are filled with pigments, like chlorophyll, which gives the leaves their green color. As summer ends and the days get shorter and cooler, food production stops and the leaves stop producing food.…
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Answer:A question on a standard IQ test. Here are my thoughts: 1) they start their beginnings in the ground. 2) tree leaves and fly wings look similar under a microscope.The best two answers are:1) They are both living.2) They both reproduce.To say they are both living and they both reproduce is r…
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Hope this helps? We have an older than 35 yr old Live Oak and we have removed some of the large roots (above grownd and below) BUT I'm not sure about a tree that is only 35 yrs old. When we did remove roots, we only remove a couple small ones or 1 large one during one season. From the info our…
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The Legend of the Dogwood According to a fictitious legend, Jesus Christ was impaled on a dogwood tree. Because of his compassion for the dogwood and so that it would no longer be used as an instrument of impalement, Jesus decreed that it should become a smaller tree and that its petals shoul…
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The tallest living tree stands at 367 feet, 6 in.or five stories higher than the Statue of Liberty. It is a Mendocino Tree, a coast redwood (Sequoia sempervirens) found at Montgomery State Reserve near Ukiah, California, USA. It is estimated to be over 1000 years old. The tree was last measured in S…
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A tree can be 1000
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These are all the ones i know: Paris, Lyon, Marseille, Bordeaux, Lille, Nice, Orléans, Strasbourg, Toulouse, Rennes, Limoges, Cannes, Clermont-Ferrand, Avignon, Chartres, Lourdes, Clichy, Colmar, Cognac, Grenoble, Montpellier, Nimes, Versailles, and Aix-les-Bains.
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An ordered tree is a tree that has the children of each node ordered in a certain manner. When the root is shown at top, the children are written from left to right.
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There is no such things as a cashew apple tree. The cashew nut grows on a fruit called an apple onto which the nut is attached. They are pulled off of the apple and the apple is eaten in areas where they grow.
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No, they don't. Vascular plants are those which have phloem and xylem structures within them to transport water and nutrients around the plant. Most of the plants you see around you are vascular. Think about grass or herbaceous plants - you won't find growth rings in those if you cut them through …
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The sweet cherry will get to about 30 feet in height if cultivated and twice that if unmanaged. cherry trees come in three types dwarf ,semi- dwarf and standard. the height is 8-10ft 10-15 and 30ft respectively. we were wondering if the Bing Cherry is in this same category for size?
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A tree that sheds its leaves once in a year mostly in autumn is called a deciduous tree. The trigger for deciduous trees to shed their leaves is normally associated with changes in temperature. That's why certain deciduous species when planted in temperate or tropical areas will retain their leaves…
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Simply being the owner of the tree does not make you liable. Generally, No one is liable for acts of nature. So if the tree falls due to a natural occurrence you are not liable. If however you were in the process of cutting down the tree or trimming it when some part of it fell on someone, then you…
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Trees appear green because the green pigment in the plastids called chlorophyll absorb all chromatic color in light other than green and therefore it appears green in color.
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Please see related link below. I sell citrus trees. My grower had Sweet Kumquat trees in 800 gallon pots for sale last year. They were about 9 to 10 feet tall and about 14 feet across.. I would think they will get slightly larger in the ground.
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Yes. Further Answer In fact, without pruning some plants fare worse than those with regular care and pruning. Actually, pruning is one of the important parts of bonsai cultivation. If pruning a pine tree harmed it, it would be impossible to turn them into bonsai trees and agreat proportion of the…
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Well, sort of. But the question indicates some ignorance, although probably it is innocent ignorance. A tree is a type of plant. A flower is what some plants sprout for reproduction. Angiosperms are the types plants that flower to reproduce ... the flower has the stamen and pistil for plant-sex…
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summer, that's when its roots are most active
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Boat and ship building, construction, trade and export, firewood, fencing, charcoal making, barrel making,
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AnywhereCherry trees will grow wherever you plant them. But here are some tips as to what you should make sure of if you want it to grow and stay alive:Choose a sunny location that has deep, well-drained soil and good air circulation. It is important for the soil to be well-drained because otherwise…
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Softwood is the wood of coniferous trees, such as pine and spruce, where as hardwood comes from decidious trees such as oaks and maples. Paper made from softwood contains longer fibers, and is much stronger and rougher than paper made from hardwood trees. For this reason, it is used for mak…
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You get oxygen and beauty from tree's and other plants.
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A mulberry tree [Morus spp] is the oldest tree in the state of Uttaranchal, and in fact of all India. Mulberries aren't known for being long lived. But the Badrinath Temple tree is beating the odds. Specifically, it's reputed to be at least 1,200 years old. It no longer fruits. But it still grows fr…
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The telephone helps us communicate and pass on important information. You can talk with your friends, family, or business people. The telephone has helped us so much!
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May 2009 - Response to "If it's outside, prune it in the fall. " If you prune in the fall, you will very likely diminish the number of blooms you see in the Spring, as bud set up occurs the previous year. Fall is a good time to look over your tree and note where over lapping branches are located, …
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In simple layman's terms: If a piece of evidence was received by unlawful means such as a search without a valid search warrant, any evidence that stems from that one illegal search will be considered inadmissible in a court of law. The only way out of this would be being able to articulate that a p…
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The orange sap that oozes from ironwood trees is just regular tree sap. If a tree has an unusual amount of sap oozing out, it may have a fungus or be diseased. Trees don't usually have sap leaking out unless they have been damaged or are diseased.
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How old trees are. To determine how old a tree is you must chop it down and count how many rings are in the trunk. How to get the answer without killing the tree: Use a coring drill bit and count the rings that way. This keeps the tree alive.
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Publication NR-460 (from Utah State University; see https://extension.usu.edu/forestry/Reading/ExtPubsOther.htm)suggests that the Liriodendron tulipifera or tulip tree will grow in zones 4-9, which is where much of Utah falls. I highly recommend NR-460 for your reference for Utah trees.
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The boxwood tree turns dark green after it dies. It is the only species of tree that turns that color after its life has ended.
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the answer is so obviouse if ur smart u well know it,its enfanet
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A tree symbolizes strength, yes, but it also symbolizes life and mortality.
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Tea comes from the leaves of tea plant (camellia sinensis). Tea grows best in a humid subtropical climate, but can be grown in tropical regions as well. It generally cannot be grown in cold regions or arid to semiarid regions. It can be grown outside if you live in a warm climate with sufficient ra…
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Trees water sun dirt Lots of room to grow You really dont need any speacial treatment. You can always go to a gardening store to get chmecils *IF NEED* remember chemicals are bad for the earth! Hope this helped! If did not help : go to a gardening store or GOOGLE trees*…
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This sounds like "The Fall of Freddie the Leaf" By Leo Buscaglia. That's not the story I'm looking for, but thanks for the suggestion. I'm the author of the original question, and I finally found my answer. I'ts actually not a short story, but a chapter of the novel "Bambi," entitled "Winter." Here…
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Flowering Maple is a shrub, its only hardy to zone 9, so it wont survive outdoors in the winter. its considered to be a houseplant and used out doors in the summer. its not related to the tree, their common name comes from their maple shaped leaves. I hope this helps not sure what zone Michigan …
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Maple Tree A Maple tree has neither fruit nor flowers, but it has very colorful leaves and tree sap that produces Maple Syrup. Answer Acorns Answer OOPS, forgive me, it is the Oak tree that produces Acorns Maples have samarras, which are the fruit of the tree. They also have flowers, but…
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Recycling paper is not only important because it saves trees but also because it reduces pollution and it conserves valuable energy. If everybody in the US recycled only our daily newspapers we would save 250 million trees a year! ask you stuppid mom dummy. how many recycled piece of paper save …
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Botany is the study of plants.Dendrology is the study of trees.Dendrology is the branch of botany that is concerned with the natural history of trees and shrubs.Silvics is the the scientific study of trees and their environment.
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Trees help to reduce global warming by 'cleaning the air'. Here's how: A gas that helps to cause global warming is carbon dioxide. Trees 'breathe' just like we do except when they breathe they take in carbon dioxide not oxygen. When a tree breathes out it breathes out oxygen. This is then breath…
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Wood is made of atoms. These atoms make up molecules of cellulose, bound together with molecules of lignin. Joyce in your face
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Only if it is a very small tree. Honey locusts have large tap roots, and will not tolerate being in a pot for long. There may however be a way to prune the tap root, but that's a subject for an expert arborist.
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trees reproduce by dropping seeds (just like every plant) on the ground. the seeds grow roots and then a few leaves which grow bigger until voila! it has a trunk and root system.
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Despite vigorous growth, there are still reasons why a horse chestnut might not bloom. Leaf scorch is one reason. Another could be the buds freezing during a cold spell.
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If they fall into forks of branches high in the canopy,which have very little compost ,they will not be able to survive as they use the water in the compost of the fork.
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do mosses affect the trees that they grow on?Most mosses are harmless, but Spanish Moss can be destructive. It blocks the light, slowing the growth of the tree, and it weighs down the branches and can cause them to break. Over a long period of time, it can weaken the tree and expose it to insects an…
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How do you get another snowball bush started from a established bush? i dont think any body knows
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Let it dry out between waterings, as overwatering is a frequent killer. Compost such as cocunut fiber is best as it can dry out easily and does not retain moisture too much like everyday compost. Try repotting it with dry compost and make sure the roots aren't rotten, then carry on with a reduced wa…
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It's a killer weed! It's not so much a weed killer as a killer weed! Many people consider bamboo to be a weed -- a noxious weed!  When introduced into habitats to which it is not native, it quickly spreads, frequently in uncontrolled fashion, choking out native plants, including the desirab…
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Scratch the bottom of the tree and peel off a piece. if you can see a green layor inside it's still alive if it's all dried up the bush is dead.
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