February 2022

Why Evergreen Trees Stay Green

February 21, 2022
Deciduous and evergreen are two types of trees.  Each type has a different life cycle.  Deciduous trees lose their leaves in the fall and evergreen trees keep their leaves during the fall and winter.  Both types use photosynthesis to convert sunlight, water, and carbon dioxide into oxygen and sugars which gives the leaves their green …

Mulch Benefits for Plants

February 07, 2022
Mulch is an organic or inorganic material applied to the soil surface to conserve soil moisture, moderate soil temperature, prevent weed growth, protect tree roots, and prevent soil compaction.  Organic materials used for mulch include wood chips, pine needles, bark, leaves, hay, and straw.  Crushed limestone, gravel, stone chips, river rock and rubber are inorganic …