Entries by Michelle Lee

What is that Smell? Meet the Callery Pear Tree

Dear Callery Pear Tree: What’s Your Deal? The Callery pear, or Pyrus calleryana, is native to the Far East. It has a lovely shape and is a visually interesting plant year round. In fall, it turns gorgeous shades of fiery orange, red, and purple. In summer, it is covered in lacy green leaves, and in […]

BE A GEORGIA TREE KNOW-IT-ALL: White Ash

Get to know Georgia’s beautiful array of trees and how you can take care of your own! Each month, we feature some of the most popular trees in the state. For October, we are showcasing the White Ash. The White Ash is a large, deciduous tree with medium to coarse texture and medium growth rate. It […]

BE A GEORGIA TREE KNOW-IT-ALL: Butternut

Get to know Georgia’s beautiful array of trees and how you can take care of your own! Each month, we feature some of the most popular trees in the state. For September, we are showcasing the Butternut Tree. Butternut trees are nut trees that make clusters of sweet nuts that are used in baking. When mature, […]

Be a Georgia Tree Know-It-All: American Hornbeam

Get to know Georgia’s beautiful array of trees and how you can take care of your own! Each month, we feature some of the most popular trees in the state. For August, we are showcasing the American Hornbeam. At a mature state, The American Hornbeam can grow between 20-30 feet. Learn more information about the American Hornbeam below!

Strike a Pose: Learn About Six Famous Celebri-Trees

With roughly 3 trillion trees on Earth, it’s hard to single out just a handful for appreciation. Here are six of the world’s most remarkable trees, each for its own unique reasons. 1) Certainly one of the most picturesque and recognizable trees on the planet, Pebble Beach’s Lone Cypress, stands noble guard on a granite […]

Timber! Four Dangers of Not Trimming Your Trees

Regular tree trimming serves many purposes. If this essential landscape practice is not performed regularly and correctly, homeowners often find themselves having to deal with some potentially dangerous and costly repercussions. Let’s review four. 1) Bodily Harm Trimming and pruning help maintain a strong tree structure to ensure that massive pine in your front yard […]