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Stump the Geek – Oak Wilt Questions

I’ve been getting a bunch of great questions about oak wilt lately, so I thought maybe I’d answer them in one place. Before we get started there are a few things to keep in mind: Oak wilt is caused by … More…

Jen’s Top Ten Camping Tips

As an avid outdoorswoman I have been camping a couple of times and have amassed a laundry list of camping blunders.  Fortunately, with each blunder there is a lesson to be learned.  Here are my top ten lessons learned: Gallon-sized … More…

Three Cheers for The Majestic Oak Tree!

America’s National Tree In 2004, the Arbor Day Foundation officially named the oak tree America’s National Tree. It’s no wonder the oak was chosen: throughout our county’s history, the oak: has been the subject of poems and works of art; … More…

Summer Gardening Events in Your Neck of the Woods

Check out these gardening events taking place this summer near you! Month of June: Heart of the Park walking tours through Forest Park. St. Louis, MO. www.forestparkforever.org/learn/park-tours/naturalist-tours/ June 1st – August 31st: Gophers in the Gardens – Minnesota Landscape Arboretum. … More…

The Benefits of Trees

As tree geeks, we think trees are pretty special. Here are some of the many benefits of trees – some you may have known about and some you may not have thought of. More…

6 Steps to Planting a Tree

Spring is a great time to plant trees!  Planting a tree can be rewarding and easy, but it is the most important thing you can do in a tree’s life, so follow this 6 step process and watch your tree … More…

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