University of Maryland Extension

Trees & Shrubs

Right Plant...Right Place!

Red maple

Trees and shrubs add value to your home, function as energy savers, support wildlife and contribute to overall wellbeing.

For information on vines and groundcovers go to ornamentals.

 Best Practices  for the planting and care of trees and shrubs 

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Just for fun...

Gardening Apps - Tree ID

                                                   Did you Know?

80% to 90% of nutrient absorbing roots of trees grow in the upper 10- to 12 inches of soil, and the roots extend in a wide area away from the trunk. 
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