Trees with early flowers

Trees with early flowers ACER OPALUS The Italian maple has yellow flowers in early April. CORNUS MAS This has many small yellow flowers in February. PARROTIA PERSICA This bears very numerous small scarlet tassel-like flowers in February. PRUNUS ‘Accolade’ is a semi-double pink cherry flowering in March; P. conradinae is a cherry with scented white or pinkish flowers in late […]

Evergreen trees Broad-leaved

Evergreen trees Broad-leaved It is as well to remember that these often drop their leaves untidily in summer. ARBUTUS All species and hybrids. BUXUS All species and cultivars. EUCALYPTUS All species. ILEX I. x altaclarensis, I. aquifolium and their cultivars are evergreen hollies. LIGUSTRUM LUCIDUM A species of privet often reaching tree size, has handsome dark green, glossy leaves, and white […]

TREES FOR THE SEASHORE

TREES FOR THE SEASHORE (Will withstand strong wind) DECIDUOUS       Acer pseudoplatanus Sycamore Maple Acer rubrum. Red Maple Betula papyrifera Paper Birch Carpinus betulus European Hornbearn Carpinus caroliniana American Hornbearn Cratxgus oxyacantha English Hawthorn Gleditsia triacanthos Honey Locust Platanus occidentalis American Plane Tree Populus alba White Poplar Populus balsamifera Carolina Cottonwood Populus tremuloides Quaking Aspen Prunus maritima Beach […]

Shade trees for the street side.

SHADE TREES FOR STREETS  (Will withstand restricted city conditions) Acer Ginnala (for Narrow Street) Magnolia grandiflora (South) Magnolia Populus alba Bolleana (Narrow Street) White Poplar Populus nigra italica (Narrow Street) Lombardy Poplar Platanus acerifolia London Plane Tree Quercus borealis (Q. rubra) Red Oak Quercus coccinea Scarlet Oak Quercus falcata (South) Spanish Oak Quercus laurifolia (South) Laurel Oak Quercus macrocarpa Mossycup […]

TREES FOR DRY, SANDY SOIL

TREES FOR DRY, SANDY SOIL* Acer campestre — Hedge Maple Acer Ginnala — Amur Maple Acer Negundo — Box Elder Acer tataricum — Tatarian Maple Ailanthus glandulosa — Tree of Heaven Betula alba — European White Birch Betula Maximowicziana — Monarch Birch Betula populifolia — Gray Birch Carya glabra — Pignut Populus alba — White Poplar Populus grandidentata — Largetooth […]

Trees of Rapid Growth

    Fast growing TREES – RAPID GROWTH   DECIDUOUS EVERGREEN Picea excelsa Norway Spruce Pinus resinosa Red Pine Pinus rigida Pitch Pine Pinus strobus White Pine Pinus sylvestris Scots Pine  

Trees in Permanently wet soils – Tree

Permanently wet soils The other soil factor that must be taken into consideration is continuous moisture, that is, soils that are continuously saturated. The majority of trees will not grow in these conditions, but those that will include the numerous kinds of willow (Salix), large and small, as well as the alders (Alnus), which are mostly trees of moderate size. […]

Halloween, Big Giant Squash – Squash Records

This page is provided to check and see what weight limit you need to surpass to have a State or Country record. This is not an official page with a government stamp of approval. It is only a database for squash weight limits and to see what other people have grown in your area of the world. If you know […]

Pumpkin Mailing List

This mailing list deals with Competitive Giant Pumpkin Growing. Topics for discussion include securing the best seeds, soil preparation, seed starting, general plant care, fertilizing strategy, insect and disease protection, and all aspects of weigh-off competitions and grower associations. In addition to these topics, the list provides a forum to meet other pumpkin growers worldwide, exchange information or seeds, and […]

Pumpkin Seeds, Halloween Pumpkins, Growing Pumpkins from Seed

Pumpkin Seeds There are many places to buy pumpkin seeds, but here are a few who provide big pumpkins over 1000 pounds. If you would like to learn more about pumpkins and the hybirds, please read the last link. They provide all sorts of hybrid seeds at commercial levels. Giant Pumpkin Seeds Dill’s Atlantic Giant Seeds The world’s largest pumpkin […]