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Evergreen Conifers - Perfect For Year Round Beauty
If you are looking for trees to compliment your landscape, evergreen trees are among the trees that would suit this need. The evergreen tree is one of the few trees that keeps it's color no matter the time of year. Evergreen trees can grow up to seven feet and reinforce their growth. Thus one of the reasons why these trees are perfect for landscaping. Most trees in the tropical rainforest are considered to be evergreens. Evergreen trees come in many varieties including trees or shrubs.
One of the other trees that will compliment your landscaping needs is the pine tree. Pine trees are also in the family of those trees that remain green with foliage throughout the year.
Planting and growing evergreen conifers are one of the greatest things that you can personally do for the environment and many generations to come
Pines are native to most of the Northern Hemisphere, therefore, would also be a great addition to your landscape. Although pines have been grown as timber, they have also been cultivated for use in parks and gardens. These trees have been known to grow anywhere from 3 meters to hundreds of feet. Pine trees cones are used for all sorts of arts and crafts projects and have become a tradition in America for Christmas Wreaths. Pine trees can live anywhere from one hundred to one thousand years old. Pines grow well in acid soils and require good soil drainage.
The loblolly pine, also known as the North Carolina and Arkansas pine or Oldfield pine is The most commercially grown timber in the South Eastern United States. The loblolly pine covers more than fifty percent of the South Eastern United States and grows from New Jersey to Oklahoma and a few states in between. This evergreen, the loblolly pine, can reach heights up to one hundred and ten feet tall. These tresses provide habitat for many wildlife species including, the white-tailed deer, rabbits, squirrels, doves, wild turkeys, and songbirds. There are also lots of other birds that depend on this tree for more than fifty percent of their diet. Planting and growing one of these trees would truly help the environment in more than one way.
Another of the evergreen conifer tree species is the white pine;
The white pine is a fluffier version of the evergreens. It likes moist well-drained soils, and it grows up to eighty feet and can be as wide as twenty to forty feet over the landscape. Planting trees are just one way to show the earth how much we appreciate all it does for us without asking for much in return. Plant a tree today and sustain life for tomorrow.