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Types of Shade Trees - Landscaping - About.com
Types of shade trees with spreading canopies are most successful at shading a yard. Most are large, but I mention smaller ones for patios.
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Fast-Growing Shade Trees - Landscaping - About.com
Need info on fast-growing shade trees? Here I describe some types known for their rapid growth rate that give you flowers, fall color, evergreen leaves, etc.
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When to Prune Shade Trees - Landscaping - About.com
The best time to prune shade trees in general is late winter. But there are exceptions; e.g., the best time to trim maples is late spring or early summer.
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12 Trees for Full Shade - Trees & Shrubs - About.com
Landscaping a full shade area can be difficult. Use this guide to learn about 12 different trees that may work in your garden.
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Grow Red Oak Trees for Late Fall Foliage - Landscaping - About.com
White oak trees mature into exceptional shade trees. Their strong, straight trunks will grace any lawn with a majesty unmatched by most trees. When given ...
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Yews - Trees and Shrubs That Are Shade Loving Plants - Landscaping
Learn about shade-loving plants, including yews. I include trees and shrubs ( evergreen and deciduous), annual and perennial flowers and rock garden choices.
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Tulip Trees - What They Are, How to Grow Them - Landscaping
These giants function in the landscape as fast-growing shade trees with fall- foliage interest. The showy flowers of Liriodendron tulipifera make it something of an ...
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Flowering Ornamental Trees and Evergreens - Best Choices
Learn how to select ornamentals, both flowering trees and evergreens: ... draw wild birds, weeping specimens, dwarfs, shade trees, and terrific trees for fall color .
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Shrubs That Grow in Shade - 10 Choices Offering Variety
Mountain laurel (Kalmia latifolia) is a native plant in eastern North America. Its natural habitat is in woodland areas, where it is shaded by trees. So no one who  ...
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Types of Maple Trees - Best Varieties for Fall Color - Landscaping
A reason for the widespread use of Norway maples as shade trees in urban areas across the U.S. is that they tolerate pollution better than many trees.
http://landscaping.about.com/cs/fallfoliagetrees/a/fall_foliage7.htm
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