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Welcome to the Arbor Hill Trees Blog

Thank you for visiting our blog. Here we will share with you helpful tips and advice on keeping your existing trees and shrubs healthy, and feature some of the trees we recommend for planting in Omaha. If you have any questions, we are always ready to help. Call us at 402-895-3635.

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PURPLE CREPE MYRTLE SHRUB

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Purple Crepe Myrtle Shrub- Lagerstroemia indica ‘Purpurea’ If you enjoy the color purple and seeing it all summer long into autumn, then the Purple Crepe Myrtle shrub is a showstopper for any property’s landscape. The deciduous shrub comes in a variety of sizes and as a tree, can grow 10-20 feet in height with an 8-10 feet […]

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Winter Damage

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Well, we are almost through the winter damage season. We’ve started getting phone calls seeking advice on what to do with some of your plants. While most gardens have come through the winter season just fine, some plants are looking a little worse. Here are some things you can do: WINTER DAMAGE Broken Branches Any […]

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5 Plants For Better Sleep

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Are you unable to sleep well? Changing the quality of air in your bedroom can help. These five plants will help create a refreshing environment and get you peaceful sleep every night: 5 Plants For Better Sleep 1. Aloe Vera An indoor plant that requires less maintenance, aloe vera emits oxygen at night, help you […]

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When To Plant Trees

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In general, the best time to plant trees is late winter or early spring. This period is typically followed by a period of moderate weather in the Midwest, during which the new transplant will have time to become established. If that does not fit your schedule, then aim for autumn. Summer is a bad choice because the […]

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Winter Hardy Trees

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Winter is one of the best times to plant a tree. Many excellent Winter hardy trees are available at Arbor Hill Trees, with some of the best trees available in the winter. Your new tree will use the winter dormant season to establish new roots. When spring arrives, your tree will be on its way […]

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Planting Bulbs Today

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If you’re a flower person, you’ll do just about anything to extend the colorful season to enjoy plants in bloom and a riot of color in your gardens. Doing any work now may sound odd, seeing that this is the start of the gloomy season of late fall, when most plants have died back, skies […]

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October – What to plant?

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October is the time for forward planning, if you’d like to see some color emerging up around your home this winter and next spring you’ll need to put in a little thought now. We have put together a list of bulbs to plant in October for lots of color in the months to come. Daffodils | Narcissus […]

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TOP 5 DECIDUOUS TREES FOR WINDBREAKS

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It may seem counter-intuitive to plant deciduous trees for windbreak, given that they have no leaves in the winter when they come into the most use. However, using deciduous trees in your windbreak provides you with shade in the summer and creates a more diverse planting. Having increased diversity helps prevent the total devastation of your […]

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Tips for Growing Climbing Roses

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Few things make a garden look more romantic than a trellis dripping with opulent climbing roses. The magic isn’t hard to achieve if you follow these basic steps. Now is a perfect time to plant. 1. Climbers need sunlight. Like all other roses, they’re happiest with at least six to eight hours of sun a […]

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Midwest Fall planting of trees and shrubs

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Fall planting season (mid-August through mid-October) offers many advantages that may outweigh spring planting. Transpiration is low and root generation potential is high. The temperatures are typically moderate to cool, and are easier on the plants so there is less chance for the trees to be stressed by extreme heat. The fall moisture (rains) helps the […]

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