From:Austin , TX Region: Southwest Topic: Trees Title: Alternatives to tuliptree and red maple in Central Texas Answered by: Nan Hampton
I live in southwest Austin, TX, nearby a creek. The soil is very heavy with clay.
I've been perusing web sites for trees, and we like the "Summer Red Maple" and "Tulip Poplar" trees very much, mostly for their proported briiliant cover even in Texas, and good shade. Do you know if these trees will really grow well here?
Project on natives in Connecticut from Chino CA April 13, 2010 - Hi Mr. Smarty Plants,
My 10 yr. old daughter is doing a project on Ct., and would like to know what the most common plants, trees and flowers are found in this state. A few of each would be a great ... view the full question and answer
Problems with Eastern hemlock in Greenville SC July 02, 2009 - Dear Mr. Smarty Plants,
I have a beautiful, young, 5 and a half foot tall Eastern Hemlock. I purchased and planted it two years ago in the fall. It has been doing very well all this spring. And ne... view the full question and answer
Correction of tree name from Bay Point CA October 16, 2013 - The tree should of been Mulberry don't know how it was changed!!
Tuesday - October 15, 2013
From: Bay Point, CA
Topic: Non-Natives, Cacti and Succulents, Trees
Title: Non-... view the full question and answer
Are bald cypress cones toxic to dogs? October 27, 2013 - Are bald cypress tree seed pods poisonous? to dogs? We just got a rescue dog and we go out in the yard with her. But now that we are into fall and the pods are falling. She goes right to them. Are... view the full question and answer
Small Yard Tree for Washington DC July 20, 2012 - What do you suggest for a tree or shrub in my front yard? The yard is small; 9 ft x 12 ft.
Thank you. view the full question and answer