How to Grow and Care for Mugo Pines

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Mugo pines have so much character: they add texture, evergreen color, and pleasing shape to the garden. They come in a huge range of sizes, from dwarf types under a foot tall to 20-foot-tall trees. Some varieties sport colorful foliage in gold and yellow. Learn how to care for mugo pines in this guide. Read more now.

How to Propagate Pine Trees from Seed

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Have you ever eyeballed a pine cone and wondered to yourself if you could turn it into a tree? It’s not as hard as you might imagine. This comprehensive guide explains how to grow a pine tree from seed, starting with when and how to harvest the cones through to transplanting seedlings, and everything in between.

The Best Pine Trees: 41 Noteworthy Varieties

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Pine trees are gorgeous plantings to add to the landscape. But with so many different kinds available, how does one decide on a type to plant, or know how to tell them apart? In this guide to the best Pinus species we cover a bunch of different pine trees, their features, and what makes them unique. Read more now.

How to Grow and Care for Pine Trees

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Pines are a classic option for the garden with a huge range of interesting shapes, cones, and sizes. There are tiny, foot-tall mugos that work as evergreen ground covers and towering sugar pines that make a huge statement in the garden. Learn all about growing and raising pines in this comprehensive guide.

Conifer Confusion: An Identification Guide for Pine, Spruce, and Fir Trees

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What the heck is that conifer tree? Chalk it up to “Problems Only Gardeners Face,” but it’s a pain in the booty deducing whether a tree is a pine, spruce, or fir. Learning the differences between these trees can be a challenge, but it’s a rewarding one. Continue reading on Gardener’s Path now for our sure-thing identification guidelines.