Through our NeighborWoods program, members of our community have submitted thousands of tree memories over the course of many years. We wish we could share all 6,000+ of them, but for now, [...]
30 years ago, the founders of TreeFolks hatched a simple plan and it worked “In December 1988, six friends crouched around a bonfire on a large farm near Cedar Park. Austinites Ken Gaede, [...]
One of my favorite flowering trees is the Desert Willow (Chilopsis linearis). These tough trees bloom throughout the summer, are drought hardy (in fact, you can kill them by watering them too [...]
Spring time is the right time for citrus in Austin. The tree planting season in Austin runs from October through March, with the fall and winter being the best time to plant—but there is one [...]
If I had room for just one tree in my yard, I would plant a fig. Why? Figs are beautiful, easy to care for, productive, and can be pruned to fit almost any space. The common fig, Ficus [...]
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