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  • Christians are like trees
    How Christians are like trees
    According to Psalm 1:3, Christians are compared to a tree. "And he shall be like a tree planted by the rivers of water, that bring forth his fruit in his season; his leaf also shall not wither; and whatsoever he does shall prosper."The...
  • Whats the difference between Honeylocust and Blacklocust
    Whats the difference between Honeylocust and Blacklocust
    Honeylocusts scientific name is Gleditsia Triacanthos, also known as the Thorntree. Blacklocusts scientific name is Robinia Pseudoacaia. The blacklocust tree has no thorns at all that is why it says there are no thorns. The honeylocust tree is a...
  • A tree falls on a car, killing two young girls and injuring mother
    Tree falls on car: Two girls in backseat of car killed, pregnant mother grieving
    A tree falls on a car, killing two girls in the backseat and leaving their pregnant mother grieving over the senseless loss. The freak incident this week on a Pennsylvania highway left two young sisters dead as well as four other passengers in the...
  • Arbor Day: What it is and when it is
    Arbor Day: What it is and when it is
    Arbor Day comes from "arbor" meaning tree is a holiday in which individuals and groups are encouraged to plant and care for trees. Today, many countries observe this holiday. Though usually observed in the spring, the date varies,...
  • Best reads for Earth Day!
    Best reads for Earth Day!
    Today, April 22, is the international celebration of Earth Day! Go hiking! Plant some trees! Get a little dirt under your fingernails!Or don't. Join us here at LA Book Examiners in celebrating Earth Day in true bookworm fashion - with our...
  • Tree falling
    This viral video proves that trees just hate to be shot at
    A recent video posted to YouTube shows a man shooting a tree with his rifle and the tree falling on him.You can see him taking multiple shots at the tree then out of nowhere it comes crashing down on top of he and the cameraman.“Oh!”...
  • How to prune olive trees
    How to prune olive trees
    Few people realize that olive trees need to be pruned differently based on their age. Olive trees are native to the Mediterranean region of the world, and have been cultivated for centuries. Many growers say that pruning is more of an art than a...
  • Red Poppy
    One of Pasadena’s hidden treasures
    Arlington garden is one of Pasadena’s hidden treasures, free to the public. It is a serene public community botanical garden, a popular and pleasant spot of the town. The beautiful, inviting place has benches, tables in the shade and...
  • Mountain cedar is coming
    Pollen
    Itchy eyes? Sneezing? Blame the dreaded mountain cedarOh yes, it’s that time of year again. The time when spring tree, grass, and bluebonnets bloom pollen counts rise so high they begin to cause misery with the many allergy sufferers in the...
  • Japanese plum tree lantern
    Japanese Plum Tree
    Japanese Plum tree already in bloomHow lucky we are! Our front yard has a young Japanese Plum tree that is already starting to flower and its’ not quire spring in Fort Worth. Here’s a bit of information about a Japanese plum tree...
  • Eisenhower Tree
    Eisenhower Tree: Ice storm destroys iconic 'Ike Tree' at Augusta National
    The Eisenhower Tree is no more. The iconic tree, estimated to be 100 to 125 years old, had to be removed over the weekend due to severe damage suffered in the recent ice storm that hit the South.The tree is one of the most famous landmarks at...
  • Mesquite tree planting
    Mesquite tree planting
    Mesquite trees are native to the southwestern region of the United States, but they are well-suited to any dry, warm area. While these trees are not great for shade, their wood is well-known among cooks. Mesquite wood is burned and the smoke is...
  • When should you take down your Christmas tree?
    When should you take down your Christmas tree?
    Christmas is over. So when do you take down your Christmas tree? Just like there are various times when people put up their Christmas tree, there are various times for people to take down their Christmas tree.Some people don't have a specific...
  • Illuminated trees
    Christmas tree: to cut or not to cut?
    Many fond memories pop into mind when the subject of family Christmas trees comes up. Traipsing through the woods, freezing feet while trying to find just the right tree for the living room, cutting this little perfect tree that turns into a...
  • Ford Community and Performing Arts Center approaching holiday season
    Ford Community and Performing Arts Center approaching holiday season
    The season of Christmas concerts, trees and decorations, arts, family activities and visits from Santa will soon be making its yearly arrival at the Ford Community and Performing Arts Center, 15801 Michigan Ave. in Dearborn.The Michael A. Guido...