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Tree picture categories on the left give you facts about the specific tree type and provide you lots of great pictures of that tree.
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Trees are grouped on the right into top tree searches and species categories such as fruit trees, nut trees and evergreens.
Tree-Pictures.com Feature Page For July
The catalpa tree, just like the rest of us, enjoys the hot hazy days of summer. This large ornamental tree is a favorite in parks and other outdoor spaces and is easily recognised when it is in full bloom at this time of year.
So for the month of July we are featuring our Catalpa Tree Pictures page.
The popularity of the catalpa tree can be attributed to their large showy blooms that somewhat resemble an orchid and are white with yellow and purple markings.
The leaves of the Catalpa are also very distinctive. Their heart shape and giant size of up to 12 inches long make them a favorite with children.
So grab your camera and head out to your local park to enjoy the spectacular sight of a catalpa tree in full bloom.
We invite you to take a moment and view our feature page to see some of the photos we have taken.
Or, if you prefer, you can visit our tree pictures blog where you can use the photos to help identify different types of tree or just browse and enjoy the artistic nature of the pictures.
Life of a Tree
In order for a plant to be classified as a tree it must be perennial (continues to grow for more than one year) and have a self supporting trunk made of woody material.
Anatomy of a Tree
A horizontal cut through the trunk of a tree will reveal growth rings. These rings tell the story of the life of the tree. Each year of growth can be seen as a layer of light and dark wood. Wide rings indicate good growing conditions whereas narrow rings may indicate a period of drought. The total number of rings will identify how old the tree is.
Whittling is the art of creating shapes out of wood using a knife to gradually shave off chips of wood until the desired design is achieved.
One might fashion a custom walking stick out of a maple tree branch by whittling.
The Power of a Single Tree
Please check out some our featured evergreen and deciduous tree images below. These trees are some of the most beautiful tree photos from our collection of different types of trees.
Did You Know: Trees produce more oxygen than any other single living organism.
Home owners and property owners may encounter the problems and headaches of having big trees.
Depending on the tree job, costs can go past the hundreds and into the thousands of dollars.
DIY tree service? You may consider if can do it yourself and save the money. Good idea is to call a few local tree companies and get them to come out and look over your tree problem.
Dead trees, which are left standing for a long period of time, are dangerous because the structural wood supporting the tree's weight begins to decay. If dead trees are not removed in a timely manner they can become a hazard to people passing by and surrounding property.
Before removing a large tree from your property you should check with your city's by-laws to determine if a permit is required.
Significant tree service should always be performed by a qualified arborist.
The good part about the tree service industry is that most tree companies will give you a free quote. Usually, they come out the next day or so, most visits come with some no charge advice or a few free words of wisdom from someone with many years in the tree business.
Generally, best leave the big tree jobs to the professionals, especially when trees are in close proximity to valuables such as fences, garages, neighbors houses or high voltage hydro lines ... AFV and Youtube are great sources of what can go wrong on a DIY tree cutting weekend.
Tree Stump Removal Service
P.S. Cutting down an old tree is the easy part, getting rid of the stump is the hard part. Renting a tree stump grinder is a possibility, but expensive for just one tree. Better to pick a tree service company with a large tree stump grinder and all your tree removal problems will be solved at once.
A dead tree stump is usually alive with insects. These attract birds and other wildlife so you may want to consider leaving it in place.
The Emerald Ash Borer (EAB) is an invasive species of beetle that feeds exclusively on ash trees.
Dutch Elm Disease is a fungal disease spread by the elm bark beetle. Dutch Elm Disease has wiped out millions of elm trees worldwide.
A single piece of firewood can destroy millions of trees.
Transporting firewood to your cottage or campsite allows invasive species, like the emerald ash borer, to spread causing widespread damage to trees and forests.
Purchase firewood locally and look out for pest infestation. Above all, you should avoid purchasing firewood cut from the ash tree.
For more information on the emerald ash borer visit
Hardness of Wood
The Janka hardness test measures the force required to embed a 0.444 inch steel ball into wood. The higher the number the harder the wood
Benefits of Hardwood flooring
Tree symbolism stems from the deep roots of history and knowledge. Trees can symbolize beauty, strength, wisdom and eternal life. Throughout tree-pictures.com you can find symbolic meanings for different types of trees or visit symbolism.co for more symbols and their meanings.
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