The paper birch tree is readily identified by it white paper bark that peels off.
This birch has fallen some time ago, life span of the birch is relatively short in comparison to other trees (100+ years) at about 30-40 years.
White trunk and branch bark is a unique feature of this tree and is a top landscaping pick for a feature tree in front yards.
We have many types of birch tree pictures at our Birch Trees page
Untraveled old deciduous forest trail photo during snowy winter months.
Autumn picture of honey locust trees .
The honey locust tree variety has smaller leaves than the regular honey locust.
Leaves turn a bright yellow and are pretty when the sun passes though on a bright Fall day.
Deciduous trees lose their leaves seasonally in the winter but some leaves like on this Maple Tree are still holding on.
This is true with some red oak trees where a few leaves will stay on the tree until spring.
We have lots of types of maple tree pictures and can been viewed on our Maple Trees page.
Cedar being an evergreen tree makes for a great year round hedge.
These white cedar trees run the edge of a driveway and provide more of a wind break.
Many property owners plant a row of cedars as a property line break rather than use more expensive options such as a wood fence.
There are many types of cedar trees and more pictures can be found on our Cedar Trees page
Trees fight for light while providing nice cool shade along this farm tractor lane.
Making a natural center piece is easiest if you have access to branches of a pine and/or cedar tree.
The white pine and cedar are evergreen trees so creating a natural display can be done any time during the year,
Christmas is the best time. Especially with twinkle lights and a few snowy décor accessories.
We have lots of Pictures of Christmas Trees
Spruce trees are resilient as shown in the picture.
Out in the open, high winds blow the trees hard which has prevents them from growing up straight.
Landscapers will typically stake newly planted trees so they grow straight.
We have lots of Pictures of Spruce Trees
These Forest Trees have been tagged for cutting down. Why you might ask?
These are ash trees and are subject to emerald ash borer infestation which kills the trees by getting under the bark. Cutting down the trees in the forest is a plan to control the spread of the emerald ash borer (EAB )infestation.
White pine tree branches are a preferred evergreen decorating choice at Christmas.
Favoured because the pine needles retain there evergreen color and their long soft needles last a long time.
Great for holiday decorations for along the fireplace mantle, in front windows …
Add a few decorative accessories and you be ready for guests.
Established conservations areas will have trail posts marking your walking route as in the photo above.
Some trails are left to the walkers to figure out. If you have ever been lost or without anyone’s help for directions near dark it can unnerving trying to get back to the vehicle .
This state of mind can easy against work again your safety.
When ever there is a walking trail board posted, take one or more photos of the map so you can refer back to the trails.
Crisp white fluffy snow accumulates on branches in the forest
Willow Trees do well near and around water.
Nice snowy winter picture with willows by the pond over flow.
See more willow tree images on our Willow Trees page.
A mature white pine is one of the taller trees in the forest.
In the evergreen tree class, because it retains it’s green needles year round.
In the Autumn a large perimeter bed of fallen needles is created .. which animals rummage around in and source the seeds found in pine cones
White Pine trees is readily identified by it’s soft needles.
Telephoto image of three maple trees in a distant farmer’s field.
Nicely spaced apart, the image reveals how differently shaped the maple tree grows.
Maples tree are about 25-35 years old.
Weeping Birch Tree is great feature tree in one’s garden with it’s graceful drooping downward branches.
This church landscape design features a large wood cross left to weather grey.
A Weeping Birch tree can be found in most garden nursery centres .. not so much in the big box building stores!
Resin Adirondack Style Chairs
Adding these low maintenance chairs into your landscape design adds a focal point in the garden .. with a resting spot to enjoy a tea or cold drink.
Selecting a striking color adds contrast and draws the eye to your seating arrangement .. you can then build out the garden area with your favorite trees or flowers.
Resin Plastic chairs vary in price and quality. One area to inspect is the size of the 4 vertical legs. If legs are too small, the chairs may wobble side to side over time … a firm based area of patio style stones will prevent the legs with sinking into the ground.
Suggest you buy at least two chairs .. so someone can join you!
Two features of a having a good Cedar Tree Hedge are:
- Privacy and
- Cedar hedge can define your property line(s)
If you have a trouble neighbor there is truth in the saying the “good fences make good neighbors”
A cedar hedge could provide the privacy you are after!
Landscaping Idea: Old driftwood can be used as a unique garden accent … especially interesting if is a unique shape … and more so if found for free
Nice part about using old driftwood is that the piece(s) are usually light weight and can be worked in and move around the garden … this allow you to test and find the best creative spot in your garden!
Old trees at the edge of the beaver pond create fresh sun light openings for new tree growth to reach out to the sun and flourish.
Trees create long shadows in the evening sun.
Photo of young red maple tree with cedar rail fence.
This old tree has fallen over exposing its root systems as nature’s art.
View of trees changing color in the fall, as seen from the Niagara escarpment.