Right now it is 15F outside, snow flurries and a wind chill factor of-5F. What am I doing here? No, no, that’s not what I meant to post about. My thoughts are turning to…spring landscaping of course! All you gardeners out there know exactly what I’m talking about:-)
For those residents in my community who want to participate, I will buy them a (1 gallon) tree to put between their and their neighbor’s home. The residents are responsible for watering the tree for the first year in July and August after which rains are sufficient. The problem is finding trees for narrow spaces. Here are two excellent sites I have come across:
www.forestfarm.com On the left side of the homepage you can search by category. Go to the “columnar” category.
www.sylvannursery.com/pdf/all.pdf The download is slow but look under the “columnar” category for some great info.
NEVER, NEVER, NEVER rely on just one source of information. ALWAYS, ALWAYS, ALWAYS double-check the info on these sites with info specific to your area.
I’m always looking for successful mobile home community landscaping ideas so feel free to share any you have had and I’ll do likewise. The generosity of people in the MH business is perhaps exceeded only by those in the green industry.