2021

Spiral Dwarf Alberta Spruce - A Unique Evergreen Tree

Thursday, July 15, 2021 0
Spiral Dwarf Alberta Spruce - A Unique Evergreen Tree

If you're interested in adding to the look of your yard, with minimal effort, then a Spiral Dwarf Alberta Spruce is what you're looking for. Spiral Dwarf Alberta Spruce trees are excellent for patios. They're great for anywhere in your yard where you'd enjoy having a decorative tree. Trimming back new growth, when needed, will help the tree keep its shape. A great positive of its spiral shape is that it makes for a nice miniature Christmas tree in your yard. You'll be able to decorate it during the Christmas season. It is excellent for any yard where you want decorative, accent or tree garden friendly trees.


Most of the time your Dwarf Alberta Spruce tree will not need watering. It will need watering during times of drought though. The tree grows best in a well-drained, but not dry, soil. When grown as a shrub they will require watering more often up to two or a few times per week depending on the weather and temperature. As for fertilizing, your tree(s) should be fertilized with a fertilizer like Miracle Gro every three weeks between April and August. Dwarf Alberta Spruces will typically grow between five and seven feet in height and have a spread of two to three feet. Due to its size, they can also be grown in a container of appropriate size that will have room for its roots at maturity. It's low height makes it also suitable for growing in areas of your yard where other trees would be too close to power lines. In good soil and under other ideal conditions, your Spiral Dwarf Alberta Spruce tree can live for at least fifty years and be enjoyable for generations of your family or any future property owners.


In winter you may need to protect the tree from winter burn. If possibly, plant your tree(s) in a moderately sheltered area while still being in full sun to partial shade. Putting a thick layer of mulch around its base and out to match with the spread of the tree will also help protect it from the cold in winter.


How To: Prune A Spiral Topiary



A Vehicleless Town in North Carolina and Wolf Conservation at the El Paso Zoo

Thursday, February 11, 2021 0
A Vehicleless Town in North Carolina and Wolf Conservation at the El Paso Zoo

A North Carolina town where the main mode of transportation isn't cars, but horses
  
The small town of Love Valley in North Carolina is a tourist spot that only permits horses and horse carriages within the town limits. The "town" was founded in the 1960s with the idea in mind of providing a place where people could take a trip back into history. The town consists of 2,000 acres open to horse riding, camping and other attractions and events.

https://www.countrythangdaily.com/love-valley-north-carolina/

Sitting in the foothills of the Brushy Mountains in NC, this place is popular for horse lovers. All guests need to leave their cars in the designated parking sports. Upon entering, they can only ride carriages and horses downtown.


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Mexican Gray Wolves sent from the Phoenix Zoo to the El Paso Zoo to help preserve their species

Two adults wolves and three wolf pups were sent to the zoo for the purpose of future breeding and increasing genetic diversity amongst the wolves.


The five wolves transferred to Texas were placed in quarantine at the El Paso Zoo until the first week of February. Animal curator John Kiseda said he was hopeful they will have adjusted to their surroundings by the time the zoo reopens following a pandemic closure.



Katelyn Nicole Davis ♥ Forever Missed