Get Your Trees Ready for Spring

Most people aren’t thinking of tree care during the winter months, but that’s a huge mistake. There are lots of steps you can be taking to properly care for your trees and to get your trees ready for spring. Here are some tips and tricks to make sure your shade and ornamental trees look their best this spring: Consider a Fungicide - Depending on your climate and your moisture level, a fungicide might be required.…

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New Landscaping Trends for the New Year

The new year is here, and now is the time to get ready for the newest 2019 landscaping trends! Low Maintenance Landscaping - For many, keeping things low maintenance is key. As such, perennials are currently gaining popularity. Likewise, plants without ecological benefit or a clear purpose are declining in popularity. Simply put, some people are less interested in an abundance of trees that require heavy raking in the fall. Instead, these homeowners tend to…

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The History of the Christmas Tree

Trees have been used for thousands of years as a form of decoration, typically to celebrate winter through many different cultures. Pagans used evergreen fir branches to decorate the inside of their home during winter to get them excited for spring to come. Romans used the trees to decorate their temples. Christians use it as a sign of everlasting life with God. Though there are many stories about the first Christmas tree, the first person…

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How to Prepare Your Trees for Winter

It’s fall, and that means it’s time to get your trees ready for winter. Here are some tips to prep your trees for cold weather: Fertilize - Winter can be tough on plants and trees. One of the best things you can do to protect trees in the winter is to fertilize them in the fall. Proper fertilization can improve your trees’ lifespan and protects them from insects and diseases. Rake - Not raking can…

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Reds, Yellows, and Oranges: Top Trees For Best Fall Color

Looking to stock some beautiful trees for your Alabama nursery or landscape company? Then consider these 3 colorful Alabama fall trees: Gingkos - The gorgeous gingko tree originates from China and sports unique fan-shaped leaves. These ancient trees are the sole survivors of tree varieties that grew over 200 million years ago! Their one-of-a-kind leaves turn a beautiful yellow during the fall. Yellow Poplar - These are among the first trees to turn colors in…

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What’s With Red Leaves in Summer?

When we think of healthy plants and shrubs, we think of vibrant green leaves. But have you ever noticed that some trees and shrubs have red leaves all year round? We’re used to seeing beautiful reds, oranges, and yellows in the fall as the leaves change, but certain foliage stays that way no matter what time of year. Here’s why… Why Leaves Are Usually Green Have you ever wondered what makes trees, grass, and other…

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Design Your Landscape with Curb Appeal!

Folks will call just about any yard with a little bit of grass and a plant or two "landscaped." But at 3am Growers in Tallassee, Alabama, we know a thing or two about planting your property for maximum curb appeal. Creating a beautiful outdoor space can change the way you feel about your home and the way others look at your it. Luckily there is a science to it, though. Work With Your House A…

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Breathe Easy With These 3 Air-Purifying Trees

There are so many reasons to love trees, from their beauty to their many environmental benefits. In addition to providing wildlife with habitat space that is often lacking in modern neighborhoods, preventing erosion, and providing shade, they also serve another very important function: purifying the air! If you’re considering adding trees to your yard, we’re here to help. Read on to learn how trees improve air quality, and which trees will make great additions to…

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Tips for Pairings Plants in Your Yard

Whether you’re a bona fide green-thumbed gardener or just planting your first leafy friend, you probably know some plants go better together than others. But even the pros can get mixed up from time to time. At 3am Growers, we want to make sure your landscaping looks top notch. We have some tips for picking out plants that could go great in your yard. Check it out and then get out and plant something! Flowers,…

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Spotting Summer Tree Diseases

What’s better than sitting in the shade of that big old oak tree in your yard sipping some lemonade and taking in the gorgeous green landscape of Alabama in the summer? We can’t think of much that could top that and at 3am Growers, we want to ensure your trees stay healthy so you can keep enjoying those special moments. Unfortunately, there are quite a few tree diseases that can affect your landscaping. But most…

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