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One tree can make a difference: where will you plant yours this Earth Day?

©2016 Brenna Anstett / LEAF
Trees are valued for the many benefits they provide to our global landscapes. They offer us shade on hot days, provide important habitat and food for our native wildlife, combat climate change by sequestering carbon, increase property value and improve mental health – just to name a few! In honour of Earth Day, I want to share one particular benefit of our trees – their ability to decrease stormwater runoff and filter pollutants!

The Common Hackberry- An Urban Tree That Isn’t So Common

©2016 Lindfield
A hardy, urban shade tree, the hackberry (Celtis occidentalis) can easily withstand strong winds, pollution, heat, salt, and tough soils, while still adding visual interest and beauty to a landscape. This tree often flies under the radar, but its ability to attract a variety of wildlife makes it the perfect tree to help you create a diverse ecosystem in your own backyard.

New Shrub Bundles, Part 3 of 3: The Privacy Bundle!

©2013 Andrea Bake / LEAF
This spring, we’ve designed three new Shrub Bundles, with each featured in this blog series. Shrub Bundles are groups of four native shrubs, each designed around a specific theme. They include the shrubs, delivery, mulch, a Planting and Care Guide, and a specialized fact sheet for only $100 + HST – that’s four shrubs for the price of three with free delivery!

New Shrub Bundles, Part 2 of 3: The Small Yard Bundle!

©2015 Brenna Anstett / LEAF
This spring we’ve designed three new Shrub Bundles, each of which will be featured in this blog series. Shrub Bundles are groups of four native shrubs, each designed around a specific theme. They include the shrubs, delivery, mulch, a Planting and Care Guide, and a specialized fact sheet for only $100 + HST – that’s four shrubs for the price of three with free delivery!

New Shrub Bundles, Part 1 of 3: The Songbird Bundle!

©2006 Jeff Dumais
This spring we’ve designed three new Shrub Bundles, each of which will be featured in this blog series. Shrub Bundles are groups of four native shrubs, each designed around a specific theme. They include the shrubs, delivery, mulch, a Planting and Care Guide, and a specialized fact sheet for only $100 + HST – that’s four shrubs for the price of three with free delivery!