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Pine – A Versatile Tree

Pine – A Versatile Tree by PJ LaRue Smith. From needles to trunk, the pine tree (a member of the Pinaceae family) benefits man in a multitude of ways. To gardeners, the smell, symmetry (or lack of, in some cases), and it’s status as an evergreen, provides the incentive to grow this stately tree in their landscape. While there are many varieties of pine available for use in the garden, the focus in this article will be on the Loblolly pine (Pinus taeda), a native Texas variety that… Read More →