Buy a Good Quality Tree 

Tree Selection , from the International Society of Arboriculture 

Plant a tree PROPERLY

How to plant trees - provided by the International Society of Arboriculture 

Tree planting guide How to plant a tree properly with photos 

Prune Your Tree THE RIGHT WAY

Pruning Trees - Dr. Edward F. Gilman, University of Florida, illustrates major pruning types in this exceptional site. 

Hire a Qualified Arborist To find an ISA Certified Arborist near you, please visit and type in your zip code to obtain a list of certified arborists in your area. If you do not have access to the internet, you may contact ISA at (217) 355-9411 to have a list mailed to you. A service of the International Society of Arboriculture, the organization that sets the standards! 

Trees and Storms 

How to Minimize Wind Damage in the South Florida Garden

Plants and Trees 

Desert Tropicals - an excellent resource on tropical plants 

Florida Plants PLANTS Database - from the USDA 

Florida Native Plant Society learn about Native plants and native landscaping

Fruitscapes - Everything you need to know about growing fruit trees in your yard 

Photofruit , the largest fruit image bank on the net 

Lethal Yellowing of Palm Trees in Florida

Tropical Plant Pests and Diseases

Texas Phoenix Palm Decline

Invasive plants and trees 

Invasive 101

2019 Invasive Plant List

Good Reading

The Giving Tree- By Shel Silverstein 

Tree and Plant - Related Organizations 

Florida Urban Forestry Council

Betrock's Hortworld

The National Arbor Day Foundation

American Forests

International Society of Arboriculture

Fairchild Tropical Gardens

Florida Chapter International Society of Arboriculture

Government- related plant and tree resources 

Florida Division of Forestry

NatureScape Broward 

Care for Plants and Trees

 A guide to Preserving Trees in Development Projects - PennState College of Agricultural

Sciences Cooperative Extension The Value of Landscaping - Virginia Cooperative Extension 


City Recycling