Russian Olive: A Thorny Menace


Russian Olive: A Thorny Menace It is not uncommon to see Russian olive trees in fields, open areas, grasslands, riverbanks, lakeshores, and roadsides throughout Wyoming. Despite their thorny branches, the gray-green leaves, fragrant blossoms, and fast growth make them an attractive choice for home landscaping in urban areas.  So what’s the problem with Russian olive? […]


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Winter Pruning is Essential to the Health of Trees


  by Mark Ellison During the middle of winter, most Wyoming residents are spending their time indoors, dreaming of warmer temperatures, the coming of spring and working in the yard. However, for those of you who have cabin fever and are looking for an outdoor project, consider getting a head start on this year’s yard […]


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Shade Trees Are Cool


Shade Trees are Cool by Sam Cox In the dog days of summer, nothing beats a shady spot under a big tree for a cool, relaxing picnic. Not only is the air temperature 2 to 9°F cooler in the shade, but your clothes, skin and food can be 20 to 45°F cooler than if they […]


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Barb Gorges Article

Rooted in Cheyenne plants trees April 18, 2019 by Barb Gorges 3 Comments Published in the Wyoming Tribune Eagle April 14, 2019, “Laying down roots, Rooted in Cheyenne to plant more trees, offer tree and garden tour.” All photos courtesy of Rooted in Cheyenne. By Barb Gorges Street trees and their canopy of green are […]


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Volunteer Spotlight- Bill and Mary Schwem


You may recognize these two if you have volunteered at one of our events. Bill and Mary Schwem have volunteered for every planting event so far. They are the smiling faces working the registration desk getting the volunteers signed in and passing out t-shirts. They are usually the first volunteers to show up and the […]


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