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Bay Tree Propagation – Tips For Rooting Bay Tree Cuttings

By Teo Spengler

One mature bay tree will keep even the most dedicated cook in pungent bay leaves for a lifetime. But if you need more, it is not difficult to start growing a bay tree from cuttings. For more information on propagating cuttings from a bay tree, click here.

Bay Tree Leaf Drop: Why Is My Bay Losing Leaves

By Kristi Waterworth

Bay laurel is one of the most impressive looking among the culinary herbs. Although it?s pretty sturdy, once in a while you may run into trouble with dropping bay leaves. Click this article to learn about bay trees dropping leaves.

How To Treat Bay Pests : Dealing With Pests On A Bay Tree

By Bonnie L. Grant, Certified Urban Agriculturist

Most bay tree insects are foliar feasters, but there are a few boring insects that can cause damage to the trunk and twigs. Click on the following article to find out how to treat bay pests in a safe and non-toxic manner.

Diseases Of Bay Trees : How To Treat A Sick Bay Tree

By Bonnie L. Grant, Certified Urban Agriculturist

Bay is an easy-to-grow plant but is susceptible to a few diseases, many of which create problems on foliage, the part used in cooking. Preventing these diseases can help protect both the plant and your secret recipe ingredient. Learn more in this article.

Bay Tree Transplant Tips: How To Transplant Bay Trees

By Teo Spengler

Bay laurel trees are small evergreens with dense, aromatic foliage. The leaves are often used for flavoring in cooking. If your bay tree has outgrown its planting site, you may be wondering how to transplant bay trees. Click here for information that can help.

How To Prune A Bay Tree – Tips For Cutting Back Bay Trees

By Teo Spengler

Bay tree pruning is not strictly necessary for the health of the tree, but the trees readily accept light or severe pruning, including pruning bay trees into topiary shapes. Learn how to prune bay laurel trees in this article.

When To Sow Bay Seeds: Tips For Growing Bay Tree Seeds

By Amy Grant

Usually, sweet bay is purchased as a seedling from a nursery, but growing bay tree seeds is also possible, provided the grower has some patience since bay seed germination is a slow process. Interested in planting bay seeds? Find out when to sow bay seeds in this article.

Harvesting Bay Leaves: When To Pick Bay Leaves For Cooking

By Amy Grant

Almost everyone should be picking their own bay leaves; of course, you need to know when to pick them. Is there a specific bay leaf harvest time of year? The following article contains information on harvesting bay leaves.

Are Some Bay Leaves Toxic – Learn Which Bay Trees Are Edible

By Mary H. Dyer, Credentialed Garden Writer

The delightful Mediterranean bay tree has a reputation for being toxic. What?s the real truth about bay leaves? Are they poisonous? Which bay trees are edible? Can you cook with all bay leaves, or are some bay leaves toxic? We?ll explore the issue in this article.

Bay Tree Varieties – Recognizing Different Kinds Of Bay Tree

By Amy Grant

Are there other bay tree varieties? If so, are other bay tree types edible? There are actually several different kinds of bay tree. Use the article that follows to find out about other types of bay and additional bay tree information. Click here for more info.

Bay Tree Propagation Methods – Tips For Propagating Bay Trees

By Liz Baessler

Bay trees are lovely plants that grow well in containers. They?re the source of the ever popular bay leaves that are so ubiquitous in recipes. But how do you grow more bay trees from the one you already have? This article will help with bay tree propagation.

Winter Bay Tree Care: What To Do With Bay Trees In Winter

By Mary Ellen Ellis

A bay tree is a large, attractive shade tree and is native to the Mediterranean region. This means it does not tolerate cold winters. Properly caring for a bay tree in winter is crucial if you want it to survive to see the next spring and summer. This article will help.

How To Prune A Bay Topiary – Tips For Bay Tree Topiary Pruning

By Liz Baessler

Bays are popular due to how well they take to unusual pruning. With the right amount of trimming and training, it?s possible to shape your own bay tree topiaries. Learn more about bay tree topiary pruning and bay tree topiary ideas in this article.

Bay Laurel In A Container – Caring For Container Grown Bay Trees

By Teo Spengler

Can you grow bay in a container? It is entirely possible. A bay leaf tree in a pot is attractive, accepts pruning and stays much smaller than forest trees. For information about growing bay leaves in containers, click the following article.

Bay Laurel Has Yellow Leaves: Why Is My Bay Laurel Turning Yellow

By Gardening Know How

If you are growing a bay laurel tree and notice yellow leaves, you may wonder what’s the cause. Click this article to find out.

Sweet Bay Leaf Spots: Care Of Bay Tree Leaf Problems

By Amy Grant

Growing bay leaf trees have been cultivated for centuries for their subtle flavor, aroma, and medicinal uses. That's why leaf spots may make one cringe. Find the causes and care of bay leaf tree problems here.

Sweet Bay Tree Care – Tips For Growing A Bay Tree

By Bonnie L. Grant, Certified Urban Agriculturist

Bay leaves add their essence and aroma to our soups and stews but did you ever wonder how to grow a bay leaf tree? Get tips on how to grow a bay leaf tree in this article.

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