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Travel to Spain: STUDY IN SPAIN, san sebastian university, granada university
san sebastian university, granada university, university of the basque country: Hello Bridget Of all the places you have mentioned, the basque country university is the firts i would drop from your list. There are two official lenguages in the basque country, spanish (castellano) and basque. In other places with two local lenguages nationalist...

Travel to Spain: salou to barcelona, catalonia spain, train to barcelona
catalonia spain, train to barcelona, salou tarragona: Hi Lynda, In Salou you can find the station with the following addresses: street: Carles Roig (no number) It s placed in the city center, in front of a building called Torre Vella This is translated from here: http://www.costadoradaonline.net/Salou_Transporte.html...

Travel to Spain: school trip, spain culture, going to spain
spain culture, going to spain, information on spain: Hi Jessica. I encourage you to come to Spain. It is a beautiful country, sun, beaches and delicious food. I have never been to the zone you are visiting. I just know there are lot of tourists over there. Its name is the Golden Coast. I hope you make up...

Travel to Spain: sight seeing in Spain, san sebastian donosti, web page suggestions
san sebastian donosti, web page suggestions, bilbao bilbo: Hello Diane thanks for the feedback I apologize for not warning about the San Sebastian festival, but i didn t relalize it was going to take place for that time. It s a well known cinema festival in spain but i peasonally don t pay much attention to this...

Travel to Spain: skiing in Spain, skiing in spain, ski restorts
skiing in spain, ski restorts, best of spain: hello again teresa I didn t recommended vall de nuria since the beginning as it s not one of the best ski resorts in Spain, well at least not one of the most known. I really don t know if its good or not and how is landscape. But for sure it have one of...

Travel to Spain: small appliances and electric current, rechargers, small appliances
rechargers, small appliances, electrical requirements: Hello Martha Normally hotels have hairdryers, at least i always have found them, if it s an Hostal (cheap hotel) it could be different. If the hotels of your destination have web page it will be probably written there if there are hair dryers available...

Travel to Spain: small seaside towns between malaga and barcelona, cabo de gata, granada province
cabo de gata, granada province, almeria turismo: Hello christina There is a way long coast between Malaga and Barcelona, about 1000km of coast, there must be dozens of palces that worht a visit. I only known of a few of them, in some parts of the coast between Malaga and Barcelona i haven t been ever...

Travel to Spain: spain and driving, two highways, long distances
two highways, long distances, bailen: Hi there, That s right, ALSA (the main company for this bus travel) buses take 8hours to reach Madrid. In fact, it takes 3.5h from Barcelona to Zaragoza, and then a 30minutes stop before doing the other half. In Spain, buses and coaches have a speed limit...

Travel to Spain: spain in Sept, parc guell, casa mila
parc guell, casa mila, picasso museum: No, 1 week in Barça is not too long. There is a ton to see and do in Barça so you will be just fine. Suggestions to see in Barcelona are Anything Gaudi, like Sagrada Familia, Casa Mila, Casa Batillo Parc Guell Picasso Museum Barceloneta Las Ramblas...

Travel to Spain: spain vacation, sevilla granada, culture of spain
sevilla granada, culture of spain, central spain: Hello Jerome Spain is very diverse, and the cities of Andalucia are very different from the cities at the north coast or central spain, for example. But if i have to choose a city near the coast that is an important touristic destination and whith things...

Travel to Spain: spain, spanish church, next friday
spanish church, next friday, left wing: The Windsor Building, in Madrid, got on fire and has been destroyed. Investigation is on, as the police is not sure of the cause of the fire. A left-wing priest has been addressed to be the main leader of the Catholic Spanish Church Next Friday is the...

Travel to Spain: Where to spend 4 weeks in Spain, decent beaches, madrid salamanca
decent beaches, madrid salamanca, urban beaches: Hello Chris Barcelona is a bigger an dmore touristic city than Malaga, have a lot of things to see, good night ambient to enjoy some decent urban beaches and some very good beaches near the city. Many people from abroad choose Barcelona in order to learn...

Travel to Spain: staying in barcelona, aparthotel in barcelona, kitchenette
aparthotel in barcelona, kitchenette, three kids: I lived with a family so I can t really recommend one in particular. This looks like it is very nice, but you might need to request a kitchenette just to be sure. The location is awesome (right in beautiful area): http://www.citadines.com/uhot/uwres_ltpms57.ht...

Travel to Spain: study (or) work in spain, universities in spain, country peru
universities in spain, country peru, work in spain: Hello yanill I don t know the steps for a student visa. Check this link with official info about visas in Spain http://www.mir.es/ Probably you ll need to contact with an university here for some foreign students programs. Try with this one, one of...

Travel to Spain: Taxi in Spain, san sebastian donosti, aena es
san sebastian donosti, aena es, interchange station: Hello again The bus from San Sebastian will take you to the same station of AvAmerica, from there you have again 3 options 1-taxis, the most confortable option but also the most expensive. 2-bus, local buses (red coloured from emt company) that could...

Travel to Spain: Taxis from Madrid Airport to Salamanca, madrid airport, city of salamanca
madrid airport, city of salamanca, taxi ride: Hello Richard Madrid airport-Salamanca ... by taxi?? city of Salamanca??? (it could be Salamanca district in madrid, that could make sense by taxi, in that case it s better to know the address, rather than just the name of a district) to Salamanca city...

Travel to Spain: Toledo, michelin maps, rio estenilla
michelin maps, rio estenilla, poligono industrial: Hello john I have tried www.paginasamarillas.es one of the most complete mapping systems in spain, also www.qdq.com with no lick for rio esteRnilla, but it could be rio ESTENILLA and there it is, i have found with both. How to get there, use this...

Travel to Spain: Tourism, autumm, jenova
autumm, jenova, sierra nevada: Hello Jenova December is ok for Spain and Portugal, it use to be cold but with not too many rains, but can snow in some parts and for sure in the mountains. Cold but not as much as in other countries in europe, the more to the south the warmer it will...

Travel to Spain: Train from Granada to Seville, high speed trains, high speed train
high speed trains, high speed train, ave alta velocidad: Hello Lisa The renfe site is not quite good with other lenguages, they mix spanish and english and offer links to spanish version from the english version. I have cheked again www.renfe.es and clicking in english lenguage icon. I have selected Granada...

Travel to Spain: Train, metro and plane, accommodation in madrid, flight to canada
accommodation in madrid, flight to canada, henry i: Hi Henry, I don t know where exactly is the bus leaving you once in Madrid, but I know the Metro (underground, the tube, you know) offers a pretty good service to the airport. From the very center of Madrid, e.g. Nuevos Ministerios station, it takes about...

Travel to Spain: Train Travel, venice time, international trains
venice time, international trains, would like more information: Hello Mike i have checked www.renfe.es and the international trains. There is no direct train from spain to venecia, you best option is from Barcelona to Milan http://www.elipsos.com/htm/default.htm?lang=1 it cost around 160 euros, unless you have...

Travel to Spain: Train travel Santiago de Compostela to San Sebastian via FEVE trains, santiago de compostela, bilbao airport
santiago de compostela, bilbao airport, spanair: Hello max yes feve web is not in english are you sure you want to do such a long distance with feve?, it s more for local/regional services than for long distances. At least it will have a good scenery. There aren t feve stations at Santiago and San...

Travel to Spain: Trains or planes in Spain?, train to barcelona, horarios renfe
train to barcelona, horarios renfe, two trains: Hello Sarah 1) Lisbon to Barna. I strongly recommend by airplane -by train, you need to take two trains http://www.cp.pt/cp/displayPage.do?vgnextoid=5c626e29d6b74010VgnVCM1000007b01a8c0RCRD http://horarios.renfe.es/hir/index.jsp?page=hjhir130.jsp&O=MADRI&D=94361&AF=2006&MF=MM&DF=DD&SF=NaN&ID=s...

Travel to Spain: Transport, san sebastain, madrid atocha
san sebastain, madrid atocha, atocha station: Hello Cathal I think that you should go to San Sebastian (also know as Donostia or Donosti) using trains, it s the more confortable way to travel, more than buses, it s more expensive but there is no comparation in confortability www.renfe.es is the...

Travel to Spain: Transportation, madrid estacion, madrid toledo
madrid estacion, madrid toledo, hotel in madrid: Hello Andrew Yes, both cities can be visited in a weekend. You have two options, seek for hotel/hostal in Toledo and Segovia and trevel directly to these places from Alicante, or use Madrid as a base having the hotel in Madrid and doing these cities...

Travel to Spain: Transportation options from Rota to Valencia, google maps, horarios renfe
google maps, horarios renfe, spanish trains: Hi Joseph, Your question is a bit hard to answer because the source and destiny of your trip are very separated. Anyway, let s see how can you (and your family) get there. By car (hiring): This is a quite good option if one of you can drive and you...

Travel to Spain: Travel Around Spain, nights in madrid, exploring spain
nights in madrid, exploring spain, lifetime trip: Hi ¡¡ In my humble opinion, it is ok and easy to travel in your own. Torremolinos doesn t sound a good option to me: it is overcrowded since May to October and most of its population is from abroad. My choice would be: Madrid, Barcelona, Sevilla, Granada...

Travel to Spain: Travel around Seville, fronterra, tourist tour
fronterra, tourist tour, bus schedules: Hello Bob i m not an expert in the area of Sevilla, in fact i have never been there. My only advise is to ask for that info in any tourist info at seville or check bus schedules for the company that owns the line between sevilla and ronda after seeking...

Travel to Spain: Travel from Barcelona to Southern Spain, two weeks in spain, moorish architecture
two weeks in spain, moorish architecture, sunny holidays: Córdoba and Granada are possibly the best exponent of Moorish influence in Spain. You will love Granada: the city has such a magic, and La Alhambra is so so beautiful, you have to visit it and contemplate Granada from its balconies. Córdoba is very interesting,...

Travel to Spain: Travel Distance between Salamanca and Valdelavilla, michelin road maps, susan lund
michelin road maps, susan lund, viamichelin: Hello susan I have checked the distance on ViaMichelin web, i like michelin road maps... i have choosed salamanca as departure and valdelavilla as destination, if a window appears with several salamanca options, choose 1 salamanca-salamanca http://www.viamichelin.co.uk/viamichelin/gbr/dyn/controller/ItiWGPerformPage?reinit=1&strStartCityCountry=844&strStartAddress=&strStartMerged=salamanca&strDestCityCountry=844&strDestAddress=&strDestMerged=valdelavilla&image2.x=0&image2.y=0...

Travel to Spain: Travel Faro to Seville, hiring a car, bus company
hiring a car, bus company, car and driver: Hello Ngaire i m not very expert in this part of spain and portugal but anyway i ll try to help this bus company links faro and sevilla http://www.damas-sa.es/buscar.htm but they don t offer too much info, it seems to be one stop in the route sevilla-lagos...

Travel to Spain: Travel Granada - Seville, prado de san sebastian, sevilla granada
prado de san sebastian, sevilla granada, ciudad sevilla: Hello John i have recently answered this question several times, here is what i have replied: Sevilla-granada 264 km, By train with renfe:regional trains takes 3hours, cost around 20euros. (+%extra payment of at least 2,75%, a hidden raise of prices)...

Travel to Spain: Travel Information for Spain, traditional taverns, flamengo dance
traditional taverns, flamengo dance, fancy bars: Hello Ioannis, i have very little time for answering this question since you arrive on 1st april and i won t have access to internet until day 9. I have gathered some infor i have sent in some others mail, i m sorry i can t write some more personalized answer...

Travel to Spain: Travel Itinerary to Spain in Dec Christmas time, weather in barcelona, reina sofia
weather in barcelona, reina sofia, barcelona madrid: Hello again I can assure you that Madrid have many thigs to see apart of bullfights that i personally never recommend and don t give information unless i m questioned directly about them. And also apart of museums Madrid have many places to see, and...

Travel to Spain: Travel from Lagos to Granada, regional trains, south portugal
regional trains, south portugal, continental auto: Hello Laura seems there is many people doing the route from south Portugal to Spain as i have similar questions recently. There is not direct link between these two cities THe only bus company (forget the train) i have found that connect Lagos with...

Travel to Spain: Travel to Leon, med cruise, right train
med cruise, right train, national airline: Unless you re renting a car, which I think might be more trouble than it s worth, the train is probably more economical. It takes about 8-9 hours and you can check out the schedule in English here: http://horarios.renfe.es/hir/ingles.html The only problem...

Travel to Spain: Travel From Madrid to Rota, prado de san sebastian, diary service
prado de san sebastian, diary service, puerto de santa maria: Hello Alexandra Rota is near Jerez de la Frontera, an important city in the area and El Puerto de Santa Maria, another important town, both have train station of the same line madrid-cadiz. So part of the problem is solved. I have searched buses from...

Travel to Spain: Travel from Malaga Airport to CORDOBA, spanish national ballet, aena es
spanish national ballet, aena es, horarios renfe: Hello David From Malaga airport you should get a bus, train or a taxi to Malaga city, train or bus station (which are side by side) information about malaga airport: http://www.aena.es/csee/Satellite?cid=1048858947193&pagename=subHome&SiteName=AGP&c=Page&Language=EN_GB...

Travel to Spain: Travel to The National Park of Aigüestortes from Barcelona, romanic churches, de segur
romanic churches, de segur, pont de suert: Hello Daniel I have been in Aigües Tortes national park three times. This park have two access, one from Espot and antoher one from Boi. I prefer the Boi area because the valley offers a great amount of excellent romanic churches (famous tahull church...

Travel to Spain: Travel between Seville and Evora, national bus company, railway connection
national bus company, railway connection, spanish companies: Hello Michael I have serach for buses in http://www.alsinagraells.net/ http://www.socibus.es/index.html http://www.alsa.es/portal/index.asp as ther isn t any national bus company, but routes are given to different companies with these well known...

Travel to Spain: Travel to Seville, Granada and Cordoba, high speed train, generalife
high speed train, generalife, itinery: Hello A. I actually don t know too much about Seville, i haven t been there ever but i can answer som of your questions. Yes your itinerary is right. You have to finish at madrid and you ll probably take a high speed train AVE http://www.renfe.es or...

Travel to Spain: Travel to Seville, Granada, Cordoba, high speed train, sevilla granada
high speed train, sevilla granada, hotel boston: Hi ¡¡ You can make the three cities in 3 days but I m afraid you won t be able to enjoy them in full :( If you change your mind and prefer to do just two, I d rec Granada and Cordoba. The best itinerary would be Sevilla-Granada-Córdoba, because you can...

Travel to Spain: Travel from Seville to Lagos, Portugal, lagos portugal, bus company
lagos portugal, bus company, damas: Hello Peter There is no connection by train between Seville and Lagos, you can check this at www.renfe.es So your only option is bus With ALSA http://www.alsa.es you can go from Sevilla to Faro, and from there take another bus to Lagos. Alsa is a very...

Travel to Spain: Travel to Spain, paris by train, train trips
paris by train, train trips, nice travel: Hi Aron, The travel from Barcelona to Madrid by train takes 5hours. I think it s not a good idea to travel four times. I d be better to book a night in Madrid and make only two train trips as you spend a lot of time on the train. Anyway, it s your decision...

Travel to Spain: Travel to Spain, aena es, connection flight
aena es, connection flight, moving to spain: Hello Katy If you want to spend 7 days in spain you should be moving to spain as soon as you arrive as you have booked a flight back to Porto for day 29. ------------To get from Lisbon to the south of spain, you have two options with public trasnport,...

Travel to Spain: Travel in Spain, autobuses los amarillos, strange rock formations
autobuses los amarillos, strange rock formations, torcal de antequera: Hello Irene It s a long time since i as in Costa del Sol, but from what i know and my own experience, there are some things you can see there. Of course Malaga, one afternoon or one day if you want to stroll the main streets calmly and doing some shopping....

Travel to Spain: Travel times, regional roads, nice travel
regional roads, nice travel, apear: Hello Chris 1. according to viamichelin http://www.viamichelin.es/ the trip by car takes about 1h30 and 130km, with 100km in conventional roads http://www.viamichelin.es/viamichelin/esp/dyn/controller/ItiWGPerformPage?reinit=1&strStartCityCountry=844&strStartAddress=&strStartMerged=sevilla&strDestCityCountry=844&strDestAddress=&strDestMerged=ronda&image2.x=0&image2.y=0...

Travel to Spain: Travel, heelo, renfe
heelo, renfe, auto res: Heelo vickie In the web about this town there is info on how to get to (and exit from) this town, but they give only info for traveling with your own car http://www.valdelavilla.net/home.htm If you don t have a car,you should travel to Madrid and...

Travel to Spain: Traveling around spain by car, michelin maps, medina azahara
michelin maps, medina azahara, places in spain: Hello Fernanda The main place for the ferries between spain and Marrocco is the port of Algeciras, but also can go from Almeria or Malaga. About if it s worth to go there, well i really don t know from my experience but morrocco has also beautiful places...

Travel to Spain: Traveling from Cadis (Spain) to Faro (Portugal) via rental car, faro portugal, boarder control
faro portugal, boarder control, caddis: Hello Daniel according to Viamichelin http://www.viamichelin.es/viamichelin/esp/dyn/controller/ItiWGPerformPage?reinit=1&strStartCityCountry=844&strStartAddress=&strStartMerged=cadiz&strDestCityCountry=669&strDestAddress=&strDestMerged=faro&image2.x=0&image2.y=0...

Travel to Spain: Traveling in Spain, traveling in spain, going to spain
traveling in spain, going to spain, best beaches: Hello Lynne Unfortunately i m not an expert about Seville, and i have never been there and can t give you any recommendation from my experience. From what i have heard, best beaches near Seville are in the province of Cadiz. I recommend you to ask for...

Travel to Spain: Traveling in spain, strange rock formations, madrid sevilla
strange rock formations, madrid sevilla, prehistoric paintings: Hello kelly i m sorry for the delay in the response. Your question is not very clear to me , but i think that your are at Valencia and the daytrips or weekend trips are from that city. Let me know if it s not correct. One possible trip that i can recommend...

Travel to Spain: Travelling by car, faro portugal, bilbao spain
faro portugal, bilbao spain, toll highways: Hello Jodie, it s a very long distance according to viamichelin http://www.viamichelin.es/viamichelin/esp/dyn/controller/ItiWGPerformPage?ie=utf-8&reinit=1&strStartCityCountry=844&strStartAddress=&strStartMerged=bilbao&strDestCityCountry=669&strDestAddress=&strDestMerged=faro&image2.x=46&image2.y=5...

Travel to Spain: Travelling to Madrid, guia madrid, capitals of spain
guia madrid, capitals of spain, infohostal: Hi, Patricia well, Madrid is a beautiful city and sure you will enjoy it. We Spanish will escape that time there because of the climate, it will be very hot then there in summer, so all Madrid just for you and other students and tourists. But you have...

Travel to Spain: Travelling to Spain, days in toledo, taste of spain
days in toledo, taste of spain, buenos dias: Estimada Jacquie For your travel in December, the weather at Costa del Sol can be unpredictable. Probably it could be the best weather in the Iberic penninsula and still be rainy and cold, who knows. For example right now is very rainy and humid. And what...

Travel to Spain: Travelling to Spain, american style food, med coast
american style food, med coast, northern spain: Hello Tracy About gifts from other coutries i always have found that some typical food are always welcome. For example, a relative of mine visited canada several years ago, and she brought us something from there, the thing i liked the most was the typical...

Travel to Spain: Travelling to Spain in October, temperatures in october, going to spain
temperatures in october, going to spain, costa del sol: It sounds like you re going to be in the Costa del Sol (malaga) and Costa Blanca (valencia, alicante) Here are some figures for average water temperatures in October: Costa del Sol - 66.2F/19C (This is the year round average. I m not sure about the exact...

Travel to Spain: Travelling to Spain in September, hostal italia, barcelona madrid
hostal italia, barcelona madrid, spanish workers: Yes, October is yet a good month to swim and to sunbathe, mostly in the South (Andalucia-Costa del sol-Malaga). In Madrid and Barcelona perhaps the weather will be more cold and maybe rainy. We have tourists all year long in Spain :) so if you are looking...

Travel to Spain: Travelling in Spain, velocity train, vaughan system
velocity train, vaughan system, spanish executives: Hi Kam: Valdelavilla is in Soria. If you want to travel south is in AVE. You have to travel to Madrid and then take the High Velocity Train (AVE).It is about 90 Euros ( about 90 $ ). You can be in Córdoba in about 1,40 hr and in Sevilla in about 2.30 ...

Travel to Spain: Travelling in Summer 2008, barcelona madrid, pt homepage
barcelona madrid, pt homepage, international train: Hello John Between Lisboa and Madrid you have these options: notice that fares and schedules for 2008 seem to be not available yet in many sites --bus cheaper but no most confortable, with auto-res http://www.auto-res.net takes 9h30 and cost...

Travel to Spain: Trip to Madrid, telecoms consultant, tourists spots
telecoms consultant, tourists spots, business opportinities: Hello again Ini I m going to give you more details about madrid city, but in two weeks you have time also for at least a couple of daytrips, in that case i still recommend you greatley Toledo and Segovia. Inside madrid: ***------ Tourist spots are...

Travel to Spain: Trip Portugal-Spain and NYE, santa apolonia, portugal spain
santa apolonia, portugal spain, noche vieja: Hello Joanna Thanks for the detailed question, it helps me a lot with the answer. 1.------------------ I know only Madrid NYE ( noche vieja ) and it s a great party, well it s more like the longest and crowdest saturday night of the year (also prices...

Travel to Spain: Trip to Spain, high speed trains, malaga spain
high speed trains, malaga spain, good train: Hello Jessi I understand that you are going to stay in spain for 7 days, and need to reach Amsterdam within those 7 days or at the eight day of your travel. (and that makes reasonable to think about Eurrail, for Spain, France and Benelux) but if you are...

Travel to Spain: taking a train or a bus from Madrid to Lisben, madrid chamartin, santa apolonia
madrid chamartin, santa apolonia, madrid estacion: Hello Yin From Madrid to Lisboa by train there is only one to choose from, an oernight train or hotel train, Lusitania Takes about 9hours and cost from 78euros for couchette and from 55 for seated. From MAdrid-Chamartin train station to Lisboa-Santa...

Travel to Spain: train travel to estepona,costa del sol, estepona costa del sol, spanish trains
estepona costa del sol, spanish trains, enjoyable method: Hello Debbie Probably for such a long distance the more confortable way of travelling is by plane, but if it s not an option, then the train is a good option. A very long travel from Paris to Estepona by car would take you at least two days and with children...

Travel to Spain: Have training in Spain, faculty of engineering ain shams university, computer systems engineering
faculty of engineering ain shams university, computer systems engineering, university egypt: i really apologize for the delay, i forgot to put myself in on vacation status while i was out. as you have already done a tringin with a german university i think you should proceed in a similar way in spain, that its through some univeristy program,...

Travel to Spain: trains, university in spain, medium city
university in spain, medium city, oldest university: Hi: I am not sure about trains from Paris to Barcelona as I live far away from Barcelona myself, but I m sure there must be. The best cities for a young girl are not very big ones. I strongly rec Salamanca ( that s my hometown). A small-medium city, 2 hours...

Travel to Spain: transfers from barcelona airport to salou, barcelona tourist, buena suerte
barcelona tourist, buena suerte, catching the train: Hi Michelle, It s good to have you visiting our Mediterranean shore, you will like it for sure! By the way, to get to Salou from Barcelona is easy taking a train from there to the south, heading Tarragona. There are also a lot of buses to take you there....

Travel to Spain: transfers from malaga-seville/granada, sevilla granada, regional trains
sevilla granada, regional trains, hotels in seville: Hello Rachel Seems tome that 5 hours is too much from seville to granada, there are 264 km betwen both cities and with highway, trains and buses will take lass than 5 hours for sure. lets see the transports, i think you have three options, rent a car,...

Travel to Spain: transport from granada to cordoba then to madrid, ciudad granada, tres culturas
ciudad granada, tres culturas, altaria: hello again Jen yes, according to the web of Alsa www.alsa.es there is an overnight bus to Alicante this is the data shown for day 20 of june 00:35 08:40 35,90€-- single ticket 68,21€-- return ticket may be convenient and save you the trip to...

Travel to Spain: transportation, high speed train, vincci soho
high speed train, vincci soho, renfe: Hello Paul i don t understand vincci soho , can you explain more where do you want to go? I ll help you with this if i know where it is. From Madrid to Seville you have several trains and tickets, you must find which one is more adequate to your budget....

Travel to Spain: transportation, capital of spain, time jane
capital of spain, time jane, rail travel: Hi Jane ¡¡¡ I m not sure about your question... I don t live in Madrid or Bilbao but I am almost sure that there must be direct rail lines. Madrid is the capital of Spain and Bilbao is one of the most important cities. Sorry not to be more specific, but...

Travel to Spain: travel from Barcelona, besalu, xativa
besalu, xativa, palm tree: Hello Linda Yes the trip from Barcelona to Granada is long, 883km and about 8h. Near the middle of your trip it s located Valencia, it s a big city and have some places of interest, most famous currently is CAC, which you could visit from outside, no...

Travel to Spain: travel from barcelona to san sebastian, horarios renfe, trains of spain
horarios renfe, trains of spain, san sebastian: Hi Kelley, First, apologies for the late reply, I couldn t access my computer for four days ! Although you can reach San Sebastian from Barcelona by bus, train, plane and car, I think the best choice would be the train, as is the easier and cheapest...

Travel to Spain: travel from barcelona to spain with 3 kids., french countryside, visiting paris
french countryside, visiting paris, elipsos: Hello Brett You have to consider that Paris is quite far from Barcelona, that means many hours driving, or split the trip in two days (recommendable with children, depending on their ages) and opportunity to discover french countryside, but also the cost...

Travel to Spain: travel to cambrils caravan park, cambrills park, free rail travel
cambrills park, free rail travel, salou costa dorada: Hello theresa staying in Cambrils or Salou or between both places (i have been in a camping there 3 times but about 15 years ago) you ll have access to hte cambrils or salou train station, both are in the same line that goes from valencia to barna all...

Travel to Spain: travel between cities, travel days, hth
travel days, hth, going home: The rail system is very easy to navigate. You don t need to book in advance: there are usually enough tickets for everybody, except for very specific weekends. In my opinion, both options are good. If you want to be more free , you can rent a car: the...

Travel to Spain: travel to costa del sol in January and then to algarve,portugal for some golf, michelin maps, algarve portugal
michelin maps, algarve portugal, malaga costa del sol: Hello Anne I apologize for the delay in my reply. From Costa del Sol there are good connectios by road (highways) to the south of Portugal. But there is no direct train connection. As far as i know there aren t also flights from Malaga (costa del sol)...

Travel to Spain: travel distances, granada alhambra, horarios renfe
granada alhambra, horarios renfe, malaga bus station: Hello gene I suppose you are at Malaga. Granada is closer to Malaga than Cordoba, but not a great difference malaga-granada: 130km Malaga-Cordoba: 164 km If you can only see one of the cities, then choose granada, probably you won t have time tio...

Travel to Spain: travel from granada to morocco, spanish cities, hth
spanish cities, hth, granada: I don t think so. If you want to visit some other Spanish cities and then Morocco, you will have to do it on your own. All Andalusian cities are well comunicated by train or bus. To travel to Morocco you will have to fly ( from Sevilla or Malaga ) or take...

Travel to Spain: travel from granada to sevilla, prado de san sebastian, ciudad granada
prado de san sebastian, ciudad granada, regional trains: Hello john seems that there is many people doing the same travel as i have answered this info previously, as a digest from other replies: Sevilla-granada 264 km, By train with renfe:regional trains takes 3hours, cost around 20euros. check: www.renfe.es...

Travel to Spain: travel from La Coruna to UK, london standsted, aena es
london standsted, aena es, santiago de compostela: Hello Steve the cheapest and most convenient way to go back to uk from northwest spain is by plane, sure. I have checked national airports web to see whcih companies operate from La Coruña (or A Coruña in galician). http://www.aena.es http://www.aena.es/csee/Satellite?pagename=subHome&Language=EN_GB&c=Page&SiteName=LCG&cid=1048146841342...

Travel to Spain: travel from Lagos to Seville, lagos portugal, seville spain
lagos portugal, seville spain, morning bus: Hello Pam, i think this is related with a question i have just answered, i really don t know anything about this company as it seems to be specialized in south west of spain, and i have never been in that part of spain. At least alsa is a more important...

Travel to Spain: travel to lagos from barcelona, vueling, booking travel
vueling, booking travel, spanair: Hello sally From Barcelona to Lagos (Algarve) you may have two options going to Seville and from there taking a bus of this company http://www.damas-sa.es/ to Lagos, the only company operating to Lagos from Spain, as far as i know. Or going to...

Travel to Spain: travel from lisbon to spain, horarios renfe, major cities in spain
horarios renfe, major cities in spain, trains of spain: Hi Nicole, I think Madrid will be a good choice (Barcelona or Valencia are more distant from Portugal). And about the possible ways to get there: by plane: between 80€ and 160€ per person, and about 2h 30min to reach Madrid. by bus: I m sure there...

Travel to Spain: travel between lisbon and spain, major cities in spain, plaza de armas
major cities in spain, plaza de armas, turismo sevilla: Hello nicole Lisbon is a bit far from Madrid (612km) for a short trip but anyway i m going to give you the information. trains: www.renfe.es there is an overnight train that could be useful for you as you can save also a night of hotel and spend most...

Travel to Spain: travel from Madrid to Barcelona, la rioja, recommended route
la rioja, recommended route, san sebastian: Hello again Janet Barcelona-Madrid are 6h15 of driving aproximately, but of course, there are trains between madrid-barcelona, may be for may 2008 can be full high speed line, may be as the works in the part of the line between Lerida and Barcelona are...

Travel to Spain: How to travel from Madrid to Lisboa by Train, madrid chamartin, madrid atocha
madrid chamartin, madrid atocha, trenes desde barcelona: Hola Julie vale, desde Barcelona, no pasa nada. Pues en tren, no hay nada directo desde Barcelona y Madrid está en medio, de todas formas la distancia empieza a ser bastante grande, sobre los 1200km. si miramos en renfe www.renfe.es nos indica que...

Travel to Spain: travel from Madrid to Rota to Barcelona Spain, prado de san sebastian, ruiz mateos
prado de san sebastian, ruiz mateos, diary service: Hello Paul I have some previous replies about how to get to Rota, here is the info i have about it: From my point of view you have two options, taking a train (high speed AVE trains) from Madrid to Sevilla or a Talgo train (also very fast) to...

Travel to Spain: travel from Madrid to Salamanca, movelia, conde de casal
movelia, conde de casal, noon flight: Hello Sherrie Salamanca is a very nice town to visit, you won t regret of that. I have visited it myself several times, always by car and going and returning in the same day. If you travel by bus and/or train is a good choice to stay there at least one...

Travel to Spain: travel to portugal and spain, extreme climate, portugal spain
extreme climate, portugal spain, concrete city: Hi Shelia, Well, I don t think the weather will be bad in October, specially because Spain doesn t have extreme climate anywhere. About Portugal, I m afraid I never travelled there so I can t help you much with that. Anyway, aside from Lisbon, also Porto...

Travel to Spain: travel from Salamanca or Madrid to Barcelona, weekend excursion, qdq
weekend excursion, qdq, university of rhode island: Hello Stephanie Barcelona is a bit far from Salamanca but, if you have a car, it s absolutely feasible, relying on buses or trains makes it harder Onece in Barna, depends on your budget, if you don t want to spend much money look for an hostal, if you...

Travel to Spain: travel to san sebastian, san sebatian, capital city of spain
san sebatian, capital city of spain, san sebastian: Hi Louise, As you say, three different flights would be very tiring and unfriendly. If I was in your situation, the best option would seem to be flying from Edinburgh to Madrid (I found that EasyJet.com has flights in this direction, sure there are...

Travel to Spain: travel between seville and lagos, portuguese section, south portugal
portuguese section, south portugal, bus company: Hello again Pam I couldn t find any other bus (because there is no train from south portugal to south of spain) from Lagos to Seville apart from those of that company, may be some portuguese bus company? in that case may be you could ask for this in the...

Travel to Spain: travel within spain, travel within spain, madrid barcelona
travel within spain, madrid barcelona, spanair: Hello Aditi With public transport: train, planes and buses are available. As you are travelling with children, a long travel by bus would be the worst of the three. Let s compare travel times and prices: train--- with renfe, there are several...

Travel to Spain: travel to spain, schengen visa, visa type
schengen visa, visa type, delicate question: Hello Molly It s a delicate question and i wouldn t give you wrong information, i m not expert in this legal questions. As you want to stay more than 90 days you have to extend your visa, you can do it in spain, i have read it in some forum... official...

Travel to Spain: travel in spain, calle elvira, rail europe
calle elvira, rail europe, generalife gardens: Hello Liz Your 10 days in seville woth daytrips is not a bad idea, cadiz, gibraltar or ronda seems to be fair daytrips (i have never been in seville, but the distances are acceptable for daytrips) About Rail Europe here is some infor about eurorail...

Travel to Spain: travel throughout Spain, granada alhambra, early morning flight
granada alhambra, early morning flight, continental auto: Hi Donna, First, apologies for the late reply, I ve been really busy these days. Now that I understand your trip (you explained it very well!) let me suggest some details. In chronological order, what do you think about visiting Granada on 28-29th...

Travel to Spain: When to travel to Valencia, tomatina festival, colon street
tomatina festival, colon street, holidays in spain: Hello Nick August is the month for holidays in spain, and beaches will be full with tourist from abroad and from spain. But Valencia is not a destiantion for beaches (despite Valencia have a very good beach) and many people go out for holidays or work in...

Travel to Spain: travel, thier windows, illegal immigration
thier windows, illegal immigration, scary stuff: Hi Justin, As long as I know there are no such things in Spain, neither in Europe. I cannot tell you nothing about Asia, but I m sure it depends on the place you choose to go, big cities are not troublesome for sure. In Spain people are worried about...

Travel to Spain: traveling in the Basque Country, san sebastian donosti, bilbao bilbo
san sebastian donosti, bilbao bilbo, spanish trains: Hello Cheryl i have just answered a similar question about traveling from bilbao to san sebastian and from there to st jean de luz Since you are thinking of making a daytrip to st jean de luz, the easiest way of moving around this area is by car, because...

Travel to Spain: traveling from france and all over spain, high speed trains, tickects
high speed trains, tickects, flexipass: Hello eleanor I really don t know the difference between economy and freedom reservation, sorry Seems that overnight trains are Estrella type trains here is the description of the kind of tickets http://www.renfe.es/estrella/index.html couchette in...

Travel to Spain: traveling to Irun, horarios renfe, vancouver international airport
horarios renfe, vancouver international airport, aena es: Hello whitney The nearest airport of some importance to Irun is Bilbao airport, but this one has very limited international connections. The spanish airports web page www.aena.es gives information about companies operating in every national airport in...

Travel to Spain: traveling like a native, trip to spain, southern spain
trip to spain, southern spain, blue jeans: Despite what you may have read, pickpocketing is not as rampant in Spain as some books may insist. I had no problems travelling to all parts of the country for about a year. Well to be frank, if you are at tourist sites or on tours, you will look like...

Travel to Spain: traveling from spain to france, flights from valencia, tgv train
flights from valencia, tgv train, expedia: Whenever traveling, just search out local train stations, airports and that sort of thing before making a decision. I just googled Biarritz and found that it is a easy shot on the TGV, so why don t you start by looking for flights from Valencia-Paris...

Travel to Spain: traveling by train, seville spain, plaza de armas
seville spain, plaza de armas, tomar portugal: hello just found this in the question pool just in case this helps take a train from tomar to lisboa (regional train) http://www.cp.pt/cp/displayPage.do?vgnextoid=0d81f9e12a584010VgnVCM1000007b01a8c0RCRD from there a bus to seville. with alsa,...

Travel to Spain: travelling within Spain, high speed trains, horarios renfe
high speed trains, horarios renfe, algecira: Hello Judy You have several option about ferries a) http://www.trasmediterranea.es/index.asp?section=home&lang=UK you have a route from Algeciras to Tanger (tangiers) (on south-straits section) b) http://www.euroferrys.com/seccionesE/inicio/en.htm...

Travel to Spain: travelling to salou via madrid, low cost flights, train ticket
low cost flights, train ticket, doubts: Hi Jenny, Both places Madrid and Salou are very nice, you sure have taken a good choice. I don t know of any direct way to get to Salou from Madrid, but the most common option would be getting to Barcelona by plane or train, and then turn to the south...

Travel to Spain: underground in barcelona, main train station, metro station
main train station, metro station, sants: The closet Metro station to Estacion Sants (where 99% of trains to Girona leave from) is Estacio Sants/Sants, located on the Green Line/L3 and L5 (i forget which line this is). The train takes anywhere from 1 hour to 1 hour, 30 minutes, depending on which...

Travel to Spain: Vacationing in Espana, hostels in madrid, madrid resident
hostels in madrid, madrid resident, sevilla granada: Hello Joe & Sylvia I haven t been in Jerez ever, but if i had to choose one, i ll choose Cordoba. The cathedral-mosque worths the visit. Jerez is famous for wines, and if you are interesting in visiting cellars, it s a hard decision. Are there cellars...

Travel to Spain: VISA, visa schengen, schengen visa
visa schengen, schengen visa, passport holder: Hello Sharon as far as i know, if you have a visa schengen you won t have any problems travelling to Tenerife, there is no special border treatment at the canary island, it s the same as if you landed in madrid. And yes, spain is in the group of countries...

Travel to Spain: Viewing Tower in South West Madrid, faro de moncloa, business in madrid
faro de moncloa, business in madrid, madrid ocio: Hello Vivion It must be the faro de moncloa (moncloa s lighthouse) http://www.softdoc.es/guia_madrid/ocio/salir/atracciones.html#faro http://es.wikipedia.org/wiki/Faro_de_Moncloa It s located near metro moncloa. Yes it has very good views of the city,...

Travel to Spain: viaje Andalucía desde Lisboa últimos detalles, viajar a portugal, sevilla granada
viajar a portugal, sevilla granada, dos pasos: Estimado Javier Me alegro que la información que te proporcioné te haya servido de ayuda. 1. Creo que en este caso tienes tiempo de sobra, 4h30. Si el avión llegase puntual, con 1 hora para maletas y frontera y quizás 1 hora para llegar a la estación...

Travel to Spain: viaje Andalucía desde Lisboa, sevilla granada, tiempo de viaje
sevilla granada, tiempo de viaje, opci: Hola Javier Vamos a ver si esto te sirve un poco de ayuda. El autobús es efectivamente uno de los medios de trasnporte más baratos, sin por ello dejar de ser en autobuses modernos y más o menos confortables (aunque esto puede variar un poco de una compañía...

Travel to Spain: viaje, ministerio del interior, jose luis
ministerio del interior, jose luis, regimen: Hola Jose Luis Realmente no tengo mucha idea en temas de inmigración, y antes que darte información que pueda ser erronea, te doy la dirección del ministerio del interior sobre la normativa de extranjería. http://www.mir.es/SGACAVT/extranje/regimen_general/...

Travel to Spain: visit to Barcelona, city of granada, running of the bulls
city of granada, running of the bulls, holiday in spain: Hi Brad, Your journey seems it will be a great one! Let s see some useful information about Barcelona: One of the most beautiful quarters in the city is the so-called old quarter (casco antiguo) or gothic quarter (barrio gótico). It s placed around...

Travel to Spain: I will be visiting spain with..., interhotel, questio
interhotel, questio, reccommend: Hi, Geoff I don´t know too much about hotels there in the region you want to visit. I send you that for just a link, but if you want to know more , I will have a look to find you some hotel that will be best for you. We have time enough. You and your family...

Travel to Spain: is there volcanoes in spainif..., dormant volcano, la palma
dormant volcano, la palma, canary islands: There are volcanoes in the Canary Islands Tenerife has the highest point in Spain - El Teide, a dormant volcano Lanzarote has active volcanoes - you can have a meal cooked on one La Palma has an active volcano - it is generally considered that one...

Travel to Spain: vueling air line, octber, vueling
octber, vueling, histories: Hello Vueling is an Spanish Low Cost that is well known in spain, and somewhat known in europe, and of the low costs company is one with good image and haven t heard dreadful histories as for other low cost. If i had to flight somewhere in spain or...

Travel to Spain: Walking routes in the east Pyrennees., vall de nuria, autostrada a9
vall de nuria, autostrada a9, pyrinees: Hello dirk i m sorry i could not provide you good and valuable info about this specific question. That area of pyrinees is unknown to me. I haven t been there yet and don t know too much about that area. That area is not the most popular of the pyrynees...

Travel to Spain: I Want Visit to Spain, madrid barajas airport, capital islamabad
madrid barajas airport, capital islamabad, places in spain: I m not sure if I have understood completely your question, but I ll try my best to answer :) *I can t assure you if you need a visa to enter the country. If you are just a tourist for less than 3 months, there is no visa needed, as far as I know. *You...

Travel to Spain: Weather (temperatures), sierra nevada mountains, weather temperatures
sierra nevada mountains, weather temperatures, seville province: Hello Eileen and Bob November is normally a rainy month all over spain, but still temperatures are not very cold. And despite the chances of rains it is better to visit the south of spain in november than in july. For example, today 40C degrees can...

Travel to Spain: Writing something in spanish, writing a condolence letter, afecto
writing a condolence letter, afecto, te deseo: That depends on the general context of the sentence. If you are writing a condolence letter or similar, you could say: -Estoy contigo y no te olvido. -Te deseo mucho ánimo. If it is a more normal situation, and it is just a formal way of finishing...

Travel to Spain: i want to learn spanish, spain barcelona, 11 years
spain barcelona, 11 years, three months: Hello Elizabeth I ll be glad in helping you, but you must know that my knowledge about Barcelona is very limited as the last time i was there was about 11 years and whenever i have gone there was as a tourist. Anyway i ll try to answer and question...

Travel to Spain: on the way, adequate answer, roman ruins
adequate answer, roman ruins, return trip: Hello Ariel In your way to Valencia from Madrid, by A3 highway there are at least three places that worth a visit. One could take you many hours and the other two are just brief stops and near the highway. This is the road map for A3 http://www.viamichelin.es/viamichelin/esp/dyn/controller/ItiWGPerformPage?ie=utf-8&reinit=1&strStartCityCountry=844&strStartAddress=&strStartMerged=madrid&strDestCityCountry=844&strDestAddress=&strDestMerged=valencia&image2.x=42&image2.y=8...

Travel to Spain: weather madrid, weather madrid, madrid weather
weather madrid, madrid weather, short sleeved shirts: Hello rushabh in mid and end of may weather tends to be more a summer weather, with warm temperatures, but expect also some storms This year is being very dry at the moment and almost didn t rain in april, a typical month for many rains here, may could...

Travel to Spain: The weather in Spain during March, weather in spain, temperaturas medias
weather in spain, temperaturas medias, wehater: Hello Omar March is a month of transition where you can expect some cold days and some warm, but it isn t a rainy month in genereal, it s more known to be somewhat windy. (april is the month for rains but i think that even then it shouldn t ruin any travel...

Travel to Spain: weather in spain, weather in madrid, weather in spain
weather in madrid, weather in spain, warm clothes: Hello Weather in Madrid and Toledo will be very similar as there is only 60km distance from Madrid to Toledo. You can expect nice temperatures, nights begin to be a bit chilly, may be some chances for rains but not very generalized rains. In general late...

Travel to Spain: weather in Tamariu (near gerona), costa brava, chilly night
costa brava, chilly night, summer clothes: hello Victoria Late september can be still warm, with night being chilly as we get close to autumm. There are some probabilities for rains, but not genrealized rains. Bring some summer clothes as tshirts, even a short and swimsuit. But bring also a light...

Travel to Spain: weather, weather in october, costa brava
weather in october, costa brava, warm weather: Hello Laura It s not likely but you can expect some rainy days or not very warm weather. In october you may find days of autumm season and days of summer as it s a month of transition between both seasons. Check the official forecast with a 7 days advance....

Travel to Spain: word meanings, possessive pronoun, translation from english to spanish
possessive pronoun, translation from english to spanish, spanish tradition: Hi Catherine: The first word, El Meho or El Miho only rings a bell if it could be written in spanish from Andalucía. They speak with a different accent and sometimes write as they speak .In that case, el meho is the same as el mejor , i.e.--The best.I...

Travel to Spain: Where to go, decent beaches, barcelona madrid
decent beaches, barcelona madrid, cosmopolitan city: Hello Jay Madrid- in favor: pure castillian accent, cosmopolitan city, many things to do, well communicated against:in summer is very warm (but very dry). no beaches, but many swimming pools, in august many people left the city for the summer holydays,...

Travel to Spain: The first bull that they brought..., east mediterranean coast, spanish accent
east mediterranean coast, spanish accent, stupid parents: They could have vaquillas and bulls (bous in valencian) I don t know exactly the bullfighting regulations in Valencia region. But Sagunto is an important city where this regulations probably are followed strictly, more than if it was an small village. In...

Traveling with Children: 2 year old Travel, lambs wool, cranky baby
lambs wool, cranky baby, small toys: The best bit of advice... have a great time. Talk with your child about your excitement of where you are going and your adventure to get there. Talk to them about your dreams and this is one of them. Kids pick up on everything you do. Celebrate every phase...

Traveling with Children: 2 year olds and airplane cabin pressure, lambs wool, cranky baby
lambs wool, cranky baby, old mom: The best bit of advice... have a great time. Talk with your child about your excitement of where you are going and your adventure to get there. Talk to them about your dreams and this is one of them. Kids pick up on everything you do. Celebrate every phase...

Traveling with Children: 2 year old idenification, ticket checker, safety deposit box
ticket checker, safety deposit box, safe travels: Hi Lesley, This is an airline questions, so call them right away. As far as TSA, the screeners do not ask for identification, just boarding passes. Remember you still need to present your id and boarding pass to the ticket checker, who is an employee...

Traveling with Children: Multi-family vacation, food sheet, small cottages
food sheet, small cottages, family vacations: Dear Kay - Your question is a difficult one because there are so many different options for splitting costs between multiple families, and different people have very different preferences when it comes to issues of money. The solution you came up with...

Traveling with Children: traveling with unrelated child, ticket checker, safe travels
ticket checker, safe travels, airline employee: Hi Joyce, Your question is an airline question, not a TSA security question since we do not ask for id at security checkpoint. The ticket checker at checkpoint is either an airline employee or 3rd party hired by the airlines. Just give them a call and...

Traveling with Children: All Inclusive Resort- Kid Friendly, mexican riveria, disney cruise
mexican riveria, disney cruise, friendly services: Hi Laura Thanks for the question~ Wow! A trip to the Caribbean sounds like a lot of fun. I have never been to the Caribbean before so unfortunately I am not going to be able to fully answer your question. But I was doing a little research for you and...

Traveling with Children: Travel by car CA to IL, road trip, drive
road trip, drive, driving: Dear Susan - Sorry for the delay in getting back to you. Everyone in our family has been sick this past week - tis the season! We take a long road trip every summer from the East Coast to Oklahoma or South Dakota to visit family. We try to make the...

Traveling with Children: Traveling with my sister, valid passport, great trip
valid passport, great trip, notary: You shouldn t have any problem as long as she is older than 16. If you want to be doublely sure, you can have your parents go to a notary and have them sign a form that says you have permission to travel with your sister out of the country. But at her age,...

Traveling with Children: Traveling via car from IL to MS, car, travel
car, travel, road trip: Dear Sabrina - I m so sorry for the delay in responding to you. We were out of town visiting family for the holidays, and two separate storms kept changing our plans! You probably meant you d like to make this trip as painLESS as possible, right? ha...

Traveling with Children: granparents traveling with my son, russian consulate, exact requirements
russian consulate, exact requirements, pam: You should check with the Russian Consulate http://www.russianembassy.org/ for exact requirements as I am not sure. Typically if you have a court order that is all you need for traveling around most of the world, but please, check with the Russian Consulate...

Traveling with Children: NYC, seat belt laws, baby backpack
seat belt laws, baby backpack, month old baby: Dear Mike - Your question is a common one. Taxis do not provide car seats, and there are no easy answers on the car seat and cabs question. NY law exempts taxis from car seat and seat belt laws, so you wouldn t be required to use a car seat, but I can...

Traveling with Children: Traveling by car with a 1 year old, realtravel, niagara falls new york
realtravel, niagara falls new york, ricksteves: Hi Michelle, My expertise is traveling through airport security and the process of being screened by TSA; however, I do have a few websites for you to go on and read all about traveling by car to NY. Here are a couple of urls for you to look at regarding...

Traveling with Children: child going to wrestling camp in russia, sierra college, language tapes
sierra college, language tapes, car brand: This is certainly more of a legal question. Please direct it to the state department and the Russian embassy closest to you. Laws are changing so please talk with them directly. Remember to include your child in determining this so that they are informed...

Traveling with Children: London, fun things to do with kids, car museums
Traveling with Children: London, fun things to do with kids, car museums, things to do with kids

Traveling with Children: London, oyster card, best fare
oyster card, best fare, favorite place: Ahhhh, London. This is probably my favorite place to travel with my kids any time of year. Love to answer your questions. Traveling with the tube with kids? YES YES YES Once you arrive in the airport, take you and your luggage down to the tube entrance....

Traveling with Children: Stroler Handle Extention, safe travels, travel systems
safe travels, travel systems, amazon: Hi There, You might want to check out Traveling Toddler at: http://www.amazon.com/dp/B000JHN3AS?tag=airpbook-20&camp=14573&creative=327641&linkCode=as1&creativeASIN=B000JHN3AS&adid=0ZZ43G17TG3C9WWW0ZXD& It certainly is more convenient when traveling...

Traveling with Children: stroller handle extention, happy baby products, baby catalogs
happy baby products, baby catalogs, reliable company: Hi - It s been many years since we ve had to worry about strollers (our two boys are now 10 and 13), but I remember seeing stroller extensions in a couple of baby catalogs, back in the days when we got them. I did a little searching online for you. ...

Traveling with Children: Indoor play options along a travel route, road trip, family
road trip, family, travel: Dear Sally - I laughed at your p.s. because that was going to be one of my suggestions! We take long road trips with our two boys every summer, and when they were the ages of your kids (they re now 10 & 13), McDonald s playland was the highlight of the...

Traveling with Children: Where can we go with our small kids?, strasburg railroad, dutch wonderland
Traveling with Children: Where can we go with our small kids?, strasburg railroad, dutch wonderland, amish country

Traveling with Children: who to keep a 2 year old happy on airplanes, sandy lion, inch squares
sandy lion, inch squares, colored pencils: I love this question. This is a great opportunity to have quality time with your child. Spending time without interruption by life s responsibilities (laundry, cleaning and cooking for example not to mention the phone) is really rare. I remember reading...

Traveling with Children: do i need permission, street address city, certified birth certificate
street address city, certified birth certificate, childs address: You will need an affidavit signed by your cousins parents and notarized. If you are flying you both must have a passport. If you are driving, or crusing than you both can get by with a CERTIFIED birth certificate with an embossed seal (not what your mother...

Traveling with Children: Where can we go with our small kids?, theme park experience, vacation in the hamptons
theme park experience, vacation in the hamptons, sesameplace: I know you mentioned that you didn t really want to consider a theme park, but did you know about Sesame World? http://www.sesameplace.com/sesame/pa/index.aspx It would be a great fit for your young children. Other than that, the only other suggestion...

Traveling with Children: Traveling with a 17 month old., travelling in a car- 17 month old
travelling in a car- 17 month old: Hi Rebecca Thanks for the question. A 13 hour car ride is going to be a long one especially with such a young son. I have traveled with young kids several times so here is what I suggest. I would get him some new a fascinating toys to bring....

Traveling with Children: traveling on a plane with a 1 yr old, travelling
travelling: Hi Amy Thanks for the question A 6 hour flight ride is going to be long but the best thing to do is to bring tons of things to do. I would get her some new a fascinating toys to bring. This does not mean they have to be expensive. You could even...

Traveling with Children: Travelling by day orby night, bedtime routine, sleep patterns
bedtime routine, sleep patterns, remarkable time: Dear Caz, This is a tough question. I have traveled well through the night and day with my kids. I am a firm believe that the kids pick up on your mood and follow it. So part of your decision could include what would make you at your optimum. Kids are...

Traveling with Children: my 8 year old son travelling with his aunt and uncle, canadian citizen, single mom
canadian citizen, single mom, proper id: I understand your frustration but rules are rules. I checked and Canadian Citizen and US Citizens should have a notarized affidavit signed by both the parents, if they have a child traveling outside of their country without one, or both of their parents....

Traveling with Children: car seats in a hotel shuttle, shuttle company, hotel shuttle
shuttle company, hotel shuttle, sheep skin: For a hotel shuttle, you can certainly ask and see. At somepoint you may need more than a hotel shuttle, need a rental car or taxi. My take on rental car seats, usually available from rental cars. I usually shy away from renting a car seat at I am never...

Traveling with Children: child travelling to France with aunt, travel state gov, travel consent form
travel state gov, travel consent form, passport info: Hi Michelle, Go to this website: http://www.lawdepot.com/contracts/consent/index.php?pid=google-consnt_us-test_c-s-ggkey_travel%20with%20children&&s_kwcid=travel%20with%20children|588668529&gclid=CNaM0-7_u5UCFR0RnQodjySBRA&a=t This is a travel consent...

Traveling with Children: timeshare tipping, timeshare owner, dumpster
Traveling with Children: timeshare tipping, timeshare owner, dumpster, second opinion

Traveling with Children: Travel advice for Thanksgiving, long weekend, northeast
long weekend, northeast, new york state: Dear Puneet - You are right - driving distance from Rochester and a warm climate in late November just don t add up! But there are lots of nice places that you can travel to to enjoy the long weekend. I m not sure how far you want to drive, but I ll...

Traveling with Children: timeshare tipping, housekeeping services, timeshares
housekeeping services, timeshares, pam: I don t really know anything about timeshares, but I would think that the normal rate that you would tip in a hotel would work, which is between $3 and $5 a day for housekeeping. If there are no housekeeping services needed, then I wouldn t leave a tip...

Traveling with Children: Are baby backpacks allowed past security?, baby backpack, baby backpacks
baby backpack, baby backpacks, safe travels: Hi Michelle, Happy Labor Day to you. You may want to check out this product called, traveling toddler . It looks convenient and easy to use. The link is below. http://www.amazon.com/dp/B000JHN3AS?tag=airpbook-20&camp=14573&creative=327641&linkCode=as1&creativeASIN=B000JHN3AS&adid=1FBACN640ZCH6XDVGCFF&...

Traveling with Children: traveling alone with children, carnival cruise, kids cruise
carnival cruise, kids cruise, single parents: There are many singles that travel with children, so you will have no problem meeting other people both married and single. Cruising is always a great way to enjoy the company of others, or to simply find a quiet place and enjoy the time away from everyone...

Traveling with Children: Bahamas cruise, bahama cruise, atlantis
bahama cruise, atlantis, nassau: This cruise line is not certified by the Cruise Line Industry (CLIA) that certifies the major cruiselines. This is a very budget minded cruiseline. So if you don t mind budget accomadations, food and service than this cruise will be fine for you. However...

Traveling with Children: Traveling by air with my one-year old, air, travel
air, travel, airplane: Dear Himasha - I apologize for not getting back to you sooner - I ve been sick this week. Wow, your trip sounds wonderful! Those are some long flights, though, so I can understand your concerns. You re already doing some good things for the trip...

Traveling with Children: travel with grandaughter minor, valid passport, full custody
valid passport, full custody, custody agreement: First both you and your granddaughter will need a valid passport. Than you will need a signed notarized affidavit showing that your daughter gives you permission to take her daughter out of the country. You should also carry a copy of the custody agreement...

Traveling with Children: Infant Passport, travel state gov, passport requirements for children
travel state gov, passport requirements for children, www travel state gov: Dear Angelina - I looked up your questions on the US State Dept. website. All children under 16, even infants and newborns, must follow the same requirements and must have their own passport. Both parents must sign the child s passport. Here are the passport...

Traveling with Children: Travelling with a 2 yr old, smooth peanut butter, edible play dough
smooth peanut butter, edible play dough, c honey: Hi! Thanks for the question. I would get her some new a fascinating toys to bring. This does not mean they have to be expensive. You could even go to your local dollar store and pick up things like trucks, balls, etc. to play with. You could bring some...

Traveling with Children: going back east, family, travel
family, travel, vacation: Dear Sheryl – I’d be glad to help you with some ideas for your vacation. You don’t mention where you live or what your budget is, but I can provide some general information. I wouldn’t worry about your kids getting bored in either NYC or Washington,...

Traveling with Children: Family Vacation in July, pam pam, certified travel
pam pam, certified travel, travel websites: Since you are traveling from San Francisco, you can get to Oahu, Hawaii within your budget, but no food or drink will be included so you will need to plan on those extra costs. I can get you all to Cancun at an moderate all inclusive for right around your...

Traveling with Children: going back east, ocean city maryland, quiet beaches
Traveling with Children: going back east, ocean city maryland, quiet beaches, rehobeth

Traveling with Children: What documents do i need for my Kids traveling within the U.S.A, driving, united states
driving, united states, usa: Dear Salem - You don t need any kind of documents to travel within the United States (except your own driver s license, if you re driving). Passports are only used when traveling to other countries. Hope that helps. You might also be interested...

Traveling with Children: Traveling with underage child, under age child, affadvit
under age child, affadvit, parental consent form: You will need a signed and notarized affidavit. You can down load a generic copy from our website at: http://www.globaldreamvacations.net/parentalconsentforms.pdf Be sure that the child also has a valid US Passport as one is required by everyone traveling...

Traveling with Children: atlantis bahamas, atlantis, cove
atlantis, cove, reef: I want to apologize for my delay in getting back to you, as I was out of the country on a business trip. At Atlantis you get views of the garden at the Beach Towers and the Coral Towers. At the Royal Towers you get views of the harbor and the marina. ...

Traveling with Children: traveling with non familial minor child-only one parent consent, signature authorization, affadavit
signature authorization, affadavit, parent consent: This is a tricky one. Typically we recommend an affadavit be signed by both parents that shows that they child has permission to travel outside the US. If one parent has sole custody or the other parent is deceased, then you just have to have one parent...

Traveling with Children: travelling with illigitimate child carrying fathers surname, documentation note, home with the kids
documentation note, home with the kids, traveling with children: Please consult legal counsel and the state department as this is more a legal question than anything. From a lay person s view, not legally grounded, I suggest the following. I generally travel with Affidavit for Children Traveling with One Parent ...

Traveling with Children: Travelling wih non-familial 7-year old, us embassy in germany, embassy in germany
us embassy in germany, embassy in germany, german laws: I am sorry but I am not familiar with German laws. I know it is okay for a US Citizen to travel outside of the US with a document that was signed by both parents and notarized. I would suggest that you contact the US Embassy in Germany and see if they can...

Traveling with Children: Traveling with children, traveling with children, affidavit
traveling with children, affidavit, passport: First each child must have a valid US passport. Then you must have an affidavit signed and notarized by both parents. I have one you can download from our website at: http://www.globaldreamvacations.net/Affidavit.doc That is all that is needed :-) ...

Traveling with Children: Car seat requirements in California, car seat, travel
car seat, travel, taxi: Dear Grace - You don t mention whether you ll be renting a car in California. If so, all rental companies now allow you to rent car seats, and some rental car companies have cars with integrated child seats. For either of these options, just be sure...

Traveling with Children: Car seat requirements in California, vehicle safety standards, motor vehicle safety
Traveling with Children: Car seat requirements in California, vehicle safety standards, motor vehicle safety, legal guardian

Traveling with Children: traveling with a minor, temporary guardian, passport office
temporary guardian, passport office, legal questions: These types of legal questions need to be directed to the appropriate government agency that regulates international travel, as requirements are constantly updated and you will need to abide by them. Consult you local passport office to be directed to the...

Traveling with Children: Minor child travelling abroad, travel, child
travel, child, minor: Dear Clement - First, I d like to apologize for not responding sooner. We were out of town this last week of summer vacation. I looked up your questions on the US State Dept. website. All children under 16, even infants and newborns, must follow the...

Traveling with Children: trip, dear mary, relaxing vacation
dear mary, relaxing vacation, open to suggestions: Dear Mary - I apologize for the long delay. I ve been very sick for over a week and unable to spend much time at the computer. In fact, I m still sick but was worried about leaving you hanging. I ll be away this weekend (hopefully I ll start to feel...

Traveling with Children: Baby brother over the border?, baby brother, border towns
baby brother, border towns, temporary custody: You are able to travel with your brother as long as you have a notarized form with you stating you have permission to do so. Here is a website that offers one. http://www.freewebs.com/docdiva/Minor%20Travel%20Consent.pdf I would strongly recommend that...

Traveling with Children: Travel with my 16 yr. old sister
Traveling with Children: Travel with my 16 yr. old sister

Traveling with Children: Taking daughter to Mexico, father is passed away, sole parent, cruiseline
sole parent, cruiseline, cruiseship: Since you are embarking on a cruise before she turns 18 you should double check with the cruiseline that you are traveling on to see if you will need proof that you are the sole parent for your daughter. Most likely you will. Once you are on the cruiseship...

Traveling with Children: Travel with my 16 yr. old sister, pam, parents
pam, parents, insurance: You won t need any documents as you are not traveling outside of the country. You may want to go ahead and get a notarized letter from your parents stating that you have the right to take her on the trip, just in case you are stopped and questioned. While...

Traveling with Children: flying with a baby, diapers etc, flying with a baby
diapers etc, flying with a baby, flight attendant: Hi Laura Thanks for the question. Just make sure you have lots of toys, food, blanket and diapers, etc. for as long as the plane ride is and be prepared for any delays. Before the plane takes off the flight attendant will also give you some safety information...

Traveling with Children: Traveling, children, travel
children, travel, passport: Dear Carmen - First of all, both you and your sister need passports, especially in order to re-enter the US after your trip. Here s a page from the state department that explains the requirements for travel to and from Mexico: http://www.travel.state.gov/travel/cis_pa_tw/cis/cis_970.html#entry_requirements...

Traveling with Children: traveling with newborn, travel, newborn
travel, newborn, safety: Dear Melinda - How exciting!! It s wonderful that you ll be adopting soon. I m guessing that by problems and risks , you mean health risks? If I ve misinterpreted your question, just let me know. It s usually recommended that newborns don t...

Traveling with Children: snow trip, batesville ms, two little boys
batesville ms, two little boys, st louis missouri: Dear Twilia - It s wonderful that you want to do something special for these two little boys. I d love to help you, but your request is pretty unlikely simply because you live so far south! If you drive straight north for 5 hours, that would only put...

Traveling with Children: Travelling as a minor, photo id card, letter from my mother
photo id card, letter from my mother, government issued photo id: I am not famililar with the rules for minors traveling to the United States. I found this website about traveling to the United States from the Bahamas. http://nassau.usembassy.gov/non-immigrant_visas.html If I were you I would contact them direct if...

Traveling with Children: traveling to St. Thomas/St. John with unrelated minor, airport security checkpoints, photo ids
airport security checkpoints, photo ids, o friend: Hi, Kerry - St. Thomas/St. John are U.S. territories, so there s no special documentation or passports needed. At airport security checkpoints, the security people will ask minors their name and age and check it against their plane ticket. Photo IDs...

Traveling with Children: Travelling as a minor, photo id card, letter from my mother
photo id card, letter from my mother, government issued photo id: I am not famililar with the rules for minors traveling to the United States. I found this website about traveling to the United States from the Bahamas. http://nassau.usembassy.gov/non-immigrant_visas.html If I were you I would contact them direct if...

Traveling with Children: travelling with newborn, travel, Canada
travel, Canada, child: Dear Shaima - I looked up your questions on the US State Dept. website. For driving into Canada, your baby needs a birth certificate, and the adults in the car need either a passport OR a driver s license AND a birth certificate or other proof of...

Traveling with Children: 3 hour time change & a 2 year old, nap time, ca time
nap time, ca time, time change: If you normally put your child to bed at 8pm back home, than do the same in California. The longer you can keep the child awake the better he will get used to the time change. Same goes for you. If you are only going to be in California for a couple...

Traveling with Children: Traveling with children, pam pam, magic age
pam pam, magic age, traveling with children: You do not need an avidavit to travel with your son to Mexico when he is 20. As long as he is 18 or older he doesn t need permission to travel from a parent. If you need help with your travel plans please let me know. Pam pam@globaldreamvacations.ne...

Traveling with Children: ID, pam, caution
pam, caution, parents: No, as long as she doesn t leave the country she doesn t need anything with her. As a pre-caution she can always get a notarized letter from the parents stating it is okay for her to take the child to Florida, be sure to include the travel dates on the letter....

Traveling with Children: Traveling through US w/ 16-y/o Canadian niece, U.S., canada
U.S., canada, passport: Dear Stans - I looked up your questions on the US State Dept. website. First, teens 16 and older are covered by the same rules as adults by the State Department. You mention flying within the US but not whether your niece will be driving or flying...

Traveling with Children: Traveling with my 12 yr.old daughter., passport, child
passport, child, under 16: Dear Caroline - It depends on how you re traveling. If you re traveling by sea, then a birth certificate will do for anyone under 16. If you re arriving by air, then she ll need a passport. Here s the information summarized by AAA: http://midatlantic.aaa.com/Travel/passport...

Traveling with Children: Consent???, child support payments, step daughter
child support payments, step daughter, notary: For any minor child (under the age of 18) that is traveling with only one parent an affidavit is required to travel outside of the United States. http://www.freewebs.com/docdiva/Minor%20Travel%20Consent.pdf This form must be signed (by the one parent that...

Traveling with Children: car seat requirements in the Dominican Republic, car seat, infant
car seat, infant, Dominican Republic: Dear Roxanne - From what I found online, it seems there are no car seat laws in the Dominican Republic: http://www.europcar.com.do/cgi-bin/page.cgi?ID=1157&MID=1995&METID=2031 Of course, they can certainly use a car seat if they want to protect their...

Traveling with Children: Booster Seats, car seat, booster seat
car seat, booster seat, fit: Dear Amber - Sorry for the delay in getting back to you - I was sick this week. There are two considerations here - the law and what you feel is safest for your own child. Car seat/booster seat/seat belt laws vary from state to state. Here s a website...

Traveling with Children: custody, child, travel
child, travel, without parents: Dear Ida - I looked up your question on the US State Dept. website. You are correct that all children under 16 must follow the same requirements as adults and must have their own passport. Here are the passport requirements for children: http://www.travel.state.gov/passport/get/minors/minors_834.html...

Traveling with Children: travel from rochester, ny, beach, northeast
beach, northeast, east coast: Hi, Monica! Nice to hear from a fellow Rochesterian (?). When I was a kid, we used to drive to Ocean City, Maryland, or Wildwood, NJ, each summer for a beach vacation - but both of those are more than 8 hours from Rochester and probably too far away...

Traveling with Children: What age do I bring my child?, baby at home, hershey pennsylvania
baby at home, hershey pennsylvania, bush gardens: Dear Zoie - Congratulations on your pregnancy! Wow, you re really planning ahead, aren t you? Hey, that s great. It s wonderful that you re so excited about your baby and are already looking forward to traveling with her. Unfortunately, there really...

Traveling with Children: can I travel with my new baby, U.S., Canada
U.S., Canada, border: Dear Thao - Sorry for the delay - we were away for spring break. Crossing the US-Canadian border has become a bit more complicated in the last few years. The rules are still a bit loose for driving to/from Canada, but the rules are stricter if you...

Traveling with Children: Wyoming, yellowstone, grand teton
yellowstone, grand teton, wyoming: Dear Leslie - Your plans sound wonderful - I m sure all of you will enjoy those amazing Wyoming National Parks. There s no need to camp to see national parks in any state. Most national parks, including Yellowstone and Grand Teton, have beautiful lodges...

Traveling with Children: Traveling with my son's 16 yr old friend to Mexico, travel, passport
travel, passport, 16-year old: Dear Anthony - I looked up your question on the US State Dept. website. You are correct that she must have her own passport. Sixteen-year olds are treated as adults. If she is applying for a passport for the first time, here are the requirements for 16...

Traveling with Children: vacation ideas, national parks, fear of heights
national parks, fear of heights, fear of swimming: Hi, Margie - Sorry for not getting back to you sooner. My son and I were both sick last week. Wow, this is quite a challenge, planning a vacation with so many limitations! But I think there are still plenty of places you and your family could enjoy....

Traveling with Children: Canadian citizen travelling with a 16 year old niece to USA, passport Canada, U.S.
passport Canada, U.S., drive: Dear Cesar - The place to go for official requirements for crossing the border is the US State Department website. Here is a link to the US/Canada requirements: http://www.travel.state.gov/travel/cis_pa_tw/cis/cis_1082.html (scroll down to Entry/Exit...

Traveling with Children: Winter wonderland?, snow, winter
snow, winter, family: Dear Dee - Probably your best bet is to go to a family-oriented ski resort, even if you are not interested in actually skiing. These resorts offer sleigh rides, like you mentioned, and lots of other family activities in addition to skiing. Most of them...

Traveling with Children: Kids in diapers at disney, disney, lines
disney, lines, orlando: Dear Lisa - I have never heard of such a thing! I guess every family is different, but this sounds like a horrible thing to do to your children. We have made many trips to Disney World in Orlando, and, yes, the lines can be a bit long, but not so bad...

Traveling with Children: Travel with a grandchild, india tour, business industry
Traveling with Children: Travel with a grandchild, india tour, business industry, underdog

Traveling with Children: Travel with a grandchild, grand daughter, great trip
grand daughter, great trip, safe side: I think the passports are all that you need; however, the state department website does not address this issue specifically. If you d like to be on the safe side, I suggest you call the airline you will be flying on to confirm that passports are all that...

Traveling with Children: Driving to Canada with infant, canada, border
canada, border, car: Dear A - The place to go for official requirements for crossing the border is the US State Department website. Here is a link to the US requirements for crossing back from Canada: http://www.travel.state.gov/travel/cis_pa_tw/cis/cis_1082.html (scroll...

Traveling with Children: I will be traveling to Arizona with my husband, daughter, and sister., tsa link, certificate papers
tsa link, certificate papers, acceptable documents: Since Arkansas and Arizona are both in the United States, there is no documentation required for travel between states if you are driving. Are you flying? Then the adults need photo ID (driver s license). Kids under 18 don t need any documentation. Here...

Traveling with Children: travel, directline holidays, valid passport
Traveling with Children: travel, directline holidays, valid passport, call centre

Traveling with Children: travel, UK, British
UK, British, citizen: Dear Meme - I m sorry for the delay in getting back to you - I was on vacation and forgot to sing out of AllExperts. Your children just need valid passports, just like you do. There are no other documentation requirements. Here is the link to the...

Traveling with Children: family vacay, vacay, random place
vacay, random place, winter break: Hi, Jacky - I d be glad to offer some suggestions, but you ve left out some critical information here - especially where you live! Also, you say you want to go someplace new, but you haven t mentioned where you have traveled before. It would also...

Traveling with Children: No heights, family, travel
family, travel, festival: Dear Margie - Thanks - that gives me more to go on! You might try to plan your trip around a single great thing you want to do, like a children s museum you want to visit or a great festival you want to try. Here is a list of the top 12 children s museums...

Traveling with Children: 5 day raod trip with a 4 year old- help!, laura ingalls wilder, luray caverns
laura ingalls wilder, luray caverns, knoxville zoo: Dear Linda - Our two boys have gone on long road trips since they were infants. Now, at 8 and 12, they really enjoy our long driving trips. Here are some of the things we do to make it more fun. We try to plan a fun stop in the middle of each day....

Traveling with Children: Air Travel with Kids, birth certificates, travel with kids
birth certificates, travel with kids, photo id: Dear Jeanne - Kids aren t generally required to have any form of ID for air travel within the US. We travel with our 2 boys frequently, and it s never been an issue. We ve never even carried their birth certificates, although it s not a bad idea to bring...

Traveling with Children: air travel with a one year old, short legs, yr olds
short legs, yr olds, plane ride: Dear Debra - Sorry for the delay in answering your question - I ve been out sick all week. Your upcoming trip sounds like fun - it s great that you and your son will be able to go along on your husband s trip. We ve traveled by air with our two boys...

Traveling with Children: air traveling with a one-year old, airline seat, plane rides
airline seat, plane rides, overnight flight: Dear Cristina - Sorry for the delay in responding - I just returned from vacation and am still catching up. We ve had lots of experience flying with young kids; our two boys each took their first plane rides at 4-6 months, since we have to fly to...

Traveling with Children: Bringing a newborn to europe, affidavit, medical treatment
affidavit, medical treatment, state department: For complete information, please check with the state department on current regulations. As a general rule, I always travel with an affidavit for travel covering one parent traveling with a child which also governs medical treatment of the child. I have...

Traveling with Children: Car seats for NYC, seat belt laws, lap belts
seat belt laws, lap belts, taxi rides: Dear Stephanie - Your plans to take your kids to NYC sound like fun. There are no easy answers on the car seat question, though. The only time during your trip when you d really need them would be when you ride in a taxi. NY law exempts taxis from...

Traveling with Children: Carribean vacation, aruba bonaire curacao, hurricane season
aruba bonaire curacao, hurricane season, trinidad and tobago: Sorry it took me so long to get back to you.. I was actually on vacation and they were not suppose to send me questions... It depends where you are flying from to determine what is cheaper for you. The rates do tend to go down during hurricane season which...

Traveling with Children: Children, luray caverns, mail problems
luray caverns, mail problems, knoxville zoo: Dear Thomas - Sorry for the delay in getting back to you - I had some e-mail problems this week and never received notice of your question until this morning. Your question is a good one. Our family always enjoys long road trips (though some of our...

Traveling with Children: Cross country with a 2 year old, park zoo, multiple day
park zoo, multiple day, driving time: Dear Fran - How long the drive will take depends on how long you re able to drive each day. You don t mention where you live, but I m guessing it s somewhere on the East Coast. Just as an example, a trip from the San Francisco area to Delaware would...

Traveling with Children: Cruises for kids, newborn boys, cruise lines
newborn boys, cruise lines, active kids: Dear Leslie - I don t have any personal experience with cruises, but I know that many families love them. Here is an excellent article on safety issues regarding children and cruises. It also includes a summary of the various children s programs on...

Traveling with Children: car seats, car seat laws, rental car companies
car seat laws, rental car companies, lap belts: Dear Kathy - There are no car seat requirements for airlines, not even for infants. We used to bring our boys car seats when they were young, mainly because you really can t count on seats being available at the rental car companies. By age 3, we would...

Traveling with Children: child car seats/las vegas taxis, child car seats, shuttle company
child car seats, shuttle company, point harnesses: I believe that it is the law in addition to being a darn good idea no matter where you are traveling, to use a car seat. You can however, check with the shuttle company, they may be able to provide one with advanced notice as well as car rental companies....

Traveling with Children: Doll Museum for kids, travel focus, doll museum
travel focus, doll museum, wonderful books: There s not anything that I could personally do to help you promote your Doll Museum and Guest House; my writings on family travel focus mainly on the U.S. I suggest you set up a website (in English) to promote your museum and guesthouse. There are many...

Traveling with Children: Driving to Canada!, travel state gov, baby adoptions
travel state gov, baby adoptions, us customs border: Dear Annaliza - The good news is that you can still drive to Canada without needing passports until December 2007. Beginning next year, both you and your baby will need passports to cross the border. For now, the old rules on driving across the border...

Traveling with Children: Where is the dinosaur exhibit ?, maritime center in norwalk ct, dinosaur exhibits
maritime center in norwalk ct, dinosaur exhibits, dinosaur exhibit: Hello, Sharon - Sorry for the delay in responding - 3 of us were home sick this week! It looks like the exhibit at the Virginia Living Museum this summer was simply called Dinosaurs! Here is a press release from the museum, with all of the details:...

Traveling with Children: Family of 7 - want to stay in the same room/hotel/house while on vacation..., typical hotel room, sofa bed
typical hotel room, sofa bed, double beds: Dear Renee - Although we have only 4 in our family, I did some research on your question. Several possibilities come to mind that might help you. Although a cottage or house would be ideal for what you re looking for, I think you ll have trouble renting...

Traveling with Children: Family Vacation for Feb school vacation week, martha dear, sanibel islands
martha dear, sanibel islands, familyfun magazine: Dear Martha - Sorry for the delay - I was out sick this week. You don t mention what your budget is for your winter vacation; this can make a big difference. I think you ll find, as you ve seen with timeshare rentals, that availability may be tight...

Traveling with Children: Family Vacation near or around Wisconsin, mini golf courses, commercial atmosphere
mini golf courses, commercial atmosphere, mount rushmore: Dear Mike - My family has enjoyed some wonderful vacations in the areas you mention. We live in Delaware but have family in South Dakota, so we take long road trips through Wisconsin and surrounding states. In fact, we re heading out that way again this...

Traveling with Children: Favorite Travel Spot, acadia np, bryce canyon
acadia np, bryce canyon, grand canyon national parks: Dear Lene - I don t know where you live or how far you d like to travel, but I can offer some general ideas. Maine is one of our favorite places to visit, as you mentioned. In addition, most of our favorite vacations have centered around visiting National...

Traveling with Children: Flying with 2yr old twins, ill family member, price tickets
ill family member, price tickets, good travel: For any child over the age of 2 (once they turn 2 years old) you must pay the full price except for international travel. When a child is 2 years old they are required to have their own seat and the airlines do not give discounts for children. They pay...

Traveling with Children: Car seats for NYC, sit and stroll
Traveling with Children: Car seats for NYC, sit and stroll

Traveling with Children: scotland?, bonnie prince charles, jacobite rebellions
Traveling with Children: scotland?, bonnie prince charles, jacobite rebellions, sir walter scott

Traveling with Children: Travel with 3 Kids, umbrella stroller, kindness of strangers
Traveling with Children: Travel with 3 Kids, umbrella stroller, kindness of strangers, kind strangers

Traveling with Children: travel documents for minors, travel dates
Traveling with Children: travel documents for minors, travel dates

Traveling with Children: Vacation for kids, national monuments, disneyworld
Traveling with Children: Vacation for kids, national monuments, disneyworld, airfare

Traveling with Children: family travel, mid atlantic area, vacation rentals by owner
mid atlantic area, vacation rentals by owner, three generations: Dear Babs - Sorry for the delay in responding; I was ill last week and am just catching up. We also enjoy multi-generational vacations in our family. In fact, we just returned from a trip to the beach with 8 adults and 5 kids, ranging from age 2 -...

Traveling with Children: grandparents traveling abroad with grandson, passport number, parent signature
passport number, parent signature, optional state: I would like to suggest my following layperson s advice. I encourage you to seek legal counsel for an official opinion as this is a legal document. The following is what is recommended when just one parent is traveling with the child. I even travel with...

Traveling with Children: Hello Suzan,I am pregnant..., one of those women, traveling with a baby
one of those women, traveling with a baby, flight to europe: Dear Sandra - Congratulations! How exciting - to have a new baby to look forward to and a move to Switzerland. I had a chance to visit Geneva last year and loved it - such a beautiful city. Can you still travel extensively with a baby? Absolutely!...

Traveling with Children: International Travel with minors, special circumstance, mexico in december
special circumstance, mexico in december, family lawyer: This is a great question. You need an affidat of travel for all children leaving most all countries with only one of the parents. You will most likely need it leaving Mexico as well. Even when I travel with my husband we both have a copy providing each...

Traveling with Children: all-inclusive vacations, restarurants, all inclusive resorts in mexico
restarurants, all inclusive resorts in mexico, resorts in mexico: Dear Lisa - I don t have any personal experience with resorts, but I found some great information at the Family Fun website. Their travel information is excellent - always accurate and focused on fun within a reasonable budget (and, of course, focused...

Traveling with Children: internatinal travel with unrelated minor child, insurance card, medical concerns
insurance card, medical concerns, departure time: As long as everyone that is traveling has a passport, and you have the notarized letter by both parents for your childs friend, then you are set! Just remember to arrive at the airport in plenty of time for your flight. Normally it is recommended to arrive...

Traveling with Children: Journey with Grandson, 29th march, affidavit
29th march, affidavit, medical treatment: For complete information, please check with the state department on current regulations. As a general rule, I always travel with an affidavit for travel covering one parent traveling with a child which also governs medical treatment of the child. I have...

Traveling with Children: kids and travel, luray caverns, rick riordan
luray caverns, rick riordan, knoxville zoo: Dear Lynette - I apologize for the delay in answering your question. I was very ill last week. We also have two boys, ages 8 and almost-12, so I can relate to your situation very well! We take at least one long road trip every summer, to visit family....

Traveling with Children: Looking for the best way to travel, brick wall, allexperts
brick wall, allexperts, interim period: First Keith I would recommend finding a good agent.. although to be honest most agencies are stirring clear of airline tickets because we make nothing on them anymore. Honestly, the airlines give no breaks regardless. They charge everyone the same and...

Traveling with Children: i have to leave a relatives house early in the morning and i have a son who is 7, bedtime routine, good sleep
bedtime routine, good sleep, life skill: Hi, You should definitely wake up your son and have him walk, get dressed and take his own suitcase and/or book bag. You should put him to bed earlier on the previous evening and talk to him about going to bed and getting good sleep because getting up...

Traveling with Children: i have to leave a relatives house early in the morning and i have a son who is 7, two boys, shane
two boys, shane, relatives: Dear Shane - The answer to your question really depends entirely on your son. If he generally wakes easily and can fall back to sleep easily in the car or plane, then go ahead and wake him. If he has trouble with early hours or is generally cranky when...

Traveling with Children: mexico with young children, garbage bags, trip to mexico
garbage bags, trip to mexico, carseats: Hi, Karen! Thank you for your question! Have a great trip to Mexico! Yes, I think that you should take your car seats, even for the trip between the airport and resorts. Some of the roads in Mexico are rough and driving can be crazy (like everywhere),...

Traveling with Children: Need suggestions for a weekend vacation, family fun magazine, chicago museums
family fun magazine, chicago museums, fun indoor activities: Dear Kara - I apologize for the delay in responding. I ve had some internet problems and finally had to find another computer to use! Even though your husband vetoed your Chicago idea, it s a really good one! Take a look at these articles from Family...

Traveling with Children: Northern NJ dinosaur exhibit, feature dinosaurs, dinosaur exhibit
feature dinosaurs, dinosaur exhibit, east rutherford: Dear Jennifer - I found several children s museums in northern New Jersey that feature dinosaurs. I wasn t sure exactly where you ll be, so I ve included several options in the region. Discovery House in East Brunswick (exit 9 on the NJ Turnpike) features...

Traveling with Children: Ozark Mountains, luray caverns, petit jean state park
luray caverns, petit jean state park, murfreesboro ar: Dear Ed - My husband and I and our two boys, ages 7 and 10, love long road trips! We live in Delaware, so our trips usually run East to West, but I can give you some ideas to check out on the way from Houston to Dayton. The most important thing is...

Traveling with Children: photo id's for children, motor vehicle dept, costa victoria
motor vehicle dept, costa victoria, cruise line: You can get picture ids for your children at the Motor Vehicle Dept but most of the time birth certificate will work. However, I would suggest calling the cruise line or your travel agent to have them double check what is required because things can change!...

Traveling with Children: Question about strollers, graco stroller, flat position
graco stroller, flat position, traditional baby: Jen - I completely understand about making the best of it while traveling! And also about mothers who aren t accustomed to the safety-consciousness that s common these days with babies. My Mom always said we didn t know any of this stuff when you were...

Traveling with Children: Road trip to the south from san francisco, familyfun vacation guide, family fun magazine
familyfun vacation guide, family fun magazine, family fun magazine website: Dear Caroline - This sounds like a wonderful trip! My husband and I love to take road trips with our two boys, ages 8 and 12, with lots of stops along the way. Since we live in the East, we haven t had the chance to make the trip you re taking, but here...

Traveling with Children: Roadtrip with 1 yr old & 6 yr old sons, typical routine, driving time
typical routine, driving time, mini van: Dear Amy - Sorry for the delay in getting back to you. I was out sick last week. You don t mention where exactly in Florida you re starting from, but I m guessing it will be at least 10-12 hours of driving time for you (you can enter your exact starting...

Traveling with Children: roadtrip with a 5 year old, luray caverns, knoxville zoo
luray caverns, knoxville zoo, pop up camper: Dear Brandi - Our family takes long road trips almost every year for our vacation. Our two boys, now 7 and 10, love car trips (really!) and have been road trippers since they were each toddlers. I think the key to a long-distance road trip with kids...

Traveling with Children: SeaWorld, san diego sea world, sea world san diego
san diego sea world, sea world san diego, sea world: Dear Julie - I haven t been to Sea World myself in years, but a quick internet search brought up lots of options for you. Try these sites: http://www.sandiego.org/attractions_family.asp http://www.welcomemagazine.com/tickets_san_diego_sea_world.htm...

Traveling with Children: SPENDING MONEY, port orleans riverside, taxi fees
port orleans riverside, taxi fees, tip money: I am sorry for the delay in getting back to you as I was out of the office on vacation. As for spending money, that is hard to say. When you are at Disney World all your purchases made on property can be charged to your room, which in turn can be charged...

Traveling with Children: safety of cruises, personal touch travel, balcony stateroom
personal touch travel, balcony stateroom, oceanview stateroom: Dear Alison, Thank you for your question. The risk that a child would fall overboard is minimal. The railings are almost 5 feet high on all decks. A child would have to climb up the railing to fall overboard and the railings are made of plexiglass....

Traveling with Children: san deago, family fun magazine, san deago ca
family fun magazine, san deago ca, girls ages: Dear Jeff - San Diego is a wonderful city with plenty to keep your family busy! Of course, it s famous for its Zoo and Sea World, but there are lots of other things to see and do. I haven t had the opportunity to visit since my boys were born, but...

Traveling with Children: scotland?, scotland tourism, visiting scotland
scotland tourism, visiting scotland, tour of scotland: Dear John - Unfortunately, we haven t been to Scotland ourselves, so I can t offer any first-hand advice. I did find a couple of articles and references that might be of help to you in planning your trip, though. Here s an article from Travel & Leisure...

Traveling with Children: self catering holiday, club bj, sam s club
club bj, sam s club, food formula: I would bring enough diapers, food, formula, etc for your flight. The resort can provide cribs for the children. There is usually a fee for this around $10/day or so. Definately bring a stroller as it makes it easier going from gate to gate when flying. ...

Traveling with Children: We are going skiing and our son is a baby, daycare, ski resort
daycare, ski resort, personal experience: Dear Shane - I haven t been to a ski resort since I was a kid, so I don t have any personal experience for your question. However, I can t imagine any kind of daycare anywhere that wouldn t allow babies to sleep. Most daycares have plenty of knowledge...

Traveling with Children: snow vacation, family ski resorts, family ski resort
family ski resorts, family ski resort, snow mountain ranch: Dear Margaret - Sorry for the delay in getting back to you. I was sick this week. We live much further north than you (though we have family in San Antonio!). We don t have to travel to see snow, so we haven t taken any winter vacations, but here...

Traveling with Children: I am a Teen Mother wanting to Travel With My Baby, northwest airlines, travel to the philippines
northwest airlines, travel to the philippines, birth certificat: I would go to your local post office with what you have, and see if they will need anything more. They are the best source for information for passports. As long as your name is on your identification that matches his birth certificate, you should not...

Traveling with Children: Thanksgiving: NC or SC, alfredo alamo, kiawah island
alfredo alamo, kiawah island, cobblestone streets: Dear Alfredo - Since you only have 4 days, I would recommend staying closer to home and going to South Carolina to reduce your driving time. There are some wonderful places to visit in SC, and the weather is usually beautiful there at this time of year....

Traveling with Children: Travel with 10 months baby, good sense of humor, chewing gum
good sense of humor, chewing gum, happy travel: Dear Azadeh - You should definitely go ahead with your travel plans. It s wonderful to travel with children, and if they re used to traveling from the time they re babies, they ll grow up loving it. Yes, it can be some work to travel with babies, but...

Traveling with Children: Travel with 3 Kids, car booster seats, manageable segments
car booster seats, manageable segments, short legs: Dear Lee - Traveling so far with 3 young children sounds a bit frightening, but it can be done! Although we haven t traveled overseas with our own children yet, we have several friends who ve moved to Singapore with young children and made many long flights...

Traveling with Children: Travel along east coast, riviera maya, travel counselor
riviera maya, travel counselor, cruise mexico: Hi, Heather! It is great to hear from you! Yes, I remember working with you on your honeymoon. My favorite family travel arrangements are a cruise. Children can sleep in the same bed for several nights and keep a routine, the ship visits several ports...

Traveling with Children: Travel with baby, lambs wool, nap time
lambs wool, nap time, cranky baby: I love your question. Each child is different when traveling, and each time is different. My kids started traveling when they were 6 months and have not stopped, they love it. There are some tricks though that make it fun and successful. First- Your children...

Traveling with Children: Travel to Canada, affidavid, medical decisions
affidavid, medical decisions, government requirements: These are questions best referred to the state department. Requirements change on occasion, so please refer to official sites for specific government requirements. Also remember to bring an affidavid for minors traveling with one parent, bring them signed...

Traveling with Children: Travel to Disneyworld w/4 kids, cheapest airlines, departure airports
cheapest airlines, departure airports, mail message: Dear JoAnne - I apologize for the delay in responding. One of my sons has been home sick all week. Your kids will love DisneyWorld! Driving is obviously the cheapest way to get to Orlando, but it s a 24-hour drive from New York. Since you ll only...

Traveling with Children: Travel ideas, glass bottom boats, disney trip
glass bottom boats, disney trip, island vacations: Dear Chris - Well, it s hard to beat Maui, but you have lots of options with a budget of $6000. My first thought nearby is San Diego. It s a great family-friendly city, with lots of fun things to do with kids. The San Diego Zoo and Sea World are both...

Traveling with Children: Travel ideas, san diego zoo, peak spring
san diego zoo, peak spring, trip to mexico: Fresno is in a great location. You are only a 4 hour or so drive from Disneyland. You may also be interested in Legoland. If this doesn t appeal to you there is always Sea World and the famous San Diego Zoo. If you have a passport, or would be willing...

Traveling with Children: Travel to Mexico with an unrelated minor with a deceased parent, cabo san lucas, money belts
cabo san lucas, money belts, safe travels: Hi Kelly, I understand your question. This question has to do with Mexico s law. The link below is for the Mexico consulate here in the United States. You need to ask them what their requirements are for this type of situation. You will need...

Traveling with Children: Travel w/ 3 yr old, mexican riviera cruise, hawaii beaches
mexican riviera cruise, hawaii beaches, spring breakers: The best time to do Disney World would be September or October. The lines are very short during this period as everyone is back in school. The first week of April, you ll have lots of spring breakers. Some other ideas are a Carnival cruise...7 day Mexican...

Traveling with Children: Travel with young children, percy quinn state park, chicot state park
percy quinn state park, chicot state park, gorgeous beaches: Melissa - I used to live in New Orleans, so I m familiar with the area. My first question is....Louisiana outdoors in the summer??? Maybe my northern-bred body never acclimated completely, but we avoided most outdoor activities during LA s hot, humid...

Traveling with Children: Travel, lambs wool, cranky baby
lambs wool, cranky baby, wool rug: How far can children travel when they are two?? Well, my children traveled to 3 continents when they were two. The limit is your and your child s tolerance and ability to adapt. The biggest thing is how well they/you travel . I find that if a parent...

Traveling with Children: Traveling with 4 children to Disneyland, laura ingalls wilder, black stallion
laura ingalls wilder, black stallion, series of unfortunate events: Dear Tracy - Sorry for the delay in responding. We had houseguests last week. My family loves long road trips. Our two boys, ages 7 and 11, actually enjoy these long car rides because they ve become such an integral part of our vacations together....

Traveling with Children: Traveling with 8.5 mo. old to NYC, arms and legs, young baby
arms and legs, young baby, infant daughter: Your upcoming trip sounds like fun - it s great that your husband and daughter are able to go along on your trip. You don t mention the age of your daughter, but I m assuming she s very young (under 6 months?) since you refer to her as an infant. We ve...

Traveling with Children: Traveling with a grandchild..., transportation safety administration, child kidnappings
transportation safety administration, child kidnappings, legal guardians: Hi, Lisa, Your sister should get notarized letters of permission to travel from her granddaughter s parents and/or legal guardians. The letters should state, generally, that the parents or guardians know and give permission for the little one to travel...

Traveling with Children: Travelling with 9 and half months old, first time mom, arms and legs
first time mom, arms and legs, plane ride: Dear Kiran - We ve traveled by air with our two boys since they were each 2 or 3 months old. It s certainly not as relaxing as a plane ride alone with a good book, but we ve found it s not that difficult either. When our boys were younger, we always...

Traveling with Children: Travelling abroad, umbrella type stroller, consumerreports
umbrella type stroller, consumerreports, camera food: Dear Karen - It sounds like a wonderful trip! Good idea to think ahead about a stroller. There are so many different kinds of strollers available. I ve found that personal preferences count for a lot when choosing one. When our boys were younger,...

Traveling with Children: Travelling with my friend's kids, guardianship issues, medical cards
guardianship issues, medical cards, state wedding: I don t think there is any legal issues to travel with them in the states, but I would advise you to carry something with you just in case. I suggest that you obtain a statement from the parents detailing that they are allowing you to take the children (names...

Traveling with Children: travel with children, travel state gov, obtaining a passport
travel state gov, obtaining a passport, valid passport: Dear Rey - The rules for U.S. travelers going to Mexico just changed this month and are now quite strict, with even stricter rules going into effect next year. As of January 23, 2007, ALL travelers (including children) traveling by air must have a valid...

Traveling with Children: travel destinations, family fun magazine, atlantis in the bahamas
family fun magazine, atlantis in the bahamas, myrtle beach sc: Dear Darren - Sorry for the delay. We had a houseful of family here for the holidays, so I didn t have a chance to get to your question until today. It s great that you re looking into various alternatives for your vacations. It s always a tough decision...

Traveling with Children: travel documents for minors, craig jackson, emergency medical care
craig jackson, emergency medical care, insurance cards: Dear Brigid - You don t mention specifically why you need a permission letter for your boys to go on the cruise with you. I m not sure if you re referring to permission because you and your husband are divorced or if you re referring to a letter in case...

Traveling with Children: travel with kids ages 5-18, surfing simulation, properties in jamaica
surfing simulation, properties in jamaica, johnny rockets: The Beaches properties in Jamaica or Turks & Caicos would have what you are looking for. They have quite a variety of watersports that the boys can partake in. How about a cruise? both Royal Caribbean and Carnival have lots of water activities for the kids....

Traveling with Children: traveling with 3 small children by myself, top experiences, electric trolley
top experiences, electric trolley, peg perego: Dear Laura, What a great question. I do not know of such a program, but I am not sure that you need it. Traveling internationally, certain airlines will be the travel company that the Americas airline s once were- very helpful. If you call specific...

Traveling with Children: traveling with 6 month old, baby backpack, fellow passengers
baby backpack, fellow passengers, arms and legs: Dear Hayley - We ve traveled by air with our two boys since they were each 2 or 3 months old. It s certainly not as relaxing as a plane ride alone with a good book, but we ve found it s not that difficult either. When our boys were younger, we always...

Traveling with Children: traveling with family, price option, port canaveral
price option, port canaveral, training coordinator: The best price option will be a 4 or 5 day cruise. Depending on where everyone is from...Carnival is usually the least expensive and has activities for everyone from age 2 all the way up to 102. There are 4 day sailings out of Port Canaveral to Nassau &...

Traveling with Children: traveling from virginia to washington state, luray caverns, knoxville zoo
luray caverns, knoxville zoo, caverns in va: Dear Joaquina - I m sorry for not responding sooner - we were away for Easter and I forgot to sign out of Allexperts. It sounds like a wonderful trip - our family always enjoys long road trips (though some of our friends think we re crazy!). Last summer...

Traveling with Children: traveling, lambs wool, wiggle room
lambs wool, wiggle room, babes in arms: Dear parent traveling with a small child: Congratulations on traveling with your child at a young age, he will certainly learn to love traveling and find it familiar. With regards to having a seat for your child, the only way to guarantee one if to purchase...

Traveling with Children: travelling with 3 year old, san diego zoo, first encounter
san diego zoo, first encounter, good habits: Dear traveler, It is not always where you go but what you do. There is so much that you can share with your child to appeal to her specific interests- you are her best teacher and one who can inspire her intrigues. Going to any museum or event place,...

Traveling with Children: Vacation, pam pam, sesame street characters
pam pam, sesame street characters, beaches resorts: There are so many places you could go. Are you wanting to go somewhere warm such as the Caribbean? The Beaches resorts are fantastic for families as they have the Sesame Street characters there and entertainment and baby sitting so you can enjoy some adult...

Traveling with Children: Vacation Ideas, tulsa oklahoma area, sick kids
tulsa oklahoma area, sick kids, travel places: Dear Craig - Sorry for the delay. I ve got two sick kids at home this week - it s tough to get anything done! Here are some ideas for your vacation. St. Louis is a great city for families, with plenty of things to do like wonderful museums for kids...

Traveling with Children: Vacation for kids, best guess, disneyworld
best guess, disneyworld, disney world: My best guess is that DisneyWorld will cost more, simply because you have to purchase tickets to get into DisneyWorld, and you the air tickets are probably more expensive to travel to Orlando than Washington DC. Here is a link to some information about...

Traveling with Children: Vacation Travel Destination for July 4th Week, feature streams, kingston canada
feature streams, kingston canada, watkins glen: Dear Stephen - Small world! I m from Rochester, NY, although I now live in Delaware with my family. You have lots of great options for a road trip on a long weekend. You don t mention what types of activities your family enjoys, so I ll just run through...

Traveling with Children: vacation with kids, wildlife prairie park, glen oak park
wildlife prairie park, glen oak park, indianapolis zoo: Dear Lisa - Sorry for the delay in responding to your question; my son and I were both sick last week. So, your co-worker wants to go somewhere warm, within driving distance of Northern Michigan in March? That sounds pretty impossible! There are,...

Traveling with Children: Washington DC, international spy museum, agent cody banks
international spy museum, agent cody banks, air and space museum: Hi, Steve - Sorry for the delay - we ve just returned from a vacation ourselves. I m embarrassed to say that we haven t taken our kids to DC...and we live only two hours away! But I can point you to a few great articles that can give you some ideas....

Traveling with Children: warm family vacation, family fun magazine, carribean vacations
family fun magazine, carribean vacations, tropical locales: Dear Cynthia - A warm vacation sounds great right now (it s 5 degrees in Delaware this morning!). You don t mention how far you want to travel, but there are plenty of great options for you. You may find the prices a bit high, though, for February...

Traveling with Children: Xmas travel with 2 and 5 year old, disney cruises, disney cruise
disney cruises, disney cruise, vacationing in florida: Dear Kathleen - Sorry for the delay. I ve been out of town due to an unexpected illness and death in my family. I m only home briefly and leaving again for the funeral, so I don t have the time to answer your question as fully as I normally would right...

Traveling with Children: How could I do this?, disney cruise line, disney world florida
disney cruise line, disney world florida, disneyland california: Hello! Thank you for your question! It does sound like a fun trip for your kids! Do you have a mother, girlfriend, aunt, cousin, sister, good neighbor who could go with you? Is your 9 year old a good helper? Could you change your travel dates so...

Traveling with Children: where to go...what to do?!?!, family fun magazine, family vacation spot
family fun magazine, family vacation spot, small kids: Dear Jodi - We haven t vacationed along Lake Erie ourselves, but I ve heard it s a great family vacation spot. Here s a nice article from Family Fun magazine that includes tips on a beach vacation along Lake Erie: http://familyfun.go.com/family-travel/places/feature/famf0502beaches/famf0502beaches3.html...

Traveling with Children: yellowstone trip with 3month old baby, month old baby, yellow stone national park
month old baby, yellow stone national park, sulphur springs: Dear Hitesh - A trip to Yellowstone sounds wonderful! There are both pros and cons to going when your son is 3 months old or 15 months old. As an infant now, he will be mostly unaware that he s even on vacation! Babies this age are fairly easy to...

Treasure Hunt: getting into the detecting hobby, big bud, return thanks
big bud, return thanks, thanks for your patience: Hi Lee. I am in a hotel far from home and my resources. I will be home in just a couple days. Bear with me and I will give you a better reply upon my return. Thanks for your patience! From the get-go, I do know that Bounty Hunter makes some good basic...

Treasure Hunt: ethics, metal detectors treasure, codes of ethics
metal detectors treasure, codes of ethics, treasure hunting: Hi Abbi, I am sure you can find what your looking for in one of these books.1 MODERN METAL DETECTORS TREASURE HUNTING FOR FUN AND PROFIT or Tresure Hunting Pays Off By C. Garrett Books by Stout Where to Find Treasure or Coin Hunting... In Depth. Their...

Treasure Hunt: FINDING HOW MUCH GOLD MY gg GRANDFATHER FOUND IN CAL., gg grandfather, infro
gg grandfather, infro, faf: Hi James, All states have a STATE ARCHIVES full of historical infro. That s a good place to start. You can refine your search to localities (towns,villages) Also you will need to do a name search using the old cenusus,s these are all found on line. As...

Treasure Hunt: metal detector question, grid search, general location
Treasure Hunt: metal detector question, grid search, general location, metal detector

Treasure Hunt: missing treasure in Elkhorn Creek, KY, elkhorn city, pine mountain
Treasure Hunt: missing treasure in Elkhorn Creek, KY, elkhorn city, pine mountain

Treasure Hunt: Treasure into Cash, spot gold prices, gold eagles
Treasure Hunt: Treasure into Cash, spot gold prices, gold eagles, rare collectibles

Treasure Hunt: grave yards, grave yards, grave stones
grave yards, grave stones, graveyards: Hi Gregory No it is not illegal to hunt graveyards in PA BUT you must get permission first from the owners,cemetaries are private property. But let me tell you its not had great of a place to hunt. Most people I know who have graveyards say they are low...

Treasure Hunt: Hi I will be going to Germany..., free translators, german link
free translators, german link, going to germany: Hi Charles, Here is a site I keep bookmarked www.metaldetectors.dir.bg this is a german link called THE SEARCHER. Under the button on the page you will see a line of # s 1-10 go to #1 a window will open with a list. Within the top 5 you will see a...

Treasure Hunt: Lost Gold Mine, varella, gold mine
varella, gold mine, slowness: Hi Eddie, I apolgize for my slowness in answering your question,family stuff. But heres is the best I can do for you right now. I am giving you a link to a Gold Hunting site and web ring, many heads are better than 1. Good Luck! www.goldminershq.com...

Treasure Hunt: Metal detector, winter waves, galveston bay
winter waves, galveston bay, silver coins: Hey Ed, happy Friday. I am 42 years old and received my first detector as a Christmas gift when I was 11 years old. The most valuable find on record is a still cherished Indian $5 gold piece. I found it where a lot of dirt had been dug up for a power...

Treasure Hunt: Metal/Mineral Detector, ground balance, tr type
ground balance, tr type, pitched sound: Hi Pat, 1st let me apologize for taken so long to get too your question, my comp. crashed sat. I just got it fixed to today. Now to the question. What it sounds like is happening is 1 of 2 things 1st is there any metal near the coil when you turn on the turner?...

Treasure Hunt: metal detector company, kellyco, metal detector
kellyco, metal detector, compass: Hi Glen, You had me going there for a minute I haven t seen a Compass in a long time. I wasn t even sure they were still in business. But in answer to your question YES you can buy one from KELLYCO or Anderson s Detector s here are the addresses. www.Kellycodetectors.com...

Treasure Hunt: metal detector question, whites spectrum xlt, metallic objects
whites spectrum xlt, metallic objects, gold program: Good morning, Kevin! There s no reason why even a middle-of-the-road detector couldn t find that ring. Assuming there isn t just tons of wiring everywhere, it really shouldn t be any problem. Most detectors will have a jewely setting or program. I use...

Treasure Hunt: missing treasure in Elkhorn Creek, KY, old gold coins, elkhorn city ky
old gold coins, elkhorn city ky, shelby gap: Hi Stephania, I don t beleive I ve heard about this one but I we look into it. I did a quick search of Elkhorn City and came up with 272 John Swift s in the old census records back to 1670, the 1st thing any good reseacher does is collect all the...

Treasure Hunt: Oregon beach detecting, old jewelry, danials
old jewelry, danials, silver coins: Hi Sandy! Thanks for the note. I hope my reply isn t too long winded... If you are metal detecting in a state park you need to get permission from the nearest ranger or ranger station. This can be written or verbal. If verbal be sure to write down...

Treasure Hunt: what do you do with it once you have found it?, old toys, vintage jewelry
old toys, vintage jewelry, ebay: Hi Marie! Thanks for the note. Over the years, I have kept my jewelry finds. I have sold a few things, coins, old toys, etc. But for some reason, I kept, and continue to keep the jewelry. The stuff I do sell, I do over the internet at eBay. I have...

Treasure Hunt: Places to detect, mercury dimes, coquille oregon
mercury dimes, coquille oregon, liberty quarters: Hi! The MXT is great choice for detecting. I use a White s Spectrum and if I get within 10 feet of another detector, I have signal probs. The MXT is much easier to use with other detectors in close proximity. Sunset beach up by Coos Bay is a great place...

Treasure Hunt: Treasure into Cash, treasure hunter mel, internet auction site
treasure hunter mel, internet auction site, ounce of gold: Laws vary by state and country. In Florida, treasure Hunter Mel Fisher auctioned off several million dollars worth of gold and artifacts from the Spanish ship wreck Atocha, to pay his investors and crew. In England, when treasure troves are found, the...

Treasure Hunt: how to make, great web site, metal detector
great web site, metal detector, saxons: Hi Andreu, Thanks for the note! Your question is out of my area of expertise but I really hate turning you away with nothing. I found this great web site on doing just want you want to do with step by step instructions: http://home.clara.net/saxons/bfo.htm...

Trees: acorn production, campbell county virginia, virginia dept of forestry
campbell county virginia, virginia dept of forestry, acorn production: No Alabama does not list sawtooth as invasive. here is a web link to a publication from the USDA on sawtooth where they say there is not enough data to list it as invasive. http://www.ars.usda.gov/research/publications/Publications.htm?seq_no_115=143169&pf=1...

Trees: Oak Tree Roots, swale area, root barrier
Trees: Oak Tree Roots, swale area, root barrier, ad naseum

Trees: oak tree growth, crown gall, galls
Trees: oak tree growth, crown gall, galls, burl

Trees: shamel ash tree, shamel ash, new leaves
Trees: shamel ash tree, shamel ash, new leaves, gypsy

Trees: live oak trees, live oak trees, forestry section
live oak trees, forestry section, major roots: The main problem could be IF you cut the roots of the tree it will cause the foliage to die back. You can get by with cutting up to 20% of the roots and the tree still live. Beyond the 20% the root system maybe damaged to the point that you will see a good...

Trees: Oak Tree Roots, root barriers, tree roots
root barriers, tree roots, old trees: The amount and when the damage can occur will depend the size and the closeness of the tree. It takes many years and a large older tree to cause damage to a side walk. As the tree grows there may be some lifting up of the cement by the roots BUT this will...

Trees: oak tree growth, agrobacterium tumefaciens, soil bacteria
agrobacterium tumefaciens, soil bacteria, plant physiology: These are called burls or crown galls. Burls are basically benign tree tumors that cause growth with an irregular grain structure. Burls are treasured for their irregularity and the colors associated with this sporadic growth. Burls are used in furniture...

Trees: Prunning Japanese Green Maple, leaf drop, maples
leaf drop, maples, ooze: I would not recommend that a tree this small be pruned. Pruning is done to allow one to walk under a tree or to remove limbs that are crossing and rubbing on each other or limbs that are dead. The time to prune maples is after the leaf drop and before they...

Trees: Spanish moss management, moss management, ball moss
moss management, ball moss, spanish moss: the following materials are licensed for control of Spanish moss and/or ball moss: TC Tribasic Copper Sulphate, Blue Shield, Basic Copper 53, Micro Flo Basic Copper 53, Micro Flo Copper 3 FL. It should be noted that there is evidence that copper-based herbicides...

Trees: shamel ash tree, shamel ash tree, ash trees
shamel ash tree, ash trees, box trees: In the winter ash trees do drop their leaves. I would check the soil around the tree about once a week and if it get dry I would water. The roots are still alive and will need water but not very much. It will re leaf next spring and then you can continue your...

Trees: transplanting from overgrown nursery, grand fir trees, root ball
grand fir trees, root ball, prune: I would not prune or root prune the trees but try to retain as much soil on the root ball as you can when you dig the trees. Then dig the new hole twice the size of the root ball and mulch around the new planting and water. I would do this transplanting in...

Trees: tree growth, hawthorne tree, tap roots
hawthorne tree, tap roots, lead branch: Oaks grown as single trees in the open will have spreading branches rather than one main stem. This is normal. In a forest of trees the competition from the other trees will cause the oaks to grow with a more straight single stem (which is what is wanted from...

Trees: zone movement question, paper birch, river birch
paper birch, river birch, building a house: paper birch will have problems with temperatures above 75 but it does grow in the mountains of western NC. I would recommend that if you want a birch use river birch Betula nigra instead. OR you could try the paper birch but be aware that these may not make...

Trees: I have a 8-10 Red Sunset Maple, soil ball, polyethylene sheeting
soil ball, polyethylene sheeting, organic mulch: Deciduous trees may be transplanted either in the spring or the fall. Deciduous plants may be moved in the spring as soon as the frost is out of the ground, up until the time when new foliage is partly unfurled. In the fall, they may be planted once the...

Trees: Arbovitae Trees with brown, dying patches, foliage diseases, phomopsis blight
foliage diseases, phomopsis blight, tip blight: Here are a few of the foliage diseases of arbovitae. Phomopsis Blight of Juniper Many gymnosperms especially those in the cypress family are affected by the fungal pathogen - Phomopsis juniperovora. For most people, the first symptom noticed in the...

Trees: appropriate trees, plum trees, tree nursery
plum trees, tree nursery, tree species: Without knowing the site the tree will be planted in or the climate there it would be difficult to recommend a tree species. tree species will grow best where they are native. I would suggest you go to a tree nursery locally and ask them what tree would be...

Trees: ash tree aphids, systemic insecticide, systemic insecticides
systemic insecticide, systemic insecticides, trees system: Systemic insecticides depending on the type and application method will last about 6-9 months or usually the growing season. Most labels say 12 month. They will work best in the spring since this is when the plant is growing the best and the movement of the...

Trees: Bartlett Pear Tree, bartlett pear tree, agriculture extension service
bartlett pear tree, agriculture extension service, fruit production: Yes it will survive. The fruit production may be greatly reduce for a few years with this drastic type pruning. The tree will put out new growth this spring and make the tree bushier then before. Next time you may want to call the local office of the Agriculture...

Trees: bed around tree, top soil, tree roots
top soil, tree roots, root collar: Tree roots can not stand more than a couple of inches of added soil around the tree. More than this will push out the air spaces and kill the roots of the tree causing the foliage to die. Stones since they are heavier than soil will be worst and not need as...

Trees: berries on oak trees?, leaf galls, gall insect
leaf galls, gall insect, insect populations: These are leaf galls caused by a small insect. The insect lays its eggs on the leaf and secretes a chemical that causes the leaf tissue to grow over the eggs. Leaf galls cause no real health problem with trees. IF they are abundant they could cause the leaves...

Trees: big white fungus at the base of mulbery tree, decay fungus, white fungus
decay fungus, white fungus, mulberry tree: This is the fruiting body of a decay fungus. The fungus enters the tree through a wound and will start to decay the inner woody cells. This decay will take many many years to really cause any concern. The first signs of a problem tree would be large limbs...

Trees: borers in chinese elm, attack trees, organic fertilizers
attack trees, organic fertilizers, trunk diameter: Non-chemical control for infested plants Once trees and shrubs are infested, non chemical options for borer control are limited. One option is to remove and destroy heavily infested or injured plants. Also, inspect damage sites closely to determine if the...

Trees: buyingshrubs, soil drainage, drainage holes
soil drainage, drainage holes, frozen soil: The problem is the winter temperature and the frozen soil. It is best to wait until the spring to do these plantings. The reason you would not usually plant these evergreens and conifers in November, December etc is that they are liable to be damaged by cold...

Trees: Cedar eater, pest management staff, texas forest service
pest management staff, texas forest service, forest entomologist: Looks like the galleries of a Cerambycid beetle, longhorn beetle. These will infest cut logs. I would say it was in the posts before you brought them to your location. More then likely the beetle attacked when the trees were cut. The other insect are just...

Trees: Cypress Knee between foundation, cypress knees, cement slab
cypress knees, cement slab, cypress knee: I would not be too concerned but I would watch for these. The Roundup should kill most of the root systems under the patio but some may not be connected to the present knee may survive to sprout new knees. Just treat these with the Roundup. May take through...

Trees: cork screw willow, cork screw, organic mulch
cork screw, organic mulch, potting soil: The spring is best. After the cutting has a good bit of roots on it you can genteelly move it to either a pot with potting soil or to the location you want it to grow. If you plant it out use potting soil to fill the hole and make sure you water every other...

Trees: cutting pine trees & replanting another tree, pine trees, oak trees
pine trees, oak trees, ground surface: You can get the stump ground below the ground level and this will remove it from site. The roots will decay over time. Excavating them would be a large job. The roots will not sprout back so once the tree was cut the system is dead. You can plant anything...

Trees: cypress stump, tree stump remover, cypress knees
tree stump remover, cypress knees, foliage loss: These are called cypress knees and are part of the root system. Yes they can damage foundations and patios by pushing up . These can be cut off and a herbicide called Roundup can be painted on the cut surface as soon as they are cut. The root will absorb the...

Trees: Drainage pipe, drainage pipe, water drainage
drainage pipe, water drainage, maple tree: This tree does not seem to have much growing space as is so you want to damage as little of the roots as possible. One way would be pull the old pipe out and use the hole to push a new pipe under the roots. Bore the new hole where the old pipe was. Boring...

Trees: dwarf cherry tree planting depth, golden rain tree, organic mulch
golden rain tree, organic mulch, soil surface: It should -the root system is generally in the first 18-24 inches of soil. The problem would be during droughts the soil may dry faster since it is not too deep. What I would do is make a small berm and plant the tree on this berm and mulch around the tree...

Trees: dying trees, nw louisiana, red bud
nw louisiana, red bud, tree trunks: Yes adding 6 inches of soil and mulch compacted the air spaces of the soil and damaged the root systems of the trees. The aided heat did not help either. I would say it is a combination of the dry weather, heat from the decomposing mulch and the weight of...

Trees: Elm Trees, web worms, elm trees
web worms, elm trees, beetle species: Sounds like twig girdlers. Small branches accumulating on the ground and the presence of clean-cut twigs, and in some cases dangling (flagged) branch tips within a tree, indicate the presence of beetle pests referred to as twig girdlers and twig pruners....

Trees: Cypress Knee between foundation, types of herbicides, glyphosphate
Trees: Cypress Knee between foundation, types of herbicides, glyphosphate, photosynthesis

Trees: juglone toxicity in dogs, black walnut tree, birdbaths
Trees: juglone toxicity in dogs, black walnut tree, birdbaths, walnuts

Trees: newly found pear tree with ants/rotten bark, vegetation, plants
Trees: newly found pear tree with ants/rotten bark, vegetation, plants, trees

Trees: Sunset maple not turning red, red maples, manganese deficiency
Trees: Sunset maple not turning red, red maples, manganese deficiency, silver maple

Trees: fruitless plum tree, commercial tomato production, monterey chemical
commercial tomato production, monterey chemical, fruitless plum tree: The GOOD NEWS is that there are a couple of products designed specifically for preventig fruit formation in ornamental trees such as yours. Florel Fruit Eliminator is made by Monterey Chemical and is available to homeowners. It s very effective in preventing...

Trees: Hackberry Tree Sap, systemic insecticides, control aphids
systemic insecticides, control aphids, nicotine sulfate: Sound like aphids or scale insects. Both will suck the plant juices from the leaves and twigs and excerete a substance called honeydews. Honeydew is high in sugar content and is sticky to the touch. Usually a black sooty mild will grow on the honeydew making...

Trees: Help Identify Tree, locust bean, black berries
locust bean, black berries, forestry commission: Black Tupelo, Blackgum (Nyssa sylvatica) would be my guess. It may not be sylvatica but may be another Nyssa species but resembles it. here is a web link to information on Blackgum. http://www.cnr.vt.edu/DENDRO/DENDROLOGY/SYLLABUS/factsheet.cfm?ID=6...

Trees: hawthorn tree, hawthorn trees, root tree
hawthorn trees, root tree, root system: The root system is more fibrous but will not cause any problems with the patio. The spread of the tree maybe 25-35 feet at maturity so the branches maybe a problem if planted too close to the patio. There are many varieties of hawthorn trees and some are...

Trees: Japaneese Maple, disease spores, branch collar
disease spores, branch collar, wound surface: Major pruning should be done during the dormant season after the leave have fallen, from late November to early January, well before the sap starts rising prior to leaf production in the spring. Corrective pruning and training can be done at any time of the...

Trees: Japanese Maple bark damage, japanese maples, boring dust
japanese maples, boring dust, loose bark: Sounds like you have done everything I would recommend -removing the loose bark. The wound will heal itself. The only thing that might cause a problem would be borers attacking the wound. I would keep a close eye on it and IF you see any fine boring dust near...

Trees: juglone toxicity in dogs, stomach upset, walnut trees
stomach upset, walnut trees, different animal: It does sound like juglone poisoning. Poisoning in dogs is reported occasionally when the seed hulls are consumed, causing stomach upset and diarrhea (gastroenteritis). Stomach upset in dogs will resolve when hulls are no longer eaten. Generally dogs will...

Trees: Leyland Cypress, leland cypress trees, twig dieback
leland cypress trees, twig dieback, leyland cypress: To minimize water loss and water competition with other plant species such as turf, mulch an area several feet beyond the lowest limbs. During hot, dry summer days, irrigate trees thoroughly around the base of the tree every 7-14 days, depending on soil composition....

Trees: Leyland Cypress, leland cypress trees, twig dieback
leland cypress trees, twig dieback, branch dieback: Leland cypress trees are subject to a couple of canker type diseases that effect the foliage. Seiridium canker is probably the most important and destructive disease on Leyland cypress in the landscape. Although the fungi Seiridium cardinale, Seiridium...

Trees: leeland cypress, cypress trees, wind burn
cypress trees, wind burn, windburn: It sounds like wind burn that could have some salt burn. Since it sounds like it is still alive I would let it be and see what develops next spring. Do not cut the limbs off these should put out new foliage. Since they are young they should recover. I would...

Trees: leyland cypress, fresh cuts, root systems
fresh cuts, root systems, herbicide: Just cut them off and paint the fresh cuts with a herbicide called Roundup. This will kill the root systems of the shrubs and will not harm the cypress. This would be much easier than trying to dig or pull the roots out. Roundup can be found at most nurseries...

Trees: Magnolia Tree Deer Damage, saucer magnolia, magnolia tree
saucer magnolia, magnolia tree, deer damage: If the bark was not removed all the way around the trunk it should survive. I would remove any loose bark from the wound this will help the wound heal faster. The trees bark will over time grow over the exposed wood and there is no need to do anything to it....

Trees: Mimosa, egg sac, epidemic proportions
egg sac, epidemic proportions, red maples: Sounds like Cottony scale- an insect. The cottony scale is a highly modified insect pest that commonly attacks silver and red maples. The scales are usually first noticed when the females produce an egg sac which appears as a 1/4 to 1/2-inch long ball of...

Trees: maple tree, tree pruning, maple tree
tree pruning, maple tree, time of year: No I would not prune the tree. Pruning is done to remove lower limbs that may be in the way. I would wait until the tree is large and then decide if it needs any pruning. If it is in a location that it is free to grow I would let it alone unless the needed...

Trees: maple tree, organic mulch, trunk diameter
organic mulch, trunk diameter, maple tree: Next spring fertilize it with 10-10-10 fertilizer at the rate of 1 lb per inch of trunk diameter scattered around the tree and watered in good. This will help the root growth and in turn increase the amount of foliage and overall growth. If you have not done...

Trees: mountain ash, mountain ash, root system
mountain ash, root system, tree trunk: Hardwoods have the capability to sprout from a stump if they are cut. The smaller the stump diameter the better chance they will sprout. Just protect it from anything else damaging it and wait--next spring the root system should sprout new foliage. You may...

Trees: Norfolk pine tree care, norfolk pine tree, soil mulch
norfolk pine tree, soil mulch, organic mulch: The problem may come in the pot freezing and killing the roots. The tree will grow and survive in the ground since that far south the ground will not freeze normally. This is too large a tree species to have in a pot. I would think about transplanting it to...

Trees: newly found pear tree with ants/rotten bark, gloucester virginia, pear tree
gloucester virginia, pear tree, plant debris: I would leave the bark alone. Over time it will grow back to normal,. The vines caused the weakening of the bark and decomposed it. The ants can be sprayed with any ant spray. Raid etc. Or you can treat the area with an ant bait that should kill the ant colony...

Trees: Oak Fungus on Post Oak Trees in the Austin, Tx Area, decay fungi, woody trunk
decay fungi, woody trunk, brain coral: These are fruiting bodies of a decay fungi. The fungi itself lives in the woody and some tine during the year will put out these conks which are the flowers of the fungi that contain spores to spread the fungi. The conks themselves are not a problem and...

Trees: oak tree with partially hollowed trunk, decay fungi, forestry agency
decay fungi, forestry agency, state forestry: The hollow is caused by a decay fungi that has entered the woody part of the tree by way of a wound. It has NOTHING to do with whether the tree will die or not. Decay fungi do not infect living tissue and will not kill the tree. What they can do over a long...

Trees: pine tree, top of pines, onxy
top of pines, onxy, tree question: The first thing this is not a pine but is a conifer--looks to be maybe a cedar or fir, hard to tell from the pictures. Looks like an insect has bored into the trunk and killed the top. More than likely either a weevil or a bark beetle. Both can be controlled...

Trees: plant parasites, tillandsia usneoides, ball moss
tillandsia usneoides, ball moss, plant parasites: Mistletoes is about the only true plant parasite on live oak. Spanish moss, Ball moss and lichens are sometimes classified as parasites. Some vines like wisteria can be parasitic if they cover the foliage of a tree. BALL MOSS Ball moss is an epiphyte....

Trees: planting willow tree, weeping willow tree, golden weeping willow tree
weeping willow tree, golden weeping willow tree, golden weeping willow: Do not plant a willow any where near a septic line. This tree loves water and will seek out the lines. You will have problem with the lines clogging with roots. The 20 feet from the house is ok but the septic lines can be a major problem. The roots may cause...

Trees: privacy trees, sandy loam soil, thuja green giant
sandy loam soil, thuja green giant, thuja tree: You should not have any problem with Thuja Green Giant in the sandy loam soil. Grows in almost any soil, even sandy loam or heavy clays. Prefers direct sunlight, but also does well in partial shade. Once it is established it will do well in drier conditions....

Trees: pruning?saving Sand Cherry Purple Leaf Trees, leaf trees, memphis area
leaf trees, memphis area, purple leaf: To determine if a tree or branch is still alive start near the end if an upper branch and scrape a small bit of bark off the branch. If the color under the bark is green this branch is alive at this point on the branch. IF it is not green brown then the branch...

Trees: red maple tree, red maple tree, mancozeb fungicide
red maple tree, mancozeb fungicide, bordeaux mixture: Sounds like leaf spot form a fungi. These do not cause any morality problems but may make the leaves look bad and fall sooner. This time of the year a fungicide would do no good since the leaves are shutting down for the year and will soon fall off. I would...

Trees: relocating a semi-draft moonglow pear tree in my yard, soil ball, polyethylene sheeting
soil ball, polyethylene sheeting, organic mulch: Deciduous trees may be planted either in the spring or the fall. Deciduous plants may be moved in the spring as soon as the frost is out of the ground, up until the time when new foliage is partly unfurled. In the fall, they may be planted once the leaves...

Trees: river birch tree roots, river birch tree, tree roots
river birch tree, tree roots, root system: No. As far as the root system the root may not give you problems with the house foundation. River birch has a width at maturity of about 20 feet and the limbs this close to the house the limbs may damage the house by rubbing on it when the wind blows. The...

Trees: Sassafrass tree, plastic gloves, nursery garden
plastic gloves, nursery garden, tree stump: You will need to treat the foliage of the sprouts with a herbicide that will kill the roots system. One of these is a product called Roundup. Roundup is sprayed or wiped on the foliage and the sprouts will transport the herbicide to the roots killing the system....

Trees: Science:Plant Growth, growth chambers, lighting level
growth chambers, lighting level, bright sunlight: The sun, a torch, and a light bulb all emit energy in the form of particles called photons. The photons from the sun are a product of thermonuclear fusion. A torch uses a chemical reaction to burn. A light bulb converts electricity to photons. But a photon...

Trees: Suckers, hardwood tree, leaf surface
hardwood tree, leaf surface, maple tree: Hardwood tree will grow suckers from the trunk when the trunk has sunlight on it. These do really no harm except spread the growth of the leaves over many more leaf surface and make the tree look more like a bush than a tree. these can be pruned of at the...

Trees: Sugar Maple Tree sugar production, sugar maple tree, maple season
sugar maple tree, maple season, biology class: Approximately forty years are required to grow a maple tree large enough to tap. A tree ten inches in diameter is considered minimum tappable size for one tap. Some trees are large enough for more than one tap. It takes approximately 40 gallons to produce...

Trees: Sunset maple not turning red, anthocyanin pigments, crimson king norway maple
anthocyanin pigments, crimson king norway maple, leaf petioles: Anthocyanin pigments are responsible for the pink, red, and purple leaves of sugar and red maple, sassafras, sumac, white and scarlet oak, winged euonymus, and many other woody plants. They are formed in the cell sap inside the vacuole when sugars combine...

Trees: squirrels denuding tree in back yard, twig girdler, twig girdlers
twig girdler, twig girdlers, twig pruner: Sounds like an insect called a twig girdler or twig pruner. Small branches accumulating on the ground and the presence of clean-cut twigs, and in some cases dangling (flagged) branch tips within a tree, indicate the presence of beetle pests referred to...

Trees: sugar, seed crystals, swizzle sticks
seed crystals, swizzle sticks, sugar crystals: Rock sugar is a form of sugar composed of very large sugar crystals. You may also hear rock sugar referred to as “rock candy,” referencing one very popular use for rock sugar. Many candy stores and some markets sell rock sugar for a variety of uses, and it...

Trees: Topping of aspens, tall bushes, topping trees
tall bushes, topping trees, aspens: Topping trees is not recommended. It results in weak, unnatural-looking growth that sprouts up and out from where the cuts were made. It will make the trees look like bushes but they should survive. Over time the tree will grow back with a top but more than...

Trees: transplant frazier fur trees, organic mulch, cold weather
organic mulch, cold weather, hardwoods: No they should be fine. Evergreens are best moved earlier in the Fal than hardwoods and before the hardwoods drop their leaves and before the ground freezes. This extra time gives the roots more time to grow for the next summers heat. IF you have not done...

Trees: transplanting maple and elm, soil mulch, soil ball
soil mulch, soil ball, polyethylene sheeting: I would plant where you want them not in a pot. Deciduous plants may be moved in the spring as soon as the frost is out of the ground, up until the time when new foliage is partly unfurled. In the fall, they may be planted once the leaves start to turn color...

Trees: trees, apple seeds, sunny windowsill
apple seeds, sunny windowsill, styrofoam cup: The yes is because you can plant an apple tree seed and there is probably a 30% chance of it germinating and growing to full size. That means if you plant 10 apple seeds you are likely to get around 3 which grow. You can select the healthiest of the three...

Trees: Wasp all over the globe willow tree, systemic insecticides, control aphids
systemic insecticides, control aphids, nicotine sulfate: Sound like aphids or scale insects. Both will suck the plant juices from the leaves and twigs and secrete a substance called honeydews. Honeydew is high in sugar content and is sticky to the touch. Usually a black sooty mild will grow on the honeydew making...

Trees: Weeping cherry tree, weeping cherry tree, water sprouts
weeping cherry tree, water sprouts, tree prune: Remove any water sprouts or suckers. If the long weeping branches get long enough to touch the ground do not prune the tips. Some people believe this tip pruning gives the tree an unnatural appearance. Instead of tip pruning place plenty of mulch underneath...

Trees: weeping cherries, weeping cherry trees, weeping cherry tree
weeping cherry trees, weeping cherry tree, water sprouts: I hope this is what you are asking. When you prune the weeping cherry you need to have a strong, central leader. Prune when it is young and evaluate the tree before making the first cut. Weeping varieties of trees need strong leaders to hold their weeping...

Trees: Apple Tree Care, apple tree care, old apple tree
apple tree care, old apple tree, organic mulch: If it is still green it is not dying. Normally you can girdle the tree if the bark is cut down to the woody cells all the way around the trunk. I spray the area with an insecticide called Merit to prevent borers from entering the wound. The then mulch around...

Trees: Austrian Pines, 2 questions, burmuda grass, austrian pines
burmuda grass, austrian pines, beautiful trees: There has ben a problem with a pine wilt in that area of the country. Here is a web link to information on this problem. http://www.oznet.ksu.edu/news/sty/2007/pine_wilt080107.htm The needles should not be a problem to the grass as far as acid . Grass under...

Trees: asian lady beetles, asian lady beetles, chattanooga tn area
asian lady beetles, chattanooga tn area, cold winter days: In the fall of the year, multi-colored Asian lady beetles begin to seek out cavities where they will spend the winter hibernating. They require cavities that will stay cool and dry and offer concealment. Throughout their native range in Asia, the adult beetles...

Trees: Bark Damage from Rabbits, anchor pins, rabbit damage
anchor pins, rabbit damage, fencing material: The most effective way to prevent rabbit damage to trees and shrubs in the home landscape is to place chicken wire fencing or hardware cloth around vulnerable plants. To adequately protect plants, the fencing material needs to be high enough that rabbits won’t...

Trees: Best time to plant Oak Trees in Austin, TX, soil mulch, organic mulch
soil mulch, organic mulch, hardwood trees: Any time from when the leaves fall off the hardwood trees until the leaves bud back out in the Spring. This period of the year is better since the tree will not use as much water as during the summer months. When you plant the tree dig the hole twice the size...

Trees: Blue Spruce Tree, blue spruce tree, colorado blue spruce
blue spruce tree, colorado blue spruce, spruce branch: Needles may turn brown and drop on spruce trees for several reasons. Before you become alarmed or treat the tree with a pesticide, you need to find out why the needles are dropping. Only then can you use appropriate treatment if the tree even needs one. Like...

Trees: Bradford Pear pruning, bradford pears, bradford pear
bradford pears, bradford pear, process of photosynthesis: Tree topping is super harmful to trees on several levels. Aside from looking ghastly and creepy, it creates branches that break easily and are susceptible to rot and disease. It actually starves the tree. No leaves = decreased access to food and the whole...

Trees: black walnut and camelias, black walnut tree, black walnuts
black walnut tree, black walnuts, ornamental tree: There are very few plants that will grow under a black walnut tree. A chemical, juglans, secreted by the roots of the walnut tree stunts or kills many plants. Most people do not plant black walnuts as an ornamental tree because it is difficult to find a plant...

Trees: COLORADO BLUE SPRUCE, colorado blue spruce, spruce branch
colorado blue spruce, spruce branch, evergreen plants: Needles may turn brown and drop on spruce trees for several reasons. Before you become alarmed or treat the tree with a pesticide, you need to find out why the needles are dropping. Only then can you use appropriate treatment if the tree even needs one. Like...

Trees: Colorado Blue Spruce, colorado blue spruce, organic mulch
colorado blue spruce, organic mulch, natural soil: Dig the hole for the new tree 2-3 times the width and as deep as the rootball and fill with good top soil. This will give the tree s roots a chance to grow outward before they reach the natural soil. make sure you remove the burlap and wire from around the...

Trees: Dog Urinating on my new trees, crabapple tree, organic mulch
crabapple tree, organic mulch, delivery guy: The urine is high in salt content and will damage or kill the trees. More than likely the wilting you are seeing right after the newly planted trees is just shock form the transplanting. Yes water is needed at least the first couple of week daily and then...

Trees: dig up & replant pine tree, soil mulch, soil ball
soil mulch, soil ball, polyethylene sheeting: Evergreens should be moved earlier in the fall than deciduous plants so they have time to form new roots. They need at least 6 weeks before the ground freezes. In the spring, Evergreens can be planted up to 4 weeks after deciduous trees have opened their leaves,...

Trees: Falling needles on blue spruce tree, blue spruce tree, nothing but water
blue spruce tree, nothing but water, late september: I think it was over watered--trees need about 1 inch of water per week. This can be done by putting a pan under the tree and turning the sprinkler on and when the pan has 1 inch of water in it stop. Over watering can be as bad for a tree as too little watering....

Trees: Fertilizing Italian Cypress trees, vegetable fertilizer, soil preference
vegetable fertilizer, soil preference, cypress trees: I would not use tree spikes since they tend to concentrate the fertilizer in spots and could harm the roots system. I would use a general fertilizer. There are fertilizers fro evergreens that are sold at nurseries and these are ok if you want to use them....

Trees: Fire Ant Infestation Inside Pecan Tree, fire ant bait, fire ant infestation
fire ant bait, fire ant infestation, fire ant killer: Apply ant bait aroudn the tree. Baits take advantage of the foraging habits of the fire ants and are not to be confused with granular forms of insecticides. Baiting works in a very similar fashion. The bait is carried by workers back to the colony and fed...

Trees: Green growth on my tree trunks, tree trunks, green stuff
tree trunks, green stuff, sure what kind: Sounds like lichens. These are common and are not a problem to the health of the tree. Lichens are combination of a fungi and an alga. They are no threat to the tree so there is nothing to do. Here is a web link that will give you more information on lichens;...

Trees: the globe willow, willow branches, mature tree
willow branches, mature tree, hair cutting: The best times to prune willows trees are in the late summer or early fall. This variety bleeds sap, so it is important to prune when the sap is bleeding the least. I would think more of giving it a hair cut than the normal pruning of cutting off branches....

Trees: hemlock for fire wood, mm btu, cord of wood
mm btu, cord of wood, woodstoves: Hemlock gives off relative low heat, throws off many sparks when burned, is generally rated for firewood as fair, has good aroma when burned relative low heat produced 15.9 Thousand BTUs per cord of wood (oak which is one of the prime woods has 30 MM BTU s...

Trees: holly tree move, surface mulch, soil ball
surface mulch, soil ball, polyethylene sheeting: Deciduous trees may be planted either in the spring or the fall. Deciduous plants may be moved in the spring as soon as the frost is out of the ground, up until the time when new foliage is partly unfurled. In the fall, they may be planted once the leaves...

Trees: LELAND EVERGREENS, purpose fertilizer, drip line
purpose fertilizer, drip line, trunk diameter: Evergreen trees do not drop their nedles all at once hence they can produce growht all year round. Fertilize lightly (about a cup of fertilizer per inch of trunk diameter) with a general-purpose fertilizer like 10-10-10 or 13-13-13. Just sprinkle the fertilizer...

Trees: Live Oak and foundation problems, surface roots, root barrier
surface roots, root barrier, tree trunks: No the live oak will not cause any problems with the foundation. Since this tree has been there 40 years digging the roots along the house and installing a root barrier will do more damage to a tree this size and result in die back of the limbs. Dying limbs...

Trees: live oak roots, pea gravel, tree roots
pea gravel, tree roots, sand base: Removing roots will cause damage to the tree. The major damage maybe from the weight of the fill. IF you use more than 3 inches deep of fill over tree roots the roots will begin to die and the foliage will thin in a correspondent manner. The weight pushes...

Trees: Pine needles, san gabriel mountains, sequoia national parks
san gabriel mountains, sequoia national parks, cone scales: Soft pines have these features: needles usually in bundles of 5, sometimes 4. Example (great basin) bristlecone pine (Pinus longaeva), Needles in bundles of 5; 1.5 long; remain on the tree over 12 years. Cones to 3 long; cone scales bristle...

Trees: pecan tree limbs, twig girdler, twig pruner
twig girdler, twig pruner, twig girdlers: Sounds like an insect called a twig girdler or twig pruner. Small branches accumulating on the ground and the presence of clean-cut twigs, and in some cases dangling (flagged) branch tips within a tree, indicate the presence of beetle pests referred to...

Trees: pruning Bradford Pear trees, bradford pear trees, pruning bradford pear trees
bradford pear trees, pruning bradford pear trees, bradford pears: Generally trees that bloom in early spring are pruned after they finish blooming--bradford pear fits into this category. And no they can not cross pollenate with hazelnuts since bradford is not a nut tree . Bradford may cross pollenate with other pears but...

Trees: Spanish Moss / Dogwood trees, ball moss, dogwood trees
ball moss, dogwood trees, moss control: The following materials are licensed for control of Spanish moss and/or ball moss: TC Tribasic Copper Sulphate, Blue Shield, Basic Copper 53, Micro Flo Basic Copper 53, Micro Flo Copper 3 FL. The mixture will be printed on the container that you buy. It...

Trees: Transplant a Bartlett pear tree, bartlett pear tree, soil ball
bartlett pear tree, soil ball, polyethylene sheeting: Deciduous plants may be moved in the spring as soon as the frost is out of the ground, up until the time when new foliage is partly unfurled. In the fall, they may be planted once the leaves start to turn color up until the ground freezes. When you want...

Trees: tree fertilization, white oak acorns, acorn production
white oak acorns, acorn production, pollination period: Acorn crops can vary greatly from year to year. During “heavy” years, acorns can rain down from the trees, almost covering the ground beneath them. In “sparse” years, one can travel from tree to tree and have difficulty locating more than a handful. The factors...

Trees: tree roots, tree nurseries, root barriers
tree nurseries, root barriers, tree roots: The best thing would be installing root barriers along the foundation near the tree side. This will stop the roots form growing that way. here is a web link to information on root barriers. They should be available a tree nurseries near you. http://www.4specs.com/s/32/32-9452.htm...

Trees: trees, white oak acorns, acorn production
white oak acorns, acorn production, pollination period: Acorn crops can vary greatly from year to year. During “heavy” years, acorns can rain down from the trees, almost covering the ground beneath them. In “sparse” years, one can travel from tree to tree and have difficulty locating more than a handful. The factors...

Trees: trees, tallest tree in the world, sequoia national forest
tallest tree in the world, sequoia national forest, shades of orange: Deciduous trees are trees that shed their leaves for a part of every year. Unlike evergreens, deciduous trees lose their leaves during the cold or dry season, depending on the climate, and remain bare until they grow new leaves each spring. Deciduous trees...

Trees: USE OF SPIKES IN TREE TRIMMING, dressing wounds, wound dressings
dressing wounds, wound dressings, latex paint: It is never good to use spikes on a tree no matter what time of the year. The climber digs the spikes into the tree bark/trunk. Because spikes damage the tree bark, climbing spikes should never be used on any tree you are trying to save. Climbing spikes...

Trees: Weeping Mulberry, weeping mulberry, root system
weeping mulberry, root system, foliage: The root system is generally in the first 2 feet of the soil and is about 1 1/2 times as wide as the foliage reach. The normal spread of weeping mulberry is about 20 feet at maturity. The roots are not considered aggressive and generally not a problem...

Trees: watering transplanted trees, organic mulch, root ball
organic mulch, root ball, spruces: No do not water during the winter when the ground is frozen. This can freeze the root system. Next spring and summer water only when it does not rain for a couple of weeks or more. Make sure you mulch around the tree with not more than 3 inches deep of organic...

Trees: willow tree roots, hairline crack, nutrient rich water
hairline crack, nutrient rich water, willow trees: Willows (roots and all) can grow extremely fast if given the proper nutrients and conditions for growth. They can grow up to several feet per year and will develop a spread equal to their height in many instances. They need to be spaced at least 40 ft apart....

Trees: Aspens/birches, aspen range, birch trees
aspen range, birch trees, high desert: The climate in locations will dictate which tree species will do well in areas. That does not mean that a species will not grow there as a yard tree but when a tree is far out side its natural range it needs care usually water and the growth rate will not...

Trees: acorn production, acorn production, forest situation
acorn production, forest situation, family fagaceae: The acorn, or oak nut, is the nut of the oak tree (genera Quercus, Lithocarpus and Cyclobalanopsis, in the family Fagaceae). The true oaks are the Quercus genera. Other acorn producers are the tanoak (Lithocarpus) and the ring-cupped oaks of eastern and southeastern...

Trees: Blue Spruce, soil mulch, organic mulch
soil mulch, organic mulch, mountain ash: It will do fine there. Make the hole twice the size of the root ball and as deep and fill with good top soil. Mulch around the tree with not more than 3 inches deep of organic mulch (pine straw is good) not piled up on the trunk. Since the area is damp I would...

Trees: bark problem on western sycamore, sycamore tree, loose bark
sycamore tree, loose bark, foliage: Sycamore tree tend to shed their bark as they get older so it sounds like the cracks are just the bark splitting as it grows and peels. This starts near the base of the tree. As long as the foliage is green and full there is nothing to worry about. The bark...

Trees: CUTTING BANANA TREES IN WINTER, peat moss, hardy banana
peat moss, hardy banana, banana trees: Cut the plants down to the ground and cover the area with a thick layer of mulch. Top off the mulch with a layer of strong plastic to provide insulation to keep the roots and soil around them as warm as possible. Mulch. Once the cold weather has well and...

Trees: honey locust thorn poison, knee cap, extreme pain
Trees: honey locust thorn poison, knee cap, extreme pain, black locust

Trees: Tree replacement, crabapple, redbud
Trees: Tree replacement, crabapple, redbud, suggestion

Trees: flowering almond, flowering almond, shrub
flowering almond, shrub, blooms: Prune the flowering almond immediately after it finishes blooming. Pruning will encourage more blooms in the next year. Flowering almond also suckers profusely. These should be removed if you re pruning the shrub for shape. In a naturalized setting, the suckers...

Trees: Hershey kiss gall, hershey kiss, gall insects
hershey kiss, gall insects, quercus lobata: Gall insects are difficult to control because usually controls are aimed at the adult insects. Timing would be a problem since the adults are not around long--usually just during egg laying. Spray insecticides are aimed at adults and would do little to control...

Trees: honey locust thorn poison, honey locust, robert nuss
honey locust, robert nuss, thorny plants: There is not really a poison in the thorn but being stuck by any number of thorns (rose. locust etc.)they all seem to cause a medical problem. More then likely the dirt and dust gets into the wound and causes infection. Or when it is pulled out a small bit...

Trees: Ideas to Reduce/Stop Magnolia Droppings, magnolia tree, condo community
magnolia tree, condo community, leaf drop: A magnolia is an evergreen or non-deciduous tree. All plants and I mean all plants drop leaves sometime. What is probably happening with your tree is that magnolias drop leaves in the spring early summer. The reason being is that as the tree grows the interior...

Trees: Locus thorns, honeylocust trees, robert nuss
honeylocust trees, robert nuss, blackberry bushes: There is not really a poison in the thorn but being stuck by any number of thorns (rose. locust etc.)they all seem to cause a medical problem. More then likely the dirt and dust gets into the wound and causes infection. Or when it is pulled out a small bit...

Trees: live oak - yellowing leaves, iron chelate, iron chlorosis
iron chelate, iron chlorosis, leaf veins: Yellow leaves and green veins are often the result of a common problem called iron chlorosis. This is the result of either an iron deficiency or iron unavailable for plant uptake. Iron plays an important role in producing chlorophyll, a green pigment...

Trees: Can a Maple handle a major cutting?, tornado damage, loose bark
tornado damage, loose bark, silver maple: I would just prune the damaged part of the tree and not cut it back from the top. If you cut the main top the tree will grow into more of a bush than a tree. Cut the broken limb back to the trunk and remove any loose bark from the break. It is hard to give...

Trees: monkey puzzle, monkey puzzle tree, attractive surface
monkey puzzle tree, attractive surface, growth rings: These are bacteria burls. Burl - an unusual growth on a tree that may be caused by a virus or bacteria, often resulting in a highly figured piece of wood. Not a real problem to the health of the tree. In fact they are sought after by wood working folks...

Trees: planting trees, organic mulch, west memphis ar
organic mulch, west memphis ar, bradford pear: In the spring as soon after the leave buds on the native hardwood trees start to swell or as they leaf out. When you do plant the tree make the hole twice the size of the root ball and as deep and fill with good top soil and mulch around the tree with not...

Trees: River Birch root system, bronze birch borer, birch root
bronze birch borer, birch root, paper canoe: You should be ok with staying 15 feet from the tree with the trench. You will damage some roots but the amount will not be enough to harm the tree. As long as you do not cut more than 25 percent of the roots you will not cause much damage to the tree. If you...

Trees: Root Structure Size - Italian Cypress trees, public utilities commission, certified arborist
public utilities commission, certified arborist, cypress trees: The roots will not be a problem unless there is a broken water or sewer pipe and then the root of any plant can and will enter the pipes. As far as underground wires there is no problem unless they will need to be replaced. They do have rather tight root systems...

Trees: Scrub Oak Trees, organic mulch, string trimmers
organic mulch, string trimmers, new leaves: The sprouts coming up in the yard can be cut as they come up anytime during the year. The tree itself IF needed should only be pruned after the leaves fall in the Fall and then only prune the dead or maybe lower limbs that are getting in the way. I would mulch...

Trees: Root bound, organic mulch, trunk diameter
organic mulch, trunk diameter, clay soil: It will not necessarily die soon but what happens a normal growth will add roots and then add foliage and if the root system can not supply the foliage the food it needs the foliage will start to die back and you will have dead branches. The tree may survive...

Trees: Survivability of Transplanted trees, soil ball, polyethylene sheeting
soil ball, polyethylene sheeting, organic mulch: Assuming the transplanting was done properly the survial rate shoul be as high a any planting. Correct method: Deciduous trees may be planted either in the spring or the fall. Deciduous plants may be moved in the spring as soon as the frost is out of the...

Trees: sides of trees-sugar maple? black, drought situation, volunteer tree
drought situation, volunteer tree, poor shape: My guess would be sooty bark disease. Sooty bark disease, caused by Cryptostroma species, can kill trees which are under stress due to drought. I could not find any controls except keeping the tree healthy and not getting the tree into a drought situation...

Trees: spanish moss in my pecan tree, ball moss, spanish moss
ball moss, spanish moss, copper sulphate: The following materials are licensed for control of Spanish moss and/or ball moss: TC Tribasic Copper Sulphate, Blue Shield, Basic Copper 53, Micro Flo Basic Copper 53, Micro Flo Copper 3 FL. The mixture will be printed on the container that you buy. It...

Trees: Tree replacement, perennial bedding plants, malus crabapple
perennial bedding plants, malus crabapple, crape myrtles: I would go with crept myrtle the red variety. Selections of crape myrtle (Lagerstroemia spp.) with true red flowers are now widely available, thanks to new and dramatic improvements in crape myrtle flower color. As with other colors of crape myrtle, red-flowered...

Trees: Tree root barrier, root barrier, plastic fabric
root barrier, plastic fabric, root control: Here is web link to one of these type. http://www.biobarrier.com/biobinfo.html This material is a thin plastic fabric containing small dots of hard plastic. These plastic dots are impregnated with an herbicide which will not kill the tree but will stop...

Trees: tree transplant, organic mulch, leaf buds
organic mulch, leaf buds, top soil: Since I do not know where the tree is located and the climate there I can not give a month that is best for your area. Generally the best time to transplant a tree is in the early spring after the last frost (somewhere just as the leaf buds are opening). Dig...

Trees: tri color beech, evergreen trees and shrubs, polyethylene sheeting
evergreen trees and shrubs, polyethylene sheeting, variegated foliage: Best grown in deep, rich, moist but well-drained soils in part shade. Plants do not perform well in the heat and humidity of the deep South. Variegated foliage may scorch in hot afternoon sun in the St. Louis area where sundappled conditions with some afternoon...

Trees: Willow Tree, willow trees, willow tree
willow trees, willow tree, tree cuttings: Select a healthy branch that measures about 1/2 to 1 inch in diameter, and approximately 10 to 15 inches long. Choose a location to plant your willow trees. They like plenty of water so near the pond would be great. Rooting your willow tree cuttings...

Trees: young trees outside, organic mulch, alabama cooperative extension
organic mulch, alabama cooperative extension, alabama cooperative extension service: The maple will be ok without any thing done --I would mulch around the tree with not more than 3 inches deep of organic mulch (pine straw is good) not piled up on the trunk. The orange is very sensitive to the cold (roots need to be above 55 degrees to do...

Trees: ash borer, merit insecticide, emerald ash borer
merit insecticide, emerald ash borer, insecticide products: Your ash tree will be ok. These insects can be prevented. Bayer Advanced Tree and Shrub Insect Control with its MERIT® insecticide is the first do-it-yourself no-spray consumer product to protect the tree against destructive insects from the inside out....

Trees: Bradford Pear Odor - North Central Texas, bradford pear, flowers and fruit
bradford pear, flowers and fruit, centipedes: I do not think the smell is from the Bradford roots. There are folks that use the wood of Bradford to make wooden items and they say the wood does not smell. The part of Bradford that smells is the flowers and fruit. Must be something else. I know in my old...

Trees: Cottonless Cottonwood trees, cottonless cottonwood trees, spring leaf
cottonless cottonwood trees, spring leaf, root system: IF all the bark has peeled off the trunk all the way around the circumference of the trunk then there is an excellent chance that the tree is dead. If you can reach a limb near the end of the branch scrape a small bit of bark off the twig and if the color...

Trees: Crepe Myrtles, crepe myrtles, fresno texas
crepe myrtles, fresno texas, crepe myrtle: The trunk and limbs of crepe myrtle look green due to the living cells under the bark called the cambium layer is a green color. The bark of the this tree is very thin in spots and the green color from the cells shows through. I am not sure you are seeing...

Trees: catalpa worms, catalpa worms, weather conditions
catalpa worms, weather conditions, caterpillars: A general rule is they will be present two to four weeks after the flowering has stopped. The moths hatch in May after leaf out and lay their eggs--eggs hatch in 10-14 days and the young caterpillar grows. They are small to begin with so a good time to look...

Trees: crypt myrtle, myrtles, main stem
myrtles, main stem, blooms: Crept myrtle should be pruned before they leave out around Feb. The amount to prune will depend on where the tree is planted. If the space is near the house and small then the tree may need to be pruned back close. BUT if the tree has room to grow I would...

Trees: cyprus, general sherman tree, cyprus trees
general sherman tree, cyprus trees, cypress trees: The Cupressaceae or cypress family is a conifer family with worldwide distribution. The family includes 27 to 30 genera (17 monotypic) with about 130-140 species. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cupressaceae Some of them live many many years. Cypress trees...

Trees: Dogwood, dogwood tree, certified arborist
dogwood tree, certified arborist, dead limbs: Any limb cut back to the trunk will not grow back. If a branch was shortened then it may grow longer over time. On dogwood all that is needed is to remove the dead limbs and any that maybe rubbing another limb. If the upper limbs are cut then you may be left...

Trees: dead tree, ornamental plum tree, soil mulch
ornamental plum tree, soil mulch, white grubs: The maggots are white grubs--the larvae form of a beetle. The grubs feed on roots mainly of grass but can feed on a trees small roots. They do not bore into the roots. They will not cause a tree to die. So any tree planted back the grubs will not be a concern....

Trees: eucalyptus tree, natural shape, ornamental trees
natural shape, ornamental trees, lateral branches: I do not recommend that you top this tree at all. It is only 1 1/2 old it will start growing out soon. Eucalyptus normally grow this way straight up first then out. Topping is defined as the severe cutting back of limbs to stubs or lateral branches too small...

Trees: Plum tree propagation
Trees: Plum tree propagation

Trees: trying to save a bradford pear tree, mom, photo
Trees: trying to save a bradford pear tree, mom, photo

Trees: Weeping mulberry tree, weeping mulberry, fruit tree
Trees: Weeping mulberry tree, weeping mulberry, fruit tree, fungi

Trees: feeding native trees in hillcountry ?, texas forest service, dripping springs texas
texas forest service, dripping springs texas, hillcountry: I assume you mean Dripping Springs, Texas?? If so I would contact the Texas Forest Service (state agency) and ask one of their Foresters to take a look and advice you on the ground. Their contact in the Austin area web link is http://txforestservice.tamu.edu/main/article.aspx?ctrl=3...

Trees: germinating walnuts, small quantities, cold treatment
small quantities, cold treatment, plant the seed: Walnut seeds require stratification (cold treatment) before they will germinate. Small quantities of nuts can be stratified in a plastic bag in a refrigerator at 34 to 41° Fahrenheit for 90 to 120 days. Do not put in boiling water this will kill the plant....

Trees: Heritage river birch trees, heritage river birch, river birch trees
heritage river birch, river birch trees, twig girdler: Check the branches and if they seem to be cut off clean then this is a twig girdler or twig pruner. This is an insect (beetle) that lays its eggs in the twig near the tip and cuts the twigs off letting it fall to the ground. The eggs hatch and the larvae grow...

Trees: Japanese Maple Damage, two puppies, tooth marks
two puppies, tooth marks, japanese maple: About all that can be done is cut only the broken branches off at the break. The places where the bark has been damaged will heal itself over time. Then wait until it leafs out and you can see if there maybe other branches that are dead. Of course keep the...

Trees: Liquid Amber leaves, liquid amber tree, cocoon
liquid amber tree, cocoon, liquid sevin: These sound like leaf rollers. They may cause some growth loss but will not kill the tree or cause die back. A liquid Sevin spray or Bt spray could be used but since most trees are too large to reach the foliage to cover all leaves it is normally not practicable....

Trees: lemon trees, lengthy periods, container plants
lengthy periods, container plants, citrus trees: If you are in an area that citrus trees grow I would plant it out doors but they can be planted in a pot and move if need be. Potted Citrus trees can make very attractive container plants for those homeowners who have the space and the access to natural...

Trees: lilac tree, adequate soil moisture, specimen plants
adequate soil moisture, specimen plants, lilac tree: The spring is the best time to plant these trees. Plant lilacs where they will receive at least six hours of sunlight each day. Shade greatly reduces flowering, causes plants to become leggy and increases powdery mildew problems. Dark-flowered lilacs seem...

Trees: liquid amber tree, sweet gum tree, liquid amber tree
sweet gum tree, liquid amber tree, sweetgum trees: Several chemical controls for sweetgum have been introduced recently. Florel Fruit Eliminator, which uses a traditional growth regulator employed in greenhouses, can be sprayed on flowers to prevent fruiting. However, there is a time window for treatment of...