Boring Insects ("Borers") Quick Facts Far from being dull, these flying beetles get their name from parasitically boring into the living wood of host trees and siphoning out nutrients over time. Yuck? Totally! Keeping your trees happy, healthy, and well nurtured is the key to preventing [...]
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If you’re looking for a Certified Arborist to help care for your trees, you’ve already figured out that knowledge and experience provide the best care! We believe a relationship between you, your arborist, and your trees is the cornerstone of your property’s green health. Here are our insider tips for hiring the right ISA Certified [...]
Pacific Madrone Quick Facts Its majestic color and almost out-of-this-world beauty is a great focal point in the landscape for those who love doting on their ornamental trees. These are truly best as prize trees in areas with regular care and attention - [...]
Well-established trees are often a low-maintenance joy, offering shady afternoons and decades of beauty. Caring for your mature and established trees will give them a future of health and longevity; a little care goes a long way! Here are our six go-to tips for giving your shady friends the best care: Regularly water your trees [...]
Aphids Quick Facts These common little pests are usually an easy spot from the excess of sticky sap they leave in their wake. This is their waste and is called 'honeydew.' Yup - it gets all over cars (sometimes causing paint and varnish damage), sidewalks, play [...]
What Are Your Arborists Reading? 9 Books on Trees to Branch Out Your Bookshelf! The Tree Book, Dirr & Warren The Tree Book is an anthology of the best plants and trees for North American plantings, complete with glossy full color pages. It reads easily, and is a great reference book. https://store.capitalbooksonk.com/item/dFQpyLS1Od302pV3nDWo_w Songs of Trees [...]
Liriodendron "Tulip Tree" Quick Facts These trees have a mystical quality, and with their showy, complex, and oversize flowers, they often make great additions to fairy gardens! Watering Liriodendron trees have high water needs, which [...]
Thuja - Eastern Arborvitae Quick Facts Thujas are a popular pick with speciality gardens. They can add a pop of artsy shape as topiary, stand-alone tree, or act as a great privacy or spacing screen in a grouping. Watering [...]
Myth 1 - We Love Removing Trees Nope! While we remove trees that are a hazard, dead, or dying, we’d prefer to see your trees healthy and thriving, and will never suggest you remove a tree unnecessarily. Our plant health care team can mitigate disease, nutritional issues, and tree pests, and our qualified arborists can [...]
Enhance root and foliage growth Encouraging healthy growth is what brings us strong, luscious trees! Healthy trees have both a strong root system supporting it, and happy branches and leaves. Bio Stimulants encourage growth by amending the soil with the nutrients trees need to grow from the ground up! Improve soil texture and structure Tough [...]