Tag: trees

Arborists Really Know Their Trees

UNITED STATES—It is no surprise that there are many different types of physicians within the medical industries. Pediatricians, surgeons, cardiologists, dermatologists, and all sorts...

Living Christmas Trees Grow Up

UNITED STATES—All around town, there are Italian stone pines, Canary Island pines, Monterey pines and Aleppo pines that are much too big for the...

Straight And Narrow For Trees

UNITED STATES—In the wild, trees do just fine without any help from anyone else. They certainly are not stupid. Their roots disperse for adequate...

Watering Trees Is Still Important

UNITED STATES—All the optimistic predictions of a rainy winter do not help with the drought yet. Nice warm weather only makes the garden even...

Streets Are Cooler With Shade

UNITED STATES—There really is no such thing as a perfect tree. Some are not quite as messy as others. Some have better structural integrity...

Eucalypti Are Innately Drought Tolerant

UNITED STATES—Drought is nothing new here. There could be plenty of rain next winter and for years afterward; but eventually, there will be another...

Evergreen Trees Have Their Place

UNITED STATES—Deciduous trees that were bare all winter are now foliating and making shade. They sure will be appreciated when the weather gets warmer...

Deciduous Fruit Trees Need Pruning

UNITED STATES—Deciduous fruit trees have no business in a low maintenance landscape. They need as much specialized pruning while dormant in winter as roses...

Pollarding Is Extreme Tree Pruning

UNITED STATES—Most arborists insist that pollarding is horticulturally incorrect. However, most of us who have pollard trees in our home gardens are not arborists....

Dispel Cut Christmas Tree Guilt

UNITED STATES—Christmas trees are like vegetables. Really, they are like big vegetables that do not get eaten. They are grown on farms, and then...

Arborists Specialize In Tree Horticulture

UNITED STATES—Why is it so difficult to believe that there are so many different kinds of horticultural professionals? No one is ever surprised that...

Keep Vegetation Clear From Chimneys

UNITED STATES—Fireplaces simply are not what they used to be. Building regulations in many municipalities do not allow for the construction of new fireplaces,...
Need help? Click here.