Tag: trees

Free Program Helps Homeowners Remove Fire Hazard Trees

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MALIBU—The city of Malibu’s Fire Hazard Tree Removal Program kicked off on November 9. The new grant funded program is part of the city’s...

ISA Certified Arborists Know Trees

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UNITED STATES—Arborists are horticulturists. They just happen to be more specialized than most. Many or most other horticulturists work with flora that they engage...

Sunlight Is Becoming A Commodity

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UNITED STATES—Shade trees no longer get the appreciations that they deserve. Only half a century ago, they were important components of suburban landscapes. Big...

Limb Failure Of Spontaneous Nature

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UNITED STATES—Winter storms sometimes break limbs or topple trees. Such damage is no surprise during winter because that is when almost all windy weather...

Athens’s Recycling In West Hollywood

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WEST HOLLYWOOD—The city of West Hollywood is providing additional information about their end-of-year trash and recycling plans and procedures. The city’s solid waste hauler,...

Tree Surgeons Evolved Into Arborists

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UNITED STATES—Arborists are very specialized horticulturists. They prefer to work with trees. Of course that is not as simple as it sounds. Some are...

Shade Trees Are Adapting To Urbanism

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UNITED STATES—Modern urban home gardens are shadier and more confined than older suburban home gardens originally were. Modern homes are both taller and closer...

Multi Trunk Trees Seem So Natural

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UNITED STATES—For several years in the late 1960 and early 1970s, European white birch were trendy. Most lived in ubiquitous groups of three. Where...

Arborists Maintain The Biggest Trees

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UNITED STATES—The trees know what time of year it is. Even evergreen trees have shed some of their older foliage through late summer. Deciduous...

Annual Tree Pruning In West Hollywood

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WEST HOLLYWOOD—The city of West Hollywood will commence its annual tree pruning on Monday, September 9. The city of West Hollywood indicated on its...

Arborists Are Modern Tree Surgeons

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UNITED STATES—The terminology has certainly changed over the years. Not many of us remember what tree surgeons were, or that there were actually a...

Vines For Better Or Worse

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UNITED STATES—Vines in the wild are downright exploitative. They do not support their own weight, so instead climb or sprawl over shrubbery and trees....

Spontaneous Limb Failure Is Real

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UNITED STATES—It sounds like science fiction, but it is not. Every spring and during particular summer weather, limbs can fall from trees without warning,...

Mighty Oaks From Little Acorns

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UNITED STATES—Oak, which might seem to be obvious to many of us, was identified by the Arbor Day Foundation as the People's Choice for...

Secret Lives Of Christmas Trees

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UNITED STATES—People really stress out over Christmas trees. Some do not want a cut Christmas tree because it involves killing the tree. Some do...

Arborists Are Very Specialized Horticulturists

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UNITED STATES—The first storm of the year has a way of reminding us if our trees need attention. Whether they need to be worked...

Annual Tree Pruning Begins

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WEST HOLLYWOOD—The city of West Hollywood started its annual program of tree pruning on Monday, September 10, which will continue through February 2019. According...

Overgrown Shrubbery Becomes Small Trees

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UNITED STATES—Those of us with 'maintenance gardeners' are likely aware of how rare it is to find someone who knows how to maintain hedges...

Pruning Maples Before Sugaring Season

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UNITED STATES—Most of us Californians are probably wondering what that means. Sugaring season is more familiar to horticultural enthusiasts in New England, Canada, and...

Arborists Are Physicians For Trees

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UNITED STATES—Before the storms of winter get here, it might be a good time to make arrangements to get some help for big trees...
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