Tag: trees

Streets Might Benefit From Shady Street Trees

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UNITED STATES—Shade has become less of a priority for modern urban gardens than it still is for older and more spacious suburban gardens. Significantly...

Sudden Limb Failure Jeopardizes Safety

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UNITED STATES—Windy weather sometimes breaks limbs from trees or blows entire trees over. Evergreen trees are innately more susceptible to such damage than deciduous...

Palms Are Very Distinctive Among Trees

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UNITED STATES—Palms seem to exemplify the culture of California. However, only the California fan palm, which is also the desert fan palm, is native....

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...
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