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    Arborist Advice: Why Should You Prune Your Trees During the Dormant Season?

    By Arbor Day Foundation | March 1, 2017

    Guest Post by John Lang at Friendly Tree. The snow may still be falling, but your trees need care during every season. Pruning during the dormant season when buds have yet to open and trees are in hibernation, provides numerous benefits. “Applying proper pruning techniques at the correct time of year is an essential component of maintaining urban forests,” says Keith Wood, community forestry program manager for the Colorado State Forest Service. “By being proactive and pruning trees during the late…

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    Fall Shipping Started, are you Ready?

    Fall shipping kicked off this week, which means your Arbor Day Foundation trees will be arriving soon, how exciting! A common question we are often asked is why do our trees ship so late?…

    By Sheereen Othman | November 4, 2016
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    8 Tree Myths Dispelled

    There are many myths in the world of trees, and it’s not until new research is uncovered that we realize our perspectives of trees are all wrong. Here are 8 common tree myths that…

    By Sheereen Othman | October 7, 2016
  • Ask An Arborist Tree Care

    Ask an Arborist: Why do we Mulch?

    Ask an Arborist is a video series that gives viewers insider knowledge on all things trees. Each month our arborists answer your questions. This month’s question: Why do we Mulch? Tweet us your tree…

    By Emily Allgood | September 30, 2016
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    5 Signs Your Tree has ALB

    Today marks the first day of Tree Check Month—the annual campaign to check for signs of Asian Longhorned Beetle (ALB). ALB is an invasive insect that feeds on certain hardwood trees, eventually killing them.…

    By Sheereen Othman | August 1, 2016
  • Do it Yourself Tree Care

    Summer Watering For Trees

    One of the most frequent questions people have during the warm summer months is, “How should I be watering my trees?” While every tree is going to have specific considerations (e.g. species, location, soil…

    By Coe Roberts | July 8, 2016
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    Spring Shipping Starts Today

    Welcome to the first day of spring! Sure, the calendar will disagree, your local weatherman may put up a fuss, and the frost on your windshield might tell a different story. Yet, we can’t…

    By Michael J. | February 29, 2016