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  • Tree Care

    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
  • Tree Care Tree of the Week

    Lacebark Elm: The Underdog

    Considered a handsome and very durable tree, the Lacebark Elm is attractive as a street tree because of its ability to grow in adverse conditions and its relative freedom from the diseases that have…

    By Sheereen Othman | November 11, 2015
  • Tree Care Tree of the Week

    Green Ash Trees: Food for Borers

    (Fraxinus Pennslyvania) Green Ash trees are popular because of their durability and tolerance to a wide range of climates (growing anywhere in hardiness zones 2-9). They are great shade trees growing up to 60…

    By Sheereen Othman | October 7, 2015
  • Tree Care Tree Planting

    Tree Care Tips for Fall Planting

    There’s something festive about the changing of leaves and cinnamon spice that loom the air. The cooler weather is perfect for fall planting because the trees are better able to retain moisture. Despite the…

    By Sheereen Othman | October 2, 2015
  • Tree Care Tree Planting

    Lodi Apple: The Apple to Your Sauce

    (Malus x domestica) The lodi apple —a hybrid of the yellow transparent and montomgery apple —is a popular choice used in baking pies and making applesauce for their ability to cook down quickly. These yellowish-green…

    By Sheereen Othman | September 23, 2015