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Seven Signs of Hazardous Trees


Healthy trees are beautiful, ecologically important components of local habitats, but unhealthy trees represent a significant safety hazard. While it is impossible to determine exactly when or if a given tree will fail, several clues can...

Water Well, But Water Efficiently


Water is the common prerequisite for all earthly life, and trees are no exception. While trees do a pretty good job of taking care of themselves, it is sometimes necessary to provide them with supplemental water. This is especially true of...

Always Hang Birdhouses in Tree-Friendly Ways


Were you to peruse a list of the world’s endangered animals, you’d find that habitat destruction is one of (if not the) most important causes leading to their collective plight. While you can’t do much to protect the Amazon Rainforest or the...

Five Species Helping to Ease Global Hunger


Unfortunately, many people around the world – particularly those in the developing portions of Africa and South Asia – face hunger on a daily basis. Politics, socio-economic factors, war and other human-caused challenges all contribute to the...

The Two Basic Ways Amateur Tree-Pruners Ruin Trees


All too often, arborists are tasked with rectifying mistakes made by amateur tree pruners. 

Sometimes, the problems are relatively minor, and require only minor corrective pruning, but other problems are more serious and require multiple...

Don’t Try to Tame Fast-Growing Pioneers


One of the most common problems that arborists confront is poor tree placement. It’s particularly frustrating because this often means that we become the bearers of bad news.

There’s just not a whole lot that can be done to make life...