Improper pruning practices can weaken even the healthiest trees. In especially tragic cases, improper pruning can lead to the tree's premature demise. Such is often the case whenever trees suffer a particularly horrible pruning practice called “topping."
The benefits trees provide are simply too numerous to catalog. In addition to providing humans with a number of basic needs – including relatively important things like oxygen and food – trees improve property values, reduce crime rates and ...
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 indicate that a tree is at increased risk of dropping branches or falling over completely.
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...
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 rain forest or the Great Barrier Reef all by yourself, you can make a little dent in the worldwide habitat problem, and it isn’t really hard to do, either.
Unfortunately, global hunger is a massive issue. These five tree species can help.
Arborists often have to fix the mistakes of amateurs before them. Here are the most common ways your trees may need to be fixed by a professional.
With everything going on, it makes sense to do all you can to give honeybees a helping hand. Providing your local honeybees with a ready food source makes their lives better and your landscaping a more welcoming place.
For all of the amazing benefits trees provide, strong winds can make them incredibly dangerous. Gusts and gales can send branches flying through the air, while particularly strong winds can uproot trees or snap trunks like twigs.
Here's what you should know about fast-growing pioneer species in your landscaping.