Our team members at Arborist Now have always been passionate about seeing thriving trees in the streets of San Francisco. We’re convinced that bringing tree life into the city also improves human lives! And we believe that maintaining these trees is an important way of serving our city. By taking care of our trees, we take care of each other!
Many landscape plants incur winter damage. Dead branches and twigs found in the spring are often the result of ice and snow damage during the winter. Often the rapid drop in temperature during a mid-winter thaw causes bark splitting and frost or freeze results in plant injury.
Late winter is also the ideal time to prune most roses. Usually, it is safe to prune roses in January or February, but the ideal timing really depends on the type of roses and your hardiness zone.
Who does not love the poinsettia? After the holidays, do we keep the plant or toss it? After all, they will be available next year, like the colorful mums brightening gardens and nurseries every fall. Caring for poinsettia plants after Christmas is possible but they will require attention.
Did you know there are over 100 species of pine? These vary greatly in hardness, density, and usability. Though pine is generally softer than hardwood, many pine species compare to hardwoods in terms of strength.
The combination of cold air, lower temperatures and shorter days can make it difficult for plants to thrive. Are you curious about how to help your indoor plants stay alive this fall and winter? Homescape Now is here to help.
Winter is a stressful time even in species native to colder regions in North America. But there are things to minimize the damage caused by winter stress.
The Douglas fir grows to be very sizeable and yields a large amount of usable lumber and veneer for plywood. It is an incredibly valuable commercial timber, widely used in construction and building purposes. It is among the hardest and heaviest softwoods.