Tree Identification

Teaching Children About Trees

Many parents seek to educate their children about the natural world and our place in it. While one could argue that virtually any aspect of the natural world – from beetles to mushrooms to plankton – can serve as a good starting point, we are...

The Arborist Now Expert Tree Quiz

Recently, we posted a quiz designed to test the tree knowledge of the general public, but, today, we wanted to share a similar quiz. However, we made this quiz for tree-care professionals (who should have aced Monday’s quiz). Scroll down to...

Tree Shapes: Pyramids, Lollipops and Vases

Different tree species have different characteristic features. The leaves of a maple tree ( Acer spp.), for example, differ from those of a sycamores ( Platanus spp.); just as the bark of pine trees ( Pinus spp.) differs from that of...