Our arborist advice section is the most extensive expert collection of tree, lawn and landscape care tips and educational resources that you will find anywhere.
Follow this summer checklist to keep your trees and landscape healthy by identifying potential issues.
Without proper maintenance, your lawn can get out of control, leading to a mess of other problems. Learn how to keep your lawn looking its best thatch-free.
One pruning technique, called “subordination pruning,” involves selectively shortening, or subordinating, selected leaders and branches to encourage the growth of others. By doing this, we attempt to duplicate the way trees grow in the forest.
As spraying large trees has become more difficult and controversial, new treatment methods have been investigated.
Scale insects are small, highly modified animals that have little resemblance to most insects. Because of their small size and often cryptic appearance, large numbers may be present without being noticed.
Scab and rust diseases are caused by fungi that invade crabapple, apple, hawthorn, common pear, and other ornamental plants in the rose family.
Less is more when mulching your trees. If you cover your tree’s root collar with a mound of mulch and soil, you’ll bury the chances of enjoying a long-lived tree. Although time-consuming, root collar excavation is worth the labor to save your trees.
Oak Wilt is a serious disease of oak trees. red oaks are much more susceptible than white and bur oaks.
Proper measures must be taken to preserve the natural surrounding areas of any construction site. The development of a tree protection area is critical for newly developed areas for many reasons.
Planting trees at improper soil depths can have numerous, long-term side effects that are challenging to correct. Prevent them by understanding how tree roots function and planting at the proper depth.