Tag: arboriculture

Know How To Procure Firewood

UNITED STATES—Fireplaces and wood stoves simply are not as common as they were only a few decades ago. Because of modern building codes, most...

Prune Fruit Trees While Dormant

After centuries of breeding for abundant production of unnaturally large fruit, deciduous fruit trees have become dependent on specialized pruning while they are dormant...

Not So Merry Christmas Trees

UNITED STATES—By now most people have already acquired their Christmas trees. Some are live trees in containers. Some are artificial. Most are cut firs,...

Trees Need Professional Help Too

UNITED STATES—There are an immeasurable variety amongst trees. Evergreen trees retain their foliage through the seasons. Deciduous trees defoliate in autumn, and regenerate new foliage in...

Taking It To The Streets

UNITED STATES—No matter how unique the individual gardens are, conforming street trees really unify a neighborhood. Streets of tract homes are typically planted with...

The Stakes Could Be High

UNITED STATES—The irony of landscaping and gardening to bring nature closer to the home is that it is so very unnatural. Plant specie are...

Palms Need Proper Planning Too

California has no more native palms than Oklahoma has with the diminutive dwarf palmetto. The stately California fan palm, which is also known as...

Utility Cables Need Space

Since I did not make the drive up or down the coast very often, the rare silvery-gray Bismarck palm that I could see slowly...

Only arborists specialize in trees.

Just as most problems in landscapes are caused by maintenance gardeners hired to maintain the landscapes, many of the problems with trees are caused...