Tag: trees

Tree Surgeons Evolved Into Arborists

UNITED STATES—Arborists are very specialized horticulturists. They prefer to work with trees. Of course that is not as simple as it sounds. Some are...

Shade Trees Adapt To Urbanism

UNITED STATES—Modern urban home gardens are shadier and more confined than older suburban home gardens originally were. Modern homes are both taller and closer...

Yardwork Mayhem

UNITED STATES─Memorial Day has come and gone, and some would say that summer is officially here, well not quite, but I always say when...

Multi Trunk Trees Seem Natural

UNITED STATES—For several years in the late 1960 and early 1970s, European white birch were trendy. Most lived in ubiquitous groups of three. Where...

Arborists Maintain The Big Trees

UNITED STATES—The trees know what time of year it is. Even evergreen trees have shed some of their older foliage through late summer. Deciduous...

Arborists Are Modern Tree Surgeons

UNITED STATES—The terminology has certainly changed over the years. Not many of us remember what tree surgeons were, or that there were actually a...

Money Does Not Grow On Trees

UNITED STATES—It’s a firm belief that as soon as you get it disappears into thin air. You might have an idea what I’m referring...

Vines For Better Or Worse

UNITED STATES—Vines in the wild are downright exploitative. They do not support their own weight, so instead climb or sprawl over shrubbery and trees....

Spontaneous Limb Failure Is Real

UNITED STATES—It sounds like science fiction, but it is not. Every spring and during particular summer weather, limbs can fall from trees without warning,...

Mighty Oaks From Little Acorns

UNITED STATES—Oak, which might seem to be obvious to many of us, was identified by the Arbor Day Foundation as the People's Choice for...
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