Trees Silently Communicate Below the Surface

Until working closely with trees, one might assume that a tree’s root system only draws moisture and nutrients for that tree. Another popular assumption is that root systems compete for space, water, and nutrients. While some of that is partly true, trees are – in fact – communicating with each other, helping each other and […]

Saving a Tree Struck by Lightning

For some of you, the title of this article may seem far-fetched, but there are cases when a tree can remain and heal after lightning hits it. Rain and lightning storms occur frequently, and often trees are struck. Outlined below, we are going to detail what happens to the tree and the methods to sustain […]

Climbing Vines are Tree Killers

All vines will cause structural damage as they grow on trees. Vines literally glue themselves to the bark of a tree as they climb, that increased weight can potentially break branches. The vines capture more wind, snow and ice than what the tree is used to and capable of supporting, leading to a potential toppling […]

The Difference Between Deciduous and Evergreen Trees

Depending on your landscape, you will most likely want to see a mixture of both deciduous and evergreen trees and shrubs. Each displays starkly different characteristics and the care for them differs as well. If you are asking “What’s the difference?” you are not alone. In this article, we will clearly define the two and […]

Managing Plant and Tree Aphid Infestation

The aphid is a dangerous plant pest. It can harm a plant slowly, and if the necessary curative measures are not taken, it can spread and start affecting other nearby plants and trees. They have the ability to drain the sap and destroy the flowers and stems of a plant. As aphids feed on plants, […]

Tree Pest Prevention and Treatment Tips

When things are natural and balanced, the process of nutrient recycling, decomposition, and plant recycling is helped with the use of bacteria, microorganisms and insects. When it comes to your yard, these microorganism and insects manage to coexist to build the perfect well-balanced habitat. This natural balance can’t be replicated by any man-made means and […]