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 […]

Why Some Trees Topple In Storms While Others Don’t

Whether being from wind, snow, ice, either individually or in combination, blowdown (otherwise known as ‘windthrow’ and ‘windsnap’ being the breakage of the trunk instead of uprooting) is a real threat from trees that you may believe to be safe. Having your local tree professional survey the trees on your property is always a good […]

How to Identify Tree Fungus and Prevent a Disaster

Nearly every tree species is susceptible to some form of fungus infection. Fungus usually likes to live on dead or decaying trees and shrubs. However, it will infect living trees and contribute to the rapid death of the tree. By the time you can physically see any fungus on the outside of the tree it […]