Tree Roots: Buried Root Systems Recovery Plan

Here in Santa Barbara we understand that the ground is far from sedentary. Whether it’s construction of new homes or mud sliding from recent storms, we are in a constant battle to save our trees from the dangers of moving soil. Everyone understands that a tree cannot survive without roots, but few people understand how our actions can damage those roots.

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Posted in Bartlett Tree Experts, Tree Advice, Tree Preservation, Tree Safety

Blackbird State Forest Tree Planting

Come on out with your family and friends to help your community and the Earth by volunteering to plant trees! Assist Caroline Dowd with her Girl Scout Gold Award Project, in cooperation with the Delaware Forest Service by taking part in this monumental oak seedling planting along the Cypress Branch.

March 1th and 18th from 8:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
Blackbird State Forest Straughn Tract:
2076 Harvey Straughn Rd. Townsend, DE 19734

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People of all ages are welcome! Please wear closed toed shoes and bring your own work gloves. Shovels will be provided but feel free to bring your own!

Posted in Events, Volunteering

Armillaria: Common Killer of Trees and Shrubs

One of the most under-diagnosed causes of tree failure are root rot pathogens. Here in southern California we have a few rots that plague our trees and I want to talk about one of them in particular. Armillaria Root Rot is the name of the disorder caused by the fungal pathogen Armillaria. This disease presents itself in a few different ways and it’s important to consult an arborist who understands what to look for before a diagnosis is made.

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Posted in Bartlett Tree Experts, Pests and Diseases, Tree Advice, Tree Safety

Winter Wash of Trees

If your trees or shrubs suffered badly from insect attack this year (e.g., aphid, scale, red spider mite, etc.), then there is an extremely high probability that they will be back next year in far greater numbers.

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Posted in Pests and Diseases

Arbor Day and Earth Day 2017

Trees are important for so many reasons. They make our communities more beautiful and livable. We want to share our love of trees with others. Encouraging people to plant and care for trees is just part of the picture.

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Posted in Volunteering

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