Tree Advice

Extreme weather events happen in nearly every geography, leaving a lasting impact on the trees and shrubs in a landscape. Once the rain or wind has stopped, the snow has

Drought Resistant Trees

Lack of water is the most common plant stress encountered in urban and suburban landscapes. In areas with persistent drought conditions, or those with a true dry season, selecting drought

Autumn is a key time to prepare trees for the upcoming winter and following spring. It is important to reach out to a professional arborist at this time to tend

The trees in your landscape will continue to grow and change whether there’s money to care for them or not. Consider that preventing tree problems is nearly always going to

Would you be surprised to learn that soil conditions in urban environments are inhospitable to trees? That’s right. An urban growing environment is vastly different than the ideal conditions found

Many homeowners use herbicides, commonly known as weed killers, to battle persistent plants like ragwort, pigweed, crabgrass, dandelion, purslane, clover, poison ivy, and others. Of the wide variety of herbicide

Most tree pests leave visible signs of their presence – if you know what to look for. Sometimes it’s easy to dismiss these observable symptoms. After all, it’s just a

“It is a capital mistake to before one has data” Sir Arthur Conan Doyle An unusual package has just arrived. Filled with plant material, the package is unboxed and the

Unusual is one of the best way to describe galls on trees. These abnormal plant growths are found on leaves, twigs, and branches. They range in size from tiny lumps

The ultimate deciding factor when most people choose a tree care service is the cost for doing the work. Everyone wants the best deal, and usually will get several quotes

Winter is a popular time to prune trees. Most leaves have fallen and the tree structure is clearly visible. With a direct sightline to the tree’s interior growth habits, it

University of Chicago’s Campus Environment team knew it was time to move beyond a limited-use, printed tree inventory to an online version that could facilitate management of the university’s urban

Many commercial properties maintain no tree care budget. Unexpected costs quickly mount when an issue emerges and money must be scraped together to pay for last-minute treatments or an emergency

Earlier this year, it was predicted that about a million drones would be sold over the holiday season. If you were one of the lucky ones to be gifted a

Ideally, mulch should be applied beneath the entire canopy, but smaller mulched areas are acceptable. Depth should not exceed four inches, and two inches is adequate on shallow rooted shrubs