Tree Research

A girdling root is a root that circles around at least one side of the main trunk.  You’ll usually see them at or slightly below the soil surface.  These roots

Why do leaves change color in the fall? A good start to answering this question is to look at each of the pigments involved.

Natural defense systems enable trees to ‘fight back’ when they’re under attack from pests or disease or facing stress from environmental conditions like drought. Even with these defense systems in

“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

New Beginnings

Here in the South, Mother Nature is busy showing off with spring in full swing. She is in high gear with blossoms and buds bursting and pollen beginning to take

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

We live in an age where computers increasingly play an ever-larger role in all facets of how we manage large amounts of information. Companies like Amazon and Apple use data

This past August I had the opportunity to attend the International Society of Arboriculture annual conference in Milwaukee, WI. This is one of the few times throughout the year where

Nature never disappoints if our eyes and hearts are open to taking it in. It’s an unusually mild morning for us in the South considering the fact that it is near

Please don’t misunderstand the title – guys rock too – but working in a field that is dominated by the male of the species, there are few times when I

Article 12 of 12 from Trees: Dispelling Myths & Misinformation, prepared by the arborists of the Southwest Division of Bartlett Tree Experts as a community education initiative. So, can what’s

Article 11 of 12 from Trees: Dispelling Myths & Misinformation, prepared by the arborists of the Southwest Division of Bartlett Tree Experts as a community education initiative. Asked by a

Article 10 of 12 from Trees: Dispelling Myths & Misinformation, prepared by the arborists of the Southwest Division of Bartlett Tree Experts as a community education initiative. Earlier, we mentioned

Article 9 of 12 from Trees: Dispelling Myths & Misinformation, prepared by the arborists of the Southwest Division of Bartlett Tree Experts as a community education initiative. Picture it: Your

Article 8 of 12 from Trees: Dispelling Myths & Misinformation, prepared by the arborists of the Southwest Division of Bartlett Tree Experts as a community education initiative. Visiting a new