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Optimize Your Plant’s Potential!

Part 1: Fertilization If you would like to optimize the performance of your plant, optimize the soil in which the plant lives. Get the soil right and you’ll have a healthier, stronger tree.  It’s as simple as that! But how to do that can prove to be a bit of a challenge…

Biochar’s Effectiveness in Protecting Urban Trees

Scientists from Bartlett Tree Experts and The Morton Arboretum are researching the effects of biochar on the health of urban trees. The project has received assistance from the Chicago Bureau of Forestry and Department of Environment, and funding support from The TREE Fund. Biochar is created by the heating of plant waste at high temperatures …

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