Environmental Issues

Blog Archives

Information related to tree care and the environment.

Healthy Trees from the Ground Up

trees in a landscape

Everyone looks up when observing trees. However, you’ll often find arborists looking down! That’s because when it comes to assessing tree health, one of the most critical factors is a healthy root system. Focusing solely on noticeable issues in the

Posted in Environmental Issues, Tree Advice

Mulch Volcanoes Hurt Trees

applying mulch

Mulching the ground beneath your trees and shrubs is one of the best practices for keeping trees healthy. However, you need to mulch properly for it to truly be beneficial. Never pile mulch against the tree or cover the tree’s

Posted in Environmental Issues

Helping Trees Recover from Winter Weather and Injuries

After winter, it’s important to help trees and shrubs recover from the stress of harsh weather and any injuries. This is particularly true since plants under stress are more susceptible to several insects and diseases. There are a number of

Posted in Environmental Issues, Tree Advice

Brood X Cicadas and Your Trees and Shrubs

Brood X is on its way. This is one of the largest broods of periodical cicadas, and the insects will soon be seen in a number of states including Delaware, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Maryland, Michigan, North Carolina, New Jersey,

Posted in Environmental Issues, Pests and Diseases

Cold Temperatures and Woody Plants

After the cold weather of winter some plant-lovers are worrying about the health of their shrubs and trees. Plants in their native range that typically experience harsh winter conditions should be just fine if they are healthy otherwise. All plant

Posted in Environmental Issues
Bartlett Tree Experts logo

Being a leader in the tree care industry means continually focusing on learning and innovation. Bartlett’s Tree Topics blog follows in that tradition by offering a place to receive advice on trees, tree pests, tree preservation, and more.

Facebook LogoTwitter Logo
bartlett arborist consultation with customerMake an appointment with your local Arborist Representative to discover why Bartlett is the leader in professional tree care.