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Mistletoe – Festive Décor or Problematic Parasite?

Druids believed it had the power to protect loved ones from evil. Ancient Greeks used it is a medicinal cure for a myriad of disorders. And, even today, this plant is one of great tradition and symbolism. In fact, if

Posted in Environmental Issues, Tree Advice

Deicing Salts and Trees Don’t Mix

When winter is in full force, salt deicers remove ice on walkways, driveways and roads for safety. It’s important to know, however, that these salt deicing products can damage trees and shrubs. Sodium chloride (rock salt) is one of the

Posted in Environmental Issues, Tree Advice, Uncategorized

Evergreens and Winter Injury

Winds are fierce. Storms can break branches. But winter weather may bring other tree and shrub issues. Cold weather and fluctuating temperatures often result in damage called winter injury or winter burn.

Posted in Environmental Issues, Tree Advice

Quick Tips for Checking the Health of Your Trees

It’s always good to take a walk around your property and notice what’s happening with your trees and shrubs. You may spot something not quite right that could signify an underlying issue with the health of your landscape plants. If

Posted in Tree Advice

Preparing Young Trees for the Future

Did you know that many structural defects that occur in older trees are preventable? Pruning trees when they are young helps ensure a strong and more structurally stable form as the tree grows. We call this practice structural pruning. It

Posted in Tree Advice, Tree Pruning
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