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Find a collection of Tree Safety posts on the Tree Topics Blog.

Landscaping Tips for Fire Safety 

Nothing can completely guarantee safety from fires.  However, some simple strategies in the landscape can help protect homes and leave them more defensible against encroaching fires. Thinking ‘lean, clean, and green’ improves defensible spaces. Plan landscapes to minimize flammable vegetation

Posted in Bartlett Tree Experts, Environmental Issues, Tree Preservation, Tree Safety

What Happens When a Storm Hits

Storms can wreak havoc in a community and while utility companies work to clear trees from power lines, there is another group actively assisting in storm cleanup of trees that have been damaged on (or caused damage to) residential and

Posted in Tree Advice, Tree Safety

What Causes Girdling Roots?

Incorrect planting can lead to the production of girdling roots below the soil grade. Girdling roots are lateral roots that emerge at or slightly below the soil surface and cut into at least one side of the main trunk. A

Posted in Tree Advice, Tree Research, Tree Safety

Tree Roots: Buried Root Systems Recovery Plan

mudslide santa barbara 150x150 - Tree Roots: Buried Root Systems Recovery Plan

Here in Santa Barbara we understand that the ground is far from sedentary. Whether it’s construction of new homes or mud sliding from recent storms, we are in a constant battle to save our trees from the dangers of moving

Posted in Bartlett Tree Experts, Tree Advice, Tree Preservation, Tree Safety

Armillaria: Common Killer of Trees and Shrubs

One of the most under-diagnosed causes of tree failure are root rot pathogens. Here in southern California we have a few rots that plague our trees and I want to talk about one of them in particular. Armillaria Root Rot

Posted in Bartlett Tree Experts, Pests and Diseases, Tree Advice, Tree Safety
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