Preventative Maintenance Pruning

Skilled arborist repairing a tree

Regular maintenance can help avoid major damage in severe storms. We have all seen the damage severe weather can do to our trees. When trees are overloaded by wind or ice, catastrophic damage can occur. When this happens many trees can be restored with proper pruning but some will be mortally wounded and need to be removed.  Regular preventative pruning can … Read More

Life of an Urban Tree (Part 1): Soil – The Root of Tree Health

Soil: The root of tree health

Trees are an important part of our urban landscape and most people can name a couple of ways trees benefit us and our urban environment. Soil, however, is a much less appreciated resource that is vital to our health and that of our urban forests. Soil is such an important factor in our lives and the environment that the United Nations … Read More