Protecting Your Trees from Lightning Strikes

General Overview Though rare, lightning strikes are certainly a very real occurrence and strike trees actually more often than one would think. Trees, in fact, are struck by lightning far more than humans or most other objects. The reason is because of the water that...

How to Care for Your Trees During a Drought

General overview If you live in an environment in which the probability of a drought occurring is quite high, such as in certain parts of California, you may be wondering how to best care for your trees during one. Caring for your trees during a drought is not as hard...

The Best Way to Mulch Your Trees

General Overview If you haven’t had your trees mulched yet, you really should do so. The benefits of tree mulching done properly is that it ensures that the tree is better able to retain water, helps to regulate the temperature of the soil, fights off harmful...

When Should You Prune Your Trees?

General Overview Knowing when to prune your trees is extremely important if you want to make sure that they remain healthy and grow the way you want them to grow. While you can’t entirely shape a tree’s health or its growth pattern, properly pruning it can...

What to Do if Your Tree is Planted Too Deep

General Overview It’s a problem not often thought about, but in some circumstances, you may be dealing with the issue of having a tree that is planted too deep. Depending on how old the tree is, it may be an easily-fixable problem. Here’s an overview of...

The Best Ways to Care for a Newly-Planted Tree

General Overview Whether you personally planted a new tree or had a professional do it for you, it can be exciting to watch it grow and blossom as time passes. But, while it is exciting, not to mention also fulfilling, to see it develop, you need to make sure that you...

Is Your Tree Healthy?

General Overview Even if you think your trees on your property are perfectly healthy, it’s important to perform a health check of your trees from time to time, especially since the earlier that you spot any problems, the more likely they can be fixed. And best...

Why Only One Side of Your Tree Has Leaves

General Overview In the summer months, being surrounded by trees can be a great thing, as having some shade to sit or stand in can offer a welcome reprieve from the scorching sun. However, you may have noticed that some of your trees don’t have a full amount of...

Dealing With Leaf Disease On Your Trees

General Overview It’s something that is often ignored, but have you ever looked at the leaves on your trees and noticed that some of them have some odd spots on them? Spotted leaves are a very common occurrence and are never a good sign. It’s actually, in...
How to Best Prevent Storm Damage

How to Best Prevent Storm Damage

General Overview You’ve spent all this time making sure that your property looks beautiful. Your trees and your vegetation are all nicely in place and properly maintained. You’ve even recently painted the outside of your house and installed new lighting....