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Reasons for Tree/Branch Failure

Reasons for Tree/Branch Failure

Reasons for Tree/Branch Failure We hope that this in depth guide will help you understand exactly what you need to consider to protect yourself in the event that there is tree or branch failure. We also would like to provide you with 6 ways to protect yourself in case...
Why Prune a Tree?

Why Prune a Tree?

Why Prune a Tree? A question I have been asked is “If trees don’t get pruned in the forest, then why do we do it in the city?”.  So why prune a tree? That is a great question but it starts with an inaccurate premise. Trees in the forest do get pruned yet instead of a...
Tree of the Week – Ginkgo Biloba

Tree of the Week – Ginkgo Biloba

Ginkgo Biloba While it is not near as common as some of the other trees explored in this series, the Ginkgo Biloba’s striking characteristics ensure that this tree won’t go unrecognized in the urban treescape. Ginkgos are some of the oldest trees ever...
Tree of the Week – Honey Locust (Gleditsia triacanthos)

Tree of the Week – Honey Locust (Gleditsia triacanthos)

Honey Locust (Gleditsia triacanthos) The thorns on a native Honey Locust make the thorns on a rose bush look like peach fuzz. But thankfully, while every rose has its thorns, this is not so with Honey Locusts. Most Honey Locusts that you will find have been cultivated...
Learning Lessons from Emerald Ash Borer (EAB)

Learning Lessons from Emerald Ash Borer (EAB)

Learning Lessons from Emerald Ash Borer (EAB) Perhaps the greatest lesson we can learn from EAB is that it indiscriminately attacked all ash trees irregardless of which species it was. White Ash, Blue Ash, Green Ash, Pumpkin Ash, Black Ash, etc. are all different...