Tree Resource

Blog

How Do You Prune Fruit Trees?

On May 5, 2024, Posted by , In Uncategorized, With Comments Off on How Do You Prune Fruit Trees?

How do you prune a fruit tree? In most cases, the goal for residential fruit trees is twofold – optimize fruit production and make it look good. The most common pruning mistake with fruit trees is removing all upright shoots leaving many trees in a mushroom-like shape. During this process,…

Adopt a Tree Walk and Talk at Lakewold Gardens

On February 29, 2024, Posted by , In Uncategorized, With Comments Off on Adopt a Tree Walk and Talk at Lakewold Gardens

It was a clear summer day on June 25th, 2023 when we enjoyed a stroll through the beautifully landscaped grounds of Lakewold Gardens. A small group of visitors joined us as we walked and talked about some of the private garden’s iconic trees.

Hiring a Tree Service – Workers Comp

On October 23, 2016, Posted by , In Uncategorized, With Comments Off on Hiring a Tree Service – Workers Comp

How can you know if the Tree Service you are hiring is legit? Here in Washington State it is relatively easy to find out about a company through the state’s Labor and Industries website. www.lni.wa.gov At the state’s website you can follow the links through the lookup a contractor section…

A Case Study in Conservation Arboriculture.

On October 23, 2016, Posted by , In Uncategorized, With Comments Off on A Case Study in Conservation Arboriculture.

This post highlights a greater need for eduction in terms of care of large trees. We use the term “conservation” to convey the thought of preserving valuable resources. In this case, the resource is a large cottonwood tree. The Poplar genus is often regarded as a weed tree in the…

Another One Bites the Dust or “Stop Cutting Down Nice Trees!”

On May 23, 2015, Posted by , In Uncategorized, With Comments Off on Another One Bites the Dust or “Stop Cutting Down Nice Trees!”

One of the things that gets my blood boiling, (or my sap flowing, to speak as a tree), is when I hear about trees that have been declared “rotten” by someone who does not know what they are talking about. Even worse is when it is proclaimed to be so…