Tree Planting

Maple tree leaves

When conducting landscape inspections, I commonly see all of these offending practices in regards to trees….poor quality nursery stock, planted too deeply, soil is amended instead of proper species selection, holes dug too large, tree “snorkels” installed, staked improperly and left on too long, hardscape and infrastructure interference, root barriers, the list goes on. None of this has a basis in horticulture or promotes healthy tree establishment and growth.… Read the rest “Tree Planting”

Celebrate the Benefits of Urban Trees

Video Trees Provide Amazing Benefits by Davey Tree

Thank Goodness for Trees!

Arbor Day is April 26, 2019 here in San Diego and across the nation. So look up and around at the valuable assets in your area. Communities would not be the same beautiful, livable spaces without trees.

Statistics on The Benefits of Trees by The Arbor Day Foundation

The net cooling effect of a young, healthy tree is equivalent to ten room-size air conditioners operating 20 hours a day.… Read the rest “Celebrate the Benefits of Urban Trees”