General Maintenance

Spring Tree Care Checklist


Spring is here and your trees will slowly break out of the slumber of winter dormancy after enduring the prolonged cold spell. In addition to bringing your backyard to life with a splash of colors, trees provide air filtration and make the environment a happier place. Use [...]

Spring Tree Care Checklist2022-04-26T09:16:58+00:00

What is an Arborist?


Why Hire an Arborist? Arborists specialize in the care of individual trees. They are knowledgeable about the needs of trees, and are trained and equipped to provide proper care. Hiring an arborist is a decision that should not be taken lightly. Proper tree care is an investment [...]

What is an Arborist?2020-11-03T07:42:31+00:00

Tree Hazards and Risks


Managing Hazards and Risk Trees provide numerous benefits to those living and working in the urban environment, which increase with tree size and age. However, older and larger trees are also more likely to drop branches or cause root conflicts on the sites they inhabit. In managing these [...]

Tree Hazards and Risks2020-11-03T05:51:40+00:00

Tree Pruning


Pruning Proper pruning technique is important for a healthy tree. Please review our animated Tree Pruning Guide as well as videos on why pruning is necessary, the rules of pruning, and the ABCs of pruning. When to Prune This depends to a large extent on why you prune. Light pruning and the [...]

Tree Pruning2020-11-03T04:27:35+00:00

Tree Watering: when, how, and how much


Tree Watering Tree watering is a key part of tree care, but it is difficult to recommend an exact amount due to the variety of climates. A few guidelines will help you to water your trees properly. Watering Newly Planted Trees For new trees, water immediately after [...]

Tree Watering: when, how, and how much2020-11-03T04:27:26+00:00

Planting Trees


Cal Fire: L.A. Moran Reforestation Center California has been devastated in recent years by catastrophic wildfires, changing the landscape of forests and wildlands, our homes and lives. As fires sweep through the state, keeping our forests healthy and wildfire resilient is more important than ever. Growing enough trees [...]

Planting Trees2020-11-03T04:26:56+00:00

Tidy Tree Tips


Arbor Day Foundation: Care Tips & TechniquesThese comprehensive tree care tips will guide you through the process of selecting, planting, and caring for the right tree for your space.It’s important to remember that proper tree care starts when you select a tree. And what you do to [...]

Tidy Tree Tips2020-11-03T04:26:45+00:00

Make Your Home Fire Safe


Why 100 Feet? Following these simple steps can dramatically increase the chance of your home surviving a wildfire! A Defensible Space of 100 feet around your home is required by law.(1) The goal is to protect your home while providing a safe area for firefighters. Step 1: [...]

Make Your Home Fire Safe2020-11-03T04:25:46+00:00

Fire Safety – Prevention and Preparedness


Creating Defensible Space is the key to protecting your home from potential wildfire threats. Whether or not you have 30-100 feet (ft.) of space from your home structure to the end of your property, everyone can follow the basic principles of Defensible Space and create a safe zone [...]

Fire Safety – Prevention and Preparedness2020-11-03T04:26:21+00:00
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