October 17th, 2009 - 4:27 am § in Tree Info

Record Setting Trees

One of the tallest soft wood trees is the General Sherman, a giant redwood sequoia of California. General Sherman is about 275 ft or 84 m high with a girth of 25 ft or 8 m. The 236 ft or 72 m high Ada Tree of Australia has a 50 ft or 15.4 m girth […][...]

October 16th, 2009 - 4:40 am § in Tree Info

Trees and the Environment

  Trees renew our air supply by absorbing carbon dioxide and producing oxygen. The amount of oxygen produced by an acre of trees per year equals the amount consumed by 18 people annually. One tree produces nearly 260 pounds of oxygen each year. One acre of trees removes up to 2.6 tons of carbon dio[...]

August 30th, 2009 - 11:47 pm § in Tree Care

Proper Mulching Techniques for Healthy Tree Care

Mulch "Vulcano" Mulches are materials placed over the soil surface to maintain moisture and improve soil conditions. Mulching is one of the most beneficial things a home owner can do for the health of a tree. Mulch can reduce water loss from the soil, minimize weed competition, and improve[...]

August 26th, 2009 - 3:20 am § in Tree Care

Plant Health Care vs. Tree Health Care

While trees are dominant ornamental features in your home landscape, they share this area with turf grasses, shrubs,and bedding plants. All these plants have one thing in common: the soil. [...]

August 26th, 2009 - 3:06 am § in Tree Care

The Secret to New Tree Planting

Think of the tree you just purchased as a lifetime investment. How well your tree, and investment, grows depends on the type of tree and location you select for planting, the care you provide when the tree is planted and followup nourishment the tree receives after planting. [...]

August 26th, 2009 - 2:55 am § in Tree Care

Sick Tree Care

Trees in our urban environment suffer a large variety of stresses, which continue to compound as insects and diseases move in. By first identifying these stressing factors, we can implement a program that will help alleviate the original stresses, and increase the vitality of the tree. [...]