What Are the Rules of Pruning?

What Are the Rules of Pruning?

Pruning is a process that is essential for the health of a tree, but there are ways of doing it properly. The wrong techniques or wrong timing can damage your tree, so it’s important to follow some basic rules to complete the pruning process correctly.  Tree...
Why Are Codominant Stems So Troubling?

Why Are Codominant Stems So Troubling?

Codominant stems or “leaders” are when two branches with the same diameter grow from the same point of origin or “terminal bud.” Codominance can happen in any tree, but some trees are more likely to produce codominant stems. Both oaks and...
Top 5 Tips For Spring Lawn/Tree Preparation

Top 5 Tips For Spring Lawn/Tree Preparation

Spring has finally sprung! That means your trees are going to need some TLC. Whether you are a new homeowner that is looking to take care of your trees yourself, or a landscaper looking for a list of what to do, these steps will steer you in the right direction....
The Basic Anatomy of a Tree

The Basic Anatomy of a Tree

With how many species of trees exist throughout the world, they’re all made up of the same anatomical features: leaves, branches, trunks and intricate rooting systems. If you’re interested in finding out how important each part of a tree is when it comes to keeping it...