Better Soil = Better Plants

Better Soil = Better Plants

The urban landscape has an earned reputation for poor soil quality. The standard development process involves stripping the original topsoil from the land; scraping, shaping, and compacting the subsoil during the building process; and top-dressing with a few inches of...
Why Does My Tree Have Yellow Leaves?

Why Does My Tree Have Yellow Leaves?

This time of year, we field a lot of calls about trees with yellow leaves.  Drive around and you will see them scattered throughout the landscape. The bright yellow stands in contrast to the common shades of green of other trees.  In the spring and early summer, the...
Beware of Improper Pruning!

Beware of Improper Pruning!

One of the best ways to keep a tree healthy is by pruning. Pruning is the selective removal of parts of a tree to shape the tree, improve tree health, and reduce the risk of falling branches. It has permanent consequences that affects a tree for its entire life. So,...