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Scientists Work to Define Threat from Palm Weevil

South American Palm Weevil By Kevin Hecteman; reprinted from Ag Alert Southern California, which in recent times ejected the red palm weevil, has a new problem to ponder. It's the South American palm weevil, which has arrived in the San Diego area from Tijuana and likes to dine on palm trees -- [...]

2017-04-21T14:20:53+00:00 April 21st, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Five Free Tips for your Trees

Thinking of putting in new trees? Here are some tips to get your started: Select the proper variety for the site. You should consider ultimate height and width. Be sure to allow proper distance from all structures. Be mindful of the existing soil and grade.  Evergreens cannot swim. Leave a root zone from the trunk [...]

2017-03-27T07:56:35+00:00 April 24th, 2015|Tree Healthcare, Trees|0 Comments

Mulching Helps Your Garden Grow!

Using mulch around your landscaping beautifies, protects, and retains precious moisture. Right now is an excellent time to apply a layer of mulch over the soil in your garden. Mulch, which is often just chopped bark or other plant detrius (dead material), is defined as any soil covering. It is a multi-purpose protective [...]

2017-03-27T07:56:38+00:00 March 24th, 2015|Landscaping|0 Comments

Citrus Tree Care

Citrus trees are subtropical plants that can survive temperatures of twenty-eight degrees for short period and can be one of the best trees to grow in the arid southwest. Since many of the commercial growers extend from Southern California to Phoenix, and the surrounding areas have been growing citrus here for over one hundred years, [...]

2015-04-23T19:00:14+00:00 March 24th, 2015|Citrus, Tree Healthcare|0 Comments

Tree & Shrub Fertilization

Trees and shrubs (especially shade trees) benefit from an annual or at least biennial fertilizer applications. If your trees have been very slow growing or if the foliage is very sparse they may need fertilization. A good way to determine when your plants need fertilizer is by checking the leaf color. If the leaves are [...]

2015-04-23T18:49:01+00:00 March 24th, 2015|Tree Healthcare|0 Comments

Tree Removal Fact Sheet

Although regrettable, sometimes tree removal is necessary. This is no job for do-it-yourselfers; a professional should remove large trees, as guide ropes and mechanical equipment may be required for removing large limbs before felling. It is important to choose a company with the experience & equipment to do the job safely and it is [...]

2017-03-27T07:56:39+00:00 March 24th, 2015|Trees|0 Comments