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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 [...]

2017-03-27T07:56:35-08:00April 24th, 2015|Tree Healthcare, Trees|Comments Off on Five Free Tips for your Trees

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, [...]

2015-04-23T19:00:14-08:00March 24th, 2015|Citrus, Tree Healthcare|Comments Off on Citrus Tree Care

Fire Blight

In spring, when trees begin active growth, symptoms of fire blight may appear. Fire blight affects only plants of the roseacea family. When a flowering shoot of an apple, cotoneaster, crab apple, hawthorn, pear, pyracantha, rose or photinia dies suddenly and likes as though it has been scorched by fire, fire blight is the probable [...]

2015-04-23T18:55:29-08:00March 24th, 2015|Tree Healthcare|Comments Off on Fire Blight

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 [...]

2015-04-23T18:49:01-08:00March 24th, 2015|Tree Healthcare|Comments Off on Tree & Shrub Fertilization