Each year, millions of Americans get all dressed up to resemble their favorite characters, alter-egos or even inanimate objects to celebrate Halloween. Interestingly, the history of Halloween is almost as tricky as the Trick-or-Treat oriented night itself.read more
Have you ever had a bacterial infection that was so severe your doctor bypassed pills altogether and jumped straight to the injectable antibiotics treatment? Come to think of it, those injections are typically delivered right in your trunk…or bottom, if you prefer.read more
If you’ve ever studied Thomas Jefferson, you know he kept unbelievably detailed journals, diaries, and records about everyday life. Jefferson maintained extensive tree and garden inventories at his famous home, Monticello, and these records were used as living manuals for what worked, what didn’t and what could be done better to care for the estate’s beloved landscape.read more
Question: What do you get when you mix great party, a roaring fire pit and a dry landscape?
Answer: Serious fire risk!
Part of being a great parent is knowing how much love, attention and nourishment is enough. The same is true for your trees and shrubs, which brings us to the subject of today’s blog: adequate summer hydration.read more
Think about the things you need to live (the real needs, aside from your iPhone, TV or latte….); the list goes pretty much like this: Air, Water, Food.read more
Every region has its fair share of pests, but Japanese Beetles are probably one of the most devastating pests when it comes to grass and landscape plants in the eastern United States. While they are absolutely stunning to look at, with their shiny exoskeletons in metallic, copper and jade green hues, their insatiable appetite for ornamental landscape plants instantly detracts from any aesthetic beauty they might exude.read more
Back in December, we posted a blog titled, Tree Care Safety – First, Last and Always!, and we weren’t joking. When you are in our line of work, safety must be a top priority. Our daily tasks require us to be very high off the ground, we spend time working in diseased and/or pest-infested trees with brittle and unstable branches, we cut branches off old-growth trees that are larger than some full-grown trees. Our work is dangerous – and safety practices are an essential part of our every move to ensure we keep our clients, their homes and our staff safe and happy.read more
First, and most importantly, Happy Mother’s Day to all you moms out there. Like their birthdays, Mother’s Day provides the opportunity to reflect back in time – from each of your children’s births to the present.read more