Category Archives: Prevention

10 Oct

Storm Damage and Trees

By Jim HeathPrevention, StormsComments are off

Why did my tree suffer storm damage and my neighbor’s did not? Storms do not cause tree problems, they reveal them. Trees falling in thunderstorms are common, with the vast majority of these trees having some predisposing factor that led

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09 Sep

Proper Pruning Practices

By Hillary HeathPrevention, PruningComments are off

Pruning trees can be difficult and dangerous work. Improper pruning cuts can lead to irreversible internal decay of trees, improperly anchored new growth, and weakening of branches. Topping is the most harmful pruning practice. The indiscriminate cutting of branches to

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