For the Love of Trees

Many people have a tradition of planting a tree in their yard when someone is born. There are other life events that people will plant trees for; such as a marriage or a death of a loved one. A tree is supposed to be an ‘eternal’ remembrance of a person or event. People can get really attached to their trees, but sometimes the trees aren’t growing in an optimal way. Maybe they’re too big, bulky, or their roots are getting…

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Is There an Arborculturist In The House?

Trees surround us in everything we do, everyday. Even if you don’t realize it, our lives are intertwined with trees. They purify our air, they provide food for us and they provide us with lumber to build our amazing buildings. They are even a part of the paper that we use every day. While there are some places on the planet where trees are becoming scarce, there are many places where trees line the streets and are hard to get…

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Beware of Christmas After-Burn

It’s almost that time of year! Many people, and maybe you’re one of them, have already put up their Christmas trees and decked their homes out in bright lights. Depending on how excited you are for Christmas you  might have had your tree up for weeks. Hopefully you waited until after Thanksgiving, but it’s understandable if you couldn’t wait. Christmas is just that exciting! As with everything exciting, there is something to be said about having a real tree over…

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Let It Grow And Keep It Trimmed!

We can’t stress the importance of trees more. We need them in order to live. They purify our air, they provide us with lumber and they also provide us with food. While you need to make sure you are properly maintaining any trees on your property with trimming ( or even removal ( if they’ve died, it’s also important to plant new trees when you can. It’s been said that for every tree you cut down, you should plant two…

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Bring Out Your Dead: Trees That Is

When you live surrounded by, or even close to, nature you will often find yourself in a predicament. You don’t want to be Buddhist enough for bugs to freely come and go from your home.You’ve also got to think about what you’ll do if the trees you’re surrounded by end up dying. If you live in California you’ve got the very real concern about dead trees drying out and feeding the forest fires that have been sparked by the ongoing…

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Held Hostage by Trees

If you’ve been reading the news at all lately you’ll see that Hurricane Matthew is still dominating. This force of nature has been whipping through the country uprooting people, homes and trees alike. It’s no surprise with winds like what most states deal with that cities are bound to lose a few trees here and there. So far it’s estimated that Hurricane Matthew has caused $10 billion dollars worth of damage. Ten. Billion. Dollars. Not sure about you, but we think…

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Ghosts in the Wood

There’s something peaceful about walking through the empty woods on a crisp autumn day. Depending on where you live this might be something easily accessible. Perhaps you live near the heart of a mystical wood like in stories by Hans Christian Anderson. Or maybe you have to drive a bit to get to that secluded little patch of forest where hunters seldom roam. Whatever the case, there’s something to be said about walking through the woods, without interruptions, and allowing…

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Timber!! When Trees Attack

Picture this: you’re sitting at home, maybe enjoying a nice glass of wine by the fireplace. The television is tuned into some show you’re not even watching and the kids are sleeping soundly in bed. You’ve had a hectic week and all you want to do is relax. You finish your glass and start to doze on the couch when suddenly you’re interrupted by the rude reminder that Mother Nature isn’t in the mood. She only cares about what she needs. And…

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He’s a Lumberjack and He’s Okay!

Whenever you think of forestry industries you think about the people who toil day after day to cut them down and process those trunks into paper, furniture or even houses. We’re speaking, of course, of the lumberjack/lumberjane. While this job probably isn’t something a lot of kids are aiming for in their final years of high school, it doesn’t mean that they no longer exist.  If you close your eyes and picture someone in this industry you most likely picture…

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