California Struggles Against Invasive Pests and Diseases

In March of this year, the USDA awarded California an additional $14.8 million, a welcome shot in the arm to California’s farmers. It is part of the ongoing effort to fight control or eradicate invasive pests and diseases that threaten the state’s agriculture. It’s an...

Fighting Fire Blight in the Spring

When we think of disease-stricken trees, the average person doesn’t usually think of them looking like survivors of a recent fire. But that is what gives fire blight the name: Affected trees in bloom display leaves that look shriveled and burnt. And while major apple...

The Benefits of the Urban Forest

Sacramento’s urban forest is known worldwide – Here’s why it’s worth protecting Sacramento is known as the City of Trees for a reason… even if a certain water tower doesn’t say it anymore. MIT’s Treepedia project confirmed it in 2017: Sacramento is the greenest...

A Certified Arborist Can Save Trees and Property!

The East Coast has been receiving a pounding from deadly nor’easters, but adverse conditions haven’t been limited to that side of the country alone. March Madness started a little earlier for California over the past weekend. The first days of the month were marked by...

Tree Care Before and During a Cold Snap

Temperatures dropped below freezing this week as a high-pressure system hovering over California broke down. This allowed a massive cold-front from Canada to flow into the state, with dramatic results. Drone footage taken by Sacramento Valley Water showed off the...

Invasive Pests and Diseases Threaten California’s Urban Forests

Invasive pests spreading disease and deadly water molds have spread throughout the state California’s trees spent the years before 2017 enduring serious drought conditions. Sadly, millions of trees didn’t survive, even after the early 2017 rainstorms made headlines....

Tree Care Tips: How To Tell If Your Tree Is Dying Or Dead

Paying attention is part of tree care; Your trees are giving off signals Trees can be remarkably resilient in the face of harsh conditions, but California’s droughts have stretched that resilience to the limit. So even after a record-setting 2017 rainy season,...

The Case for Tree Cabling and Bracing This January

Tree cabling and bracing now can protect your trees against adverse weather! It’s a new year, and while we’re still in the middle of winter, there are some important things we can do for our trees. Whether those trees live in our front and backyards, or they are part...
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