Tag: urban trees

Mechanical Damage to Trees

Trees in the city face a number of challenges. They have to deal with air pollution, compacted and poor quality soil, salt off city roads, limited root and/or canopy space to grow, insufficient and/or excess moisture and light, wind, snow, and ice damage, and of course mechanical damage. Mechanical Damage to Trees Mechanical Damage to… Read more »

Deep Root Fertilization

Spring is a time of rebirth. Grass begins to grow, flowers bloom, and trees sprout new leaves. While it may seem like a miracle, it is part of a natural cycle. For anyone who has been around a newborn though, you know that new life requires plenty of feeding. The same thing goes for all of… Read more »

The Challenges of an Urban Tree

The life of an urban tree in today’s day and age is a challenging one. Gone are the days of clean air and fresh water as a given. Space is often limited, be it for a tree’s canopy or root system. Even the soil that a tree is planted in is not always rich with… Read more »