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Tree pruning in the Pacific North West.

Why prune your trees? There are several reasons for pruning your trees. Removing dead, diseased and damaged limbs can greatly improve the health of your trees. Shaping and thinning can improve their aesthetic value. Reducing spread and raising the canopy can help preserve infrastructure around the tree. Whatever your reason for pruning, an ISA Certified […]

A Few Suggestions for Achieving a Healthy Landscape

The definition of a weed is ‘a plant considered undesirable in a particular situation, i.e. a plant in the wrong place.’   Many methods of controlling weeds have been developed over the last century. Pesticides were a popular method among some gardeners for almost a generation. .  Fortunately, as the public becomes more educated, they are realizing […]

Can a cherished plant be moved?

I am regularly asked if we can relocate a tree or large plant. Sometimes it is possible and sometimes it is not. These are some of the more popular reasons for moving a large plant:

It was originally planted too close to the building and its location is now an issue.
It was not planted It […]