Be nice to your trees

Category Archives: Uncategorized

Looking Forward…TO SPRING!

Written on February 20, 2018 at 7:57 pm, by

These late winter days are rough…there is more sun but still to cold to plant seeds. I’ve seen some Camellias blooming already, some swollen Rhodie buds and a few bulbs poking up. Not sure if it’s comforting or’s still too cold to be out side playing in the garden. Planning is the only alternative,… Continue Reading

Windy Wake Up

Written on November 14, 2017 at 8:49 pm, by

Wow what a start to the stormy season, I was so spoiled I forgot where I lived! The summer was so awesome you could count on sun everyday…my back was dry! That has changed… A few trees have come down in the last few days and all the trees I looked at had root rot…. Continue Reading

Summer at Last!

Written on July 7, 2017 at 7:48 pm, by

It’s so nice having a dry back while working on trees! It’s looking like a dry hot summer, so we need to water our trees! Trees in the woods have compost and tree litter as mulch to help them conserve water, but the trees in the yard usually don’t. The woody plants, trees and shrub… Continue Reading

In memory of Cass Turnbull

Written on February 24, 2017 at 12:38 am, by

She was a friend and a great defender of plants.

First Storm of 2017

Written on January 17, 2017 at 11:24 am, by

Looking forward to a new year? So are your trees! Be nice to your trees and they will be nice to you. Most people think winter is a busy time for tree people, however, my clients usually get through the rough months unaffected¬† because of the tree maintenance we did for them before the stormy… Continue Reading

Spring again so soon?

Written on March 7, 2016 at 7:58 pm, by

It’s hard to believe it’s been almost a year since my last post…I got busy! Now is the time to think about feeding the plants again, we have had some wonderful results. A couple of giant Douglas Firs were saved with Restorr Plant and Soil Food, by boosting the immune systems they fight their way… Continue Reading

Time to Prune?

Written on May 11, 2015 at 8:47 pm, by


Written on November 14, 2014 at 1:26 pm, by

We love our trees but they can get scary in the wind…All trees near structures need some kind of maintenance to keep them from damaging property. Most trees can with stand the SW wind we usually get but from another directions they can stress. Have your trees looked at and make a plan with a… Continue Reading

Feed those Trees!

Written on June 20, 2014 at 4:34 pm, by

As I make the rounds this year I see a lot of plants under stress, this can cause insect and disease issues. I see leaf fungus on Japanese Maples and other plants too…Restorr Plant and Soil Food will boost immune systems and help plants get through the weird weather we have these days. I am… Continue Reading

Borer Beetles

Written on February 20, 2014 at 4:24 pm, by

I have seen a lot of beetle damage lately, it looks like 3 or 4″ sap runs on the bark. That is an exit wound…already been there¬†and gone. This sign usally means death to the tree, however I have some nutrients that may stimulate the soil microbes and save the tree! Boost the inmune system!