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Tips for Maintaining Trees

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There is money in tree care. It isn’t your eyes playing tricks on you; those trees really can grow dollar bills. It’s common knowledge that trees can appreciate the value of a home by most clients are willing to pay to ensure that investment.   More
Tuesday, June 1, 2004 KEITH ROBERTS

Tree Care: A Secret Weapon .. . Mycorrhizae

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Weapon of choice There are all kinds of ?enemies? lurking about, ready to bring down a transplanted tree or stop another from growing.    More
Tuesday, June 1, 2004

Strong Roots Make Healthy Plants

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Nature is quite proficient growing plants by herself. Unfortunately, man stepped in and introduced a variety of environmental assaults to hinder that.    More
Saturday, May 1, 2004 THOMAS G. DOLAN

Asian Cycad Scale: New Threat to Cycads

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A very ancient group of plants, cycads existed in the Permian era, more than 200 million years ago, even before the dinosaurs roamed the earth.   More
Sunday, February 1, 2004

Save My Trees!

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Shirl McMayon was enjoying her stay in Europe. As Director of Natural Resources (which includes all landscaping) for the Chicago Parks District, she was attending Nations in Bloom, an annual competition that honors cities throughout the world for excellence in developing liveable, sustainable communities.    More
Saturday, November 1, 2003

Tree Protection Pays

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Everyone knows that trees add value to a landscape. A mature specimen tree, twenty years old or more, can have an appraised value of between $1,000 and $10,000, according to the American Nursery & Landscape Association.    More
Saturday, March 1, 2003 Helen M. Stone

Why Maintain Trees?

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If a tree falls in a forest and there is no one there to hear it, does that mean it needed maintenance? Probably not. Unless it was one of Mother Natures early culls, the tree probably reached a ripe old age before its demise.   More
Wednesday, January 1, 2003 Helen M. Stone

Out on A Limb

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Its a beautiful day, and you decide to take advantage of the sunshine and fresh air by taking a walk, maybe just in your neighborhood, or in a nearby park.    More
Friday, November 1, 2002 Dr.Walter Barrows

Bug Off! Insect on Turf and Ornaments

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Whether or not you?re an art connoisseur, you would quickly know something was amiss if you strolled into a gallery and saw paintings strung haphazardly on crumbling, unattractive walls or placed within cheap frames.   More
Monday, July 1, 2002 Phillip Meeks

Tree Care: Chewing Insects

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Think of leaves as food factories for trees. Within them, light energy is utilized to manufacture sugars that the plant will use for development. Chewing insects, by devouring foliage, can cause a great deal of distress in a landscape situation.    More
Wednesday, May 1, 2002 Phillip Meeks