The Root of Health: Transitioning Your Trees from Winter to Spring
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by The TreeMedics Team
2w ago
Spring marks a time of renewal and growth, not just for us but for our trees as well. As we bid farewell to the cold, dormant days of winter, our trees awaken, ready to flourish. But how do we ensure they transition smoothly and healthily into the new season? Let’s delve into the essentials of preparing your trees for spring, fostering their growth, and specific care for fruit trees. Preparing Your Trees for Spring The transition from winter to spring is a crucial time for trees. It’s a period when they recover from winter stress and prepare for the growth spurt of spring and summer. The first ..read more
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DEVASTATING PEST Destroys OREGON ASH TREES!
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by James Kinder
2w ago
(Photo of an Emerald Ash Borer) The emerald ash borer is a pest that has been destroying ash trees across the country. It was first detected in the U.S. in Michigan in 2002. Since then, the insect has spread to forests and urban areas across the country. It has killed millions of ash trees in the U.S. so far. It is difficult to determine the exact impact that the Emerald Ash Borer has had on the environment because it is impossible to predict the course that the environment would have taken without the presence of this invasive species. However, the destruction that it has caused has been eno ..read more
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The Magic of Mycorrhizae: Fall is the Time to Partner with Fungi
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by The TreeMedics Team
5M ago
Introduction As the leaves turn their vibrant colors and the air gets crisper, we are reminded that autumn is a season of change. But while most of us are captivated by the foliage above ground, another fascinating transformation is occurring below the soil: the incredible symbiosis between trees and mycorrhizal fungi. In this blog post, we will delve into the magical world of mycorrhizae, explore why autumn is an opportune time to encourage this partnership, and offer organic ways to foster these beneficial relationships in your own backyard. The Symbiotic Relationship Between Trees and Fungi ..read more
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The Importance of Soil Health: Fall Edition – Vertical Mulching to the Rescue!
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by The TreeMedics Team
5M ago
Introduction Fall is a season of vibrant colors, cooler temperatures, and the ideal time for preparing your garden for the year ahead. While most people focus on leaf removal and planting bulbs for the spring, the soil beneath your trees often gets neglected. As someone with 35 years of arboricultural experience, let me tell you, soil health is crucial for the well-being of your trees. In this article, we'll explore the importance of soil health during the fall season and introduce you to a fantastic technique called "vertical mulching." Why Is Soil Health Important? Soil is not just a medium ..read more
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Why Autumn is the Perfect Time for Tree Pruning in the Pacific Northwest
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by The TreeMedics Team
5M ago
Introduction As the leaves begin to turn and the air grows crisp, many people in the Pacific Northwest turn their thoughts to pumpkin patches, cozy sweaters, and football season. However, if you’re passionate about the well-being of your trees, fall is also the perfect time to think about tree pruning. In this article, we'll explore the benefits and best practices of tree pruning in the autumn months. The Advantages of Fall Pruning Dormant Period is Approaching Pruning in the fall prepares your trees for the dormant winter months, a time when trees naturally heal and repair themselves. The wou ..read more
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Quenching Thirsty Roots: Summer Watering Tips for Pacific Northwest Trees
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by The TreeMedics Team
8M ago
The Pacific Northwest (PNW) in the summertime offers an unrivaled display of natural beauty. From the towering peaks of the Cascade Range to the verdant expanses of evergreen forests, the scenery is nothing short of awe-inspiring. However, the dry and warm climate typical of this season requires a thoughtful approach to tree care and watering. This guide provides practical advice to help your trees flourish and maintain their vitality during the summer months. Understanding Pacific Northwest Summers Despite the PNW's reputation for rain, our summers are often dry and can pose a challenge to t ..read more
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Common Spring Tree Pests and Diseases: How to Spot and Treat Them
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by James Kinder
10M ago
The Pacific Northwest is home to a wide range of tree pests and diseases that can cause damage to trees and landscapes. Some of the most common pests and diseases found in the region include Armillaria root rot, wooly adelgid, Douglas-fir beetles, bronze birch borers, and emerald ash borers. Armillaria root rot is a fungal disease that attacks the roots of trees, causing them to decay and eventually die. It is prevalent in the Pacific Northwest and can affect a wide range of tree species, including conifers and hardwoods. Trees affected by Armillaria root rot may show symptoms such as yellowi ..read more
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Choosing the Right Species for Your Landscape
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by James Kinder
10M ago
Spring is the perfect time to plant new trees in your landscape. However, choosing the right species and planting techniques can make all the difference in ensuring their healthy growth and survival. That's why TreeMedics Tree and Landscape Care is here to offer expert advice and services to help you achieve a beautiful and thriving landscape. At TreeMedics, we understand that each property is unique, and every tree species has different growth requirements. Our certified arborists can provide customized recommendations on tree selection, planting, and maintenance, based on your specific land ..read more
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Preparing Your Trees and Landscape for Spring
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by James Kinder
10M ago
Spring is a time of growth and renewal for trees and landscapes, but it's also a time when certain maintenance tasks are necessary to keep your property looking its best. At TreeMedics, we offer a range of spring maintenance services to help ensure your trees and landscape are healthy, beautiful, and prepared for the upcoming season. One essential spring maintenance task is tree pruning. Pruning helps to remove dead or diseased branches, improve tree structure, and promote new growth. Our team of experts can assess your trees' needs and provide customized pruning solutions to ensure they're h ..read more
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Tree Care from Certified Arborists
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by The TreeMedics Team
1y ago
What Services Do Arborists Provide? A certified arborist is a tree health expert who has extensive education and applied experience in how to properly care for a large variety of tree and shrub species. To remain certified in the field, arborists are required to stay up to date on all the newest advancements in arboriculture science, technology, and techniques. The ,certified arborists at TreeMedics Tree Care specialize in a wide variety of services to create personalized care plans to ensure the best possible growth and development of each tree, shrub, and woody plant on your property. Tree T ..read more
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