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April 1 2002
Imagine a most-hated list for insects that impact landscape trees. Even if a different list was compiled for each region of the United States, a borer or two would show up on every one ...
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March 1 2002
Here’s one obvious manner in which the plant and animal kingdoms differ: among plants, it’s the big guy that gets picked on ...
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Jan. 1 2002
Ask a timberland manager about the value of a tree, and he`s likely to quote a figure anywhere between a hundred dollars and several thousand ...
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Oct. 1 2001
More and more landscape contractors are adding tree care to their services. If you are thinking of offering this service, the best way to begin with no investment in eauipment, sprayers, etc ...
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May 1 2001
If trees could talk, it would sure take all the guesswork out of the equation. However, if you know what to look for, ailing trees can speak volumes. Some deficiencies, like chlorosis, are obvious, but ...
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May 1 2001
When the word ?scandal? comes up at a dinner party, two geographical locations on opposite sides of the country immediately come to mind: Hollywood, California and Washington, DC ...
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April 1 2001
We have met the enemy, and it is a bug ? the Asian long-horned beetle. It?s really pretty discreet, only an inch-and-a-quarter long in adulthood, but this same trait that makes the beetle so inconspicuous ...
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March 1 2001
Trees have always been a vital part of the landscape. Today, they?re especially valuable as more asphalt and concrete is laid and public concern over environmental issues rises ...
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May 1 2000
As the demand for landscaping continues to grow and expand, contractors are looking for new and better ways to serve their clients ...
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April 1 2000
They?re big, they?re beautiful, and they?re an untapped profit center for many landscape professionals--they?re trees. And the best thing is, if there aren?t any trees already on a property, including ...
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Sept. 1 1998
There are trees in China that are hundreds of years old. When I traveled through Europe, I also found trees that were very old ...
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Nov. 30 1999
These kids today get no discipline. They do what they want, when they want, and they dont care whos watching. As a result, many of them are doomed to spend their adult lives confined, either physically ...
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Nov. 30 1999
Used sparingly and placed right, small trees--particularly those that flower or offer coloration--can enhance any urban landscape. Intermediate or small ornamental trees that tolerate shade, or filtered ...
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Nov. 30 1999
Considering the insurance value of trees and other significant landscape plants, every facility with sizable landscaping should have both an "as-built" landscape plans of the property and a tree inventory