Should I prune my trees and shrubs in winter?

Should I prune my trees and shrubs in winter?

In many regions, late winter is an excellent time for tree pruning. Lack of foliage makes it easier to prune deciduous trees and pruning trees while dormant promotes good growth later on. Read on to find out which plants should and should not be pruned at this time of...
Storm-proof your trees for winter

Storm-proof your trees for winter

Winter is a truly beautiful time in northern California. Not too cold, and not too hot, this is the place to be December to February. But with winter comes high winds and rains. That’s why it’s never too early to think about how to storm-proof your trees for winter....
Common Spring Tree Care Questions

Common Spring Tree Care Questions

Spring is a big time for trees. With winter taking a backseat, trees can happily grow clusters of flowers and turn their leaves up toward the springtime sun.These spring-fueled changes often leave us in awe of our trees every season. Yet, there are several questions...
Ask an Arborist: Can You Trim Trees in Spring?

Ask an Arborist: Can You Trim Trees in Spring?

Many homeowners want to know if it is OK to trim trees in spring? Here’s what Master Arborists have to say on the subject.Now that the world is all green and lush again, you might have noticed that your shrubs or trees have grown substantially — perhaps a...