Are Treehouses Safe for Trees?

Building your child a treehouse not only provides them with a fun place to play, it can foster an appreciation for trees and the natural world. But some homeowners worry that a treehouse will harm their trees. And while some treehouses do damage their host trees, it is possible to design, construct and install one…

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When Should You Plant Trees?

As long as you select healthy specimens that are well-suited for the location, you can plant trees at just about any time of year. However, because most people install relatively young – and therefore fragile – trees, you’ll have more success planting trees during some portions of the year than in others. The Rule of…

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What Is an Arborist?

In common parlance, the term arborist is often used to describe any tree-care professional. However, the term should usually be reserved for those tree-care professionals who’ve attained a certificate from one of the major tree-care associations, such as the International Society of Arboriculture. Tree-Care Workers Vs. Arborists There is a significant difference between someone who…

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