Caring for Evergreen Plants

Even as the weather gets colder, you won’t necessarily have to stop caring for your yard and the plants in it. Evergreen plants, such as pine trees and holly bushes, can last all year if you know how to care for them. If you want to help your evergreen plants thrive this winter, then here’s […]

Signs Your Tree is Sick

There are many ways to tell if you have a sick tree on your Medford, Oregon property.  Start by walking around your property regularly so that you know right away if you have a tree that’s changed or become unhealthy.  If you think your tree looks sick, have it inspected to see if there is […]

Beware These Dangerous Tree Signs

Old and diseased trees often give warning signs before they collapse. If you know what to look for, you can contact a professional tree service long before a tree becomes a serious threat to your home, fencing, and other property structures. Here are some of the most common warning signs of potentially dangerous trees in […]

Suggestions for Fast Growing Shade Trees in Southern Oregon

Do you have a back deck that’s taking a beating from the sun, or a patio that’s sizzling in summer? There are a number of fast-growing shade trees that work well in Southern Oregon! Here are a few we like to recommend; they grow fast, aren’t particularly messy (annoying fruits, etc), they’re hearty, and generally […]

Checklist For a Healthy Tree!

Without becoming an arborist yourself, here are some general “tips” for estimating the health of your trees, or at least – knowing when you should call us! Take a walk around your property and look at your trees with this prospective and these questions in mind: • Leaf Size: If you have stunted or dwarfed […]

Growing Fruit Trees – Some Things to Consider

No doubt about it, there’s nothing like a bowl of apples on your table that you’ve picked from your very own tree, and canning your own peach and pear preserves can be a satisfying labor of love! But fruit trees are more time consuming, and have more issues than other trees, and you should be […]

How to Spot A Hazardous Tree Problem!

It’s not something you think about often, but a tree can be dangerous. Trees and tree limbs can fall, causing injury or damage. These trees are what we call “hazardous,” because they pose an actual risk to people or property. It’s the owner’s responsibility to make sure the trees on the property they own are […]

“Tree Topping” – Why You Should Never “Top” Your Tree!

“Topping” is probably the most harmful pruning process known to trees, yet the practice of it continues. “Topping” a tree refers to cutting its upper branches back to stubs, and sheering off the main trunk portion in a lateral cut about 2/3 or 3/4 of the way up the tree. This is generally done to […]