Monthly Archives: October 2016

Tree Care After Construction

It is unlikely that trees growing near the construction site of a new hope of other structures will escape the event unscathed.  When all the equipment is gone the trees should be inspected for damage and treated.  Landscape trees add … Continue reading

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Familiar Phrase Origins

Many sayings or colloquialisms are centuries old but still in common use today.  Most of them originated in Europe and have surprising beginnings.   Armed to the teeth:  In Scotland the ruler “Bonnie Prince Charlie” was preparing for war, and … Continue reading

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Fall Colors and the Weather

Fall coloration of trees in our area is always looked forward to with anticipation. The presence of a large number of plants having brilliant fall foliage is more unusual than you think, as the only other places in the world … Continue reading

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