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Information and techniques for caring for trees that are at risk.

Understanding Urban Tree Threats: Speaker Event in Bristol, RI

Join Dr. Donald Booth of Bartlett Tree Experts, The Rhode Island Land Trust, and the Bristol Conservation Commission on March 5th at Rogers Free Library to learn more about the pests that seem to be invading our urban forests. Winter

Posted in Events, Pests and Diseases, Tree Preservation, Urban Tree Care

TCIA’s Plant Health Care Training Manual

A great reference book for anyone involved in plant health care is Plant Health Care Technician – Home Study 2 published by the Tree Care Industry Association (TCIA). The book is geared toward those training to be a plant health

Posted in Tree Preservation, Urban Tree Care

Planting of Survivor Tree Sapling at Boston Public Gardens

Bartlett’s Waltham, Massachusetts office planted a tree seeded from the 9/11 Survivor Tree in the Boston Public Gardens. The tree was given to the City of Boston by the National September 11 Memorial and Museum at the World Trade Center.

Posted in Bartlett Tree Experts, Events, Tree Preservation, Urban Tree Care, Volunteering

How the bottom half of your tree is affecting the top

I spend most days talking to people about tree issues. Easy ones are when I can point to a big, hairy bug or mushroom and say “there ya go – that’s the reason your tree is declining”. Unfortunately this is

Posted in Bartlett Tree Experts, Fertilization, Tree Advice, Tree Preservation, Urban Tree Care Tagged with: compacted, fertilization, health, Landscape, soil, tree care

Trees: Dispelling Myths & Misinformation (12 of 12)

Article 12 of 12 from Trees: Dispelling Myths & Misinformation, prepared by the arborists of the Southwest Division of Bartlett Tree Experts as a community education initiative. So, can what’s logical be harmful? We’ve seen repeatedly that it can. Myths

Posted in Bartlett Tree Experts, Environmental Issues, Tree Advice, Tree Preservation, Tree Research, Urban Tree Care

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