Category Archives: Urban Tree Care

The care of trees in the built or urban environment.

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 … Continue reading

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Using the Tree Doctor App in Everyday Arboriculture

In the August 2014 issue of Arborist News, the article “Tree Problems? There’s an App for That!” features the Purdue Tree Doctor app. As someone who lives and breathes arboriculture, I instantly downloaded the app and began using it on … Continue reading

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Planting of Survivor Tree Sapling at Boston Public Gardens

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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.

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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 … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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