Frosty Flowers?

leah roberts, April 15, 2016

In Virginia we are used to the back and forth of early spring weather. You might have a week of 70 degree temperatures, followed by a week of frosty nights and mornings. If you’re a fan of warm Read More

High Winds and Fallen Limbs

leah roberts, April 8, 2016

Everyone in Richmond and its surrounding counties have been dealing with a particularly windy week- including the Arborscapes Team! Its weeks like these that remind us of the dangers and Read More

Tree of the Month- Ginkgo

leah roberts, January 27, 2016

Ginkgo biloba   The Ginkgo, or the maidenhair tree, is a dinosaur of a tree species! With fossils dating back to 270 million years ago, it is truly a living fossil. While the Ginkgo is Read More

Too much salt!

leah roberts, January 12, 2016

Almost everyone is familiar with Sodium Chloride, but you probably just refer to it as salt. The flavor enhancing mineral is a common additive to food- but too much Sodium Chloride and you’ll Read More

Don’t Get Burned This Winter!

leah roberts, November 9, 2015

What is Winter Burn? Desiccation, or Winter Burn, is a problem that primarily affects both broad-leaved and needled evergreens. Low soil moisture, wind, and freezing temperatures are the three Read More

Splitting under the stress of tree hazards?

leah roberts, September 21, 2015

There’s no denying the beauty and interest in the variations of tree trunks and formations, but interesting aesthetics don’t  always translate into strength and safety- Your favorite tree that Read More

Sailing Into Dangerous Territory?

leah roberts, August 12, 2015

Numerous studies have indicated to us that the proper maintenance of trees is critical in reducing storm damage during high winds. During our last storm with strong winds, you may have found Read More

Is Dead Wood A Threat To Your Property?

leah roberts, July 22, 2015

Dead wood in trees is a natural part of a tree’s existence. In nature, the branches eventually weaken to a state where they can fall, and become another micro-habitat in the forest’s ecosystem.  Read More

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