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Frosty Flowers?

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

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

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!

Too Much Salt? Almost everyone is familiar with Sodium Chloride, but you probably refer to it as salt. This flavor enhancing mineral is a common additive to food- but too much Sodium Chloride and Read More

Don’t Get Burned This Winter!

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?

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?

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?

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