Topic: Tree Service

Video: Mulch Benefits for Trees

ALAMO – Host, Sarah Rutan: If you’re looking for ways to promote the health of the trees on your property, consider the many benefits of mulch. Today we’re in Alamo with Diamond Certified Expert Contributor Alex Llamas of Llamas Tree Service to…Read More

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The Benefits of Mulch for Trees

ALAMO – An easy way to promote the health of the trees on your property is to apply mulch. Mulch offers several benefits: • It insulates the soil, which minimizes sun and wind evaporation following irrigation. • It keeps weeds down,…Read More

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Video: Proper Tree Irrigation

ORINDA – Host, Sarah Rutan: While it’s important to regularly water the trees on your property, it’s equally crucial to use the proper techniques. Today we’re in Orinda with Diamond Certified Expert Contributor Chris Chapman of Horticultural Services, LTD to learn more….Read More

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Video: Deep Root Fertilization

CAMPBELL – Host, Sarah Rutan: When it comes to caring for the trees on your property, one healthful measure to consider is deep root fertilization. Today we’re in Campbell with Diamond Certified Expert Contributor Simon Tunnicliffe of West Valley Arborists to…Read More

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Deep Root Fertilization

CAMPBELL – Like any plant, trees require nutrients to grow and flourish. While trees typically derive nutrients from the soil, under certain circumstances they may not be able to get adequate nutrition, which can put them in a state of…Read More

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The Five D’s of Tree Pruning

WALNUT CREEK – Knowing how to prune a tree is important, but it’s equally important to know what to prune. The simplest way to approach this is to look for branches that fall into one of the following categories: dead, dying,…Read More

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Video: Does My Tree Have Sudden Oak Death?

SAN ANSELMO − Host, Sarah Rutan: If you’ve identified signs of Sudden Oak Death on your oak tree, it’s possible that you’ve confused these symptoms with those of a much less alarming condition. Today we’re in San Anselmo with Diamond Certified Expert Contributor…Read More

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Does My Tree Have Sudden Oak Death?

SAN ANSELMO − Sudden oak death has been a major problem in California for years, and it continues to concern property owners statewide. In some cases, however, what people perceive to be symptoms of this disease actually denote a much less alarming…Read More

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Identifying and Treating Fire Blight in Trees

CONCORD − Fire blight is a growing concern among Bay Area property owners. It’s a bacterial disease that affects both ornamental and fruiting varieties of pear and apple trees (along with several other closely-related plants), and it’s so named because…Read More

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Video: Proper Tree Maintenance

LIVERMORE − Host, Sarah Rutan: In caring for your landscape, its important to know how to properly prune your trees. Today we’re in Livermore with Diamond Certified Expert Contributor Terry Powell of Terry’s Tree Service to learn more. Diamond Certified…Read More

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