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Oak Wilt in Pin Oaks
Pin Oaks are one of the most prolific trees in the Saint Louis area. They grow very rapidly and provide deep shade, quickly. Recently, many oak tre...

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Emerald Ash Borer is Here!
The Ash trees planted along our streets, in our parks, neighborhoods to replace the ill-fated American Elm are now themselves at risk. The borer will ...

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A recent study from the Nature Conservancy details some of the major impacts of urban trees on human health. Urban trees improve air quality and help ...

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Check out this cute youtube video produced by the Missouri Department of Conservation about the many benefits that trees create for you and your famil...

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New Landscaping Project!
We have started our latest project in Town and Country...concrete walkway tear out and landscape renovation. The plan is to install a paver walkway an...

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Check out this article form Tree Services Magazine about preparing your trees for winter and preventing winter damage.

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Hard at Work, Planting Trees!
Check out this beautiful Sour Gum (Nyssa sylvatica) tree our crew planted today! 
Fall is a great time to plant new trees! We plant all trees according to the International Society of Arboriculture specifications. Be sure ...

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Don't Spread EAB
Vigilance against the Emerald Ash Borer is a year-round struggle. Don't spread beetles in firewood! Buy local firewood to reduce the risk of ...

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How much do you know about what happens inside of leaves to give them their lovely fall colors? Check out this article from the Missouri Department...

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Small Space, Big Difference
Consider converting a space in your yard into a Butterfly Garden. We can help you design a "butterfly friendly" space to help in the restora...

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Saluting Branches 2016
This was our first year participating in Saluting Branches: Arborist United for Veteran Rememberance. It was an honor to offer up our services to...

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According to research conducted by the University of Illinois, children with ADHD benefit greatly from spending time in a green outdoor setting. Make ...

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Does Money Grow on Trees?
Want to stimulate your retail business? Invest in some trees! Research shows that trees in urban shopping areas can increase the time and money consum...

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Urban areas with more tree cover have less crime! Check out this fascinating article from the Alliance for Community Trees

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Who Determines the Value of Urban Trees?
David Nowak is a lead researcher at the U.S. Forest Service’s Northern Research Station in Syracuse, New York. His efforts to quanitfy the benef...

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Trees make an immediate visual impact, but what do you know about the other ways they affect their surroundings? Trees provide shade, temperature and ...

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Urban Forests Provide Multiple Benefits
Trees have far-reaching positive impacts way beyond just making your yard more beautiful. Did you know that studies support a positive correlatio...

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Trees remove many pollutants from the air, including nitrogen dioxide, ozone, sulfur dioxide, and particulate matter smaller than 2.5 microns. Ne...

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Shade Trees Cool More than Just Your Yard
The shade from the trees in your yard can have a significant impact on not only your yard, but also the temperature inside your home.  Check o...

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"One of the simplest ways trees in urban areas can help diminish heat is shade. The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) reports that shade...

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Signs and Symptoms of EAB
Check out this great infographic created by the The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel after the Emerald Ash Borer (EAB) was found in Milwaukee back...

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While native trees are ecologically significant, non-native trees have value in urban settings as well. Judiciously chosen ornamentals may be more tol...

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Trees Tame Stormwater
Did you know that urban trees have a tremendous mitigating impact on storm water? Follow the link below to check out this interactive poster from the ...

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Check out this fascinating article from The Atlantic on the findings of a US Forest Service study on the correlation between the mortalies of trees an...

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Save Money by Treating Ash Trees Now
Research conducted by Purdue University found "that strategies relying mostly on saving ash trees were less expensive and produced a larger ...

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Up In A Tree!
Look! Up in the sky! It's a bird...It's a plane... It's Martha Langill, our Arborist Apprentice!! Martha joined the ranks of our Cli...

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Street Trees Reduce Heat in Cities
Check out this article on how trees affect street temperatures! A 20F (10C) difference was measured in Australia between a tree lined and treeless str...

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"Galls cause worry for tree owners each year, but in truth, most of these odd-shaped growths are more of a curiosity than concern. Galls have lo...

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How and when should you water your trees? The Missouri Department of Conservation provides the answers in the link below. http://mdc.mo.gov/trees-p...

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Planting trees, shrubs, and herbaceous plants makes your yard attractive to both you and your wildlife friends. Check out this link for informative...

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A recent study found a positive relationship between seeing more urban tree coverage and lower levels of stress. Get out there and plant some more tre...

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Fight the urban heat island effect by planting more trees! Did you know that trees "can help reduce peak summer temperatures by 2–9°F&q...

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Emerald Ash Borers and a fungus causing Ash Die Back Disease are wreaking havoc on Britian's ash trees. However, scientists are recruiting communi...

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Are your trees suffering from any of these maladies  common in our region? Follow the link to the Missouri Botanical Garden's website to...

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EAB Discovered in Chesterfield, MO Infected ash trees have been found at the intersection of White Rd. and Appalachian Trail (near Conway Rd). See ...

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Can you name some of the benefits from having a urban forest? Check out this list from American Forests to learn more about how the trees on your stre...

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Injecting Ash Trees
Injected multiple ash trees this week! Learn more about the Emerald Ash Borer at the University of Missouri Extension Website.  http://extension...

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"Adults of the EMERALD ASH BORER (EAB) will start emerging about the time that black locust trees bloom in late April or early May. EAB adults ar...

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"One of the major causes of tree failure is root damage. When a tree’s root system has been extensively damaged, the whole tree can fall to...

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A recent study found that women with more greenery around their homes had a lower mortality rate than those living near less greenery. Researchers fou...

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Nor only do trees improve air quality, lower energy costs, and increase property values, a recent study found that in urban areas, " the gre...

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"Topping is perhaps the most harmful tree pruning practice...Learn why topping is not an acceptable pruning technique and discover recommended al...

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"A Plant Health Care (PHC) program offers a proactive and holistic approach to maintaining tree and shrub health." Follow the link to read t...

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EAB Detected in More Missouri Counties
Emerald ash borer (EAB) infestations have been detected for the first time in 12 Missouri counties this spring. In southeastern Missouri, EAB was dete...

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