23 May 2014

What’s wrong with my Italian Cypress?

I visited a client's property this week to inspect a row of their Italian Cypresses, Cupressus sempervirens, that aren't looking well. I've seen this issue more than a few times, so I figured I'd write about it to help anyone else wondering about their "Tiny Towers".   Who to blame? Italian Cypress trees have relatively few disease issues. Most common among them are cypress canker, root rot, bag worms and spider mites. I looked for the symptoms each of these would have. Cypress canker shows signs of oozing sap and discolored bark; Root rot shows symptoms of downward curling and...

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13 May 2014

A Night of Dreams: CFP’s 2014 Client Appreciation Party

We've said it before, NO ONE can throw a party like CFP. Our good friend Dave Edwards, CEO of Commercial Fire Protection, has become somewhat of a Gatsby in the industry. His client appreciation parties are definitely not of the typical variety. This latest one was literally a dream of his he was determined to make not just a reality, but an experience his guests would never forget, and perhaps, wonder if ever even happened. The invitations themselves were designed to ignite the spirit of mystery. Sent out in 3 phases: first a save the date, then a puzzling skeleton...

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08 May 2014

We’re Growing!!

A Plus Tree has been growing at an incredible pace and are seeking individuals who are looking for careers in the exciting world of Arboriculture. If you're interested in working with a cutting-edge company in a timeless industry, apply online at www.aplustree.com/home/careers :) Open positions: Certified Tree Workers Certified Arborists Crew Leaders Climbers Account Managers Corporate Sales What we Offer: Competitive Compensation Medical Packages 401k Plans Continual Education Career Advancement Office locations in California, Oregon & Washington

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