08 Feb 2016

Redwood Revival Program

This look familiar? That's because you probably have several in your Urban Forest! What's wrong with them? If you've already asked one of us, or another Arborist, you've probably heard a combination of 3 things. 1) "These are on reclaimed water, aren't they? Yep, the high-salt content it killing em." 2) "We've had 4 years of hot summer droughts and these guys need a TON of water to survive." 3) "Look where they're planted, in a tiny area surrounded by compacted soil and concrete!" Well, I'm here to inform you that we've got some great news. A new product has come on the market called BioCarbon...

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08 Feb 2016

What is Bio-Carbon (BioChar)?

We're going to have to get a little scientific on you for this post. For the nerd at heart who needs to know why Bio-Carbon (BioChar) is the best thing out there for your trees?  This ones for you! What is it? The general term of the product is know as BioChar. It is essentially, a highly grained, porous form of charcoal (think of a honeycomb-like structure) that occurs naturally from fires and whose properties have been known for 2,000 years, but productized in an improved form by human ingenuity. It has been proven to turn agricultural waste into a product that...

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