11 Jan 2017

Winter Showers Bring Bug Powers

After 6 years of drought, rain drops on the roof is music to everyone's ears.  The Urban Forest is getting a much needed Boost. As a result, fresh rain water flushes out impurities in the soil and helps to balance the PH level. As harmonious as that sounds, the reality is that every Plus has its Con (no pun intended). Although winter showers help give trees the much needed Boost they've been missing, they also give diseases perfect modes of transport while growing fresh food (foliage) to starving Pests who are also ready for a big 2017. Healthier foliage means a...

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01 Nov 2016

Forest Floor BOOST

In our efforts to upgrade, improve and boost the health and vibrancy of your community, we’ve bundled together an urban forest floor BOOST! What does that even mean? Everything starts with the soil. Unhealthy soil not only leads to unhealthy trees, plants and turf, but higher maintenance costs, inefficient water management and increased water run-off. Imagine what a forest floor looks like: Fallen debris that decomposes back into the soil, layers and layers of organic matter that cycles back and feeds the plants it came from. Now look at our urban forest floor: A leaf barely hits the ground before...

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