Boise Tree Care Safety

Boise Tree Care Safety and Removal

Whether you’re pruning tree limbs or removing a hazardous tree, safety is of the utmost importance. Today we outline general safety tips and tree removal safety recommendations. Please note, these are general guidelines and recommendations and are not to be understood as complete steps and directions for felling a tree. When it comes to tree…

Pruning

Tree Pruning in Boise, Idaho

Pruning your Trees: When is it best? The time of year to have your trees pruned in Boise, Idaho will depend on the type of tree and when they bloom.  Winter pruning is common and allows for accelerated growth come spring.  It is recommended, no matter what time of year you have your trees pruned,…

Nutrient Beds

Nutrient beds are a cutting edge landscape management strategy, you probably haven’t heard of yet. Nutrient beds improve the health of your trees and shrubs organically. They are especially beneficial for supporting new landscape plantings and proper tree care. What is a nutrient bed? According to Cassian Humphreys, a nutrient bed is “a mulch layer…

Windsail Reduction – It Has Value

Windsail reduction can be a controversial topic. While some dispute that windsail reduction has merit in conifers, studies have shown its benefit. Our neighbors to the north in British Columbia, Canada use windsail reduction as a common practice, to a great extent because of studies performed by Stephen Mitchell, associate professor at the Department of…