How Trees Could be Pollen You Down: Asthma and Allergy Awareness Month
Allergies are a wide-sweeping problem that affect around 50 million people in the United States, representing 30 percent of adults and 40 percent of children, according to the Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America. Hundreds of species of plants release pollen to which people are allergic, and many of the culprits are trees. Pollen and […]
April Showers? Make Sure They Only Bring May Flowers
April showers bring May flowers, right? Well, sometimes. Sometimes they bring something else, such as the standing water and constant moisture that fungus just loooove to take root in. You already know there’s lots of rain coming our way this spring, so now’s the time to take protective steps. Here are five of the best. […]
Happy Earth Day! 5 Ways to Celebrate with Trees
Earth Day, which falls on April 22nd every year, is the perfect time to take a step back and honor all that trees do for us. They purify the air, fix nitrogen in the soil (which other plants need to grow), exchange carbon dioxide for life-giving oxygen, and perform endless other good deeds in a […]
Watch out, Bud!: What Happens if a Tree Buds Too Early?
Caring for plants is a difficult process, and trees are no exception. While you may look at a tree as the sturdier and thus more resilient alternative to a potted plant, the truth is that trees are at a huge risk for much of their life—especially for those that produce fruits or flowers. Trees, like any […]