How to Cure Dozens of Tree Diseases

A new solution is being developed and deployed in the UK that, allegedly, can cure dozens of tree diseases. The main component? Garlic – or more specifically – allicin, a chemical produced by garlic in the wild that usually only lasts 5-10 minutes. A company in Wales, that plans to product the organic process by… Read more »

Invasive Species to Save Spruce Trees

For over a decade spruce trees in Colorado have been dying to a small killer. That killer, the spruce beetle, is part of an entire subspecies of beetle that’s name literally means tree killer. These beetles, which spread through over 20 states and some of Canada have been silently killing trees and then having forest… Read more »

South Dakota Kids Plant Spruce

In South Dakota, Pierre a group of students has been given a Black Hills Spruce Tree to plant within the forest nearby the city. The State’s agriculture department is behind the gifts and it was their hope to be able to promote the kids into taking care of the environment and to enjoy doing something… Read more »

The Oldest Root System in the World

We are quick to tout many of the great aspects of Colorado Blue Spruce here at the Spruce Point Tree Farm in Hotchkiss, CO. We grow a hardy stock of evergreens that are attractive for their attractive appearance and fresh fragrance. We’re able to do that because of the incredible nature of the spruce tree,… Read more »

English Tree of the Year

When it comes to picking the best tree in all of England, there are some serious contenders with ones like the tree that supposedly was used as a hideout by the heroic outlaw Robin Hood and his Merry Men. It just means that the Woodland Trust, who is making the decision, have some tough choices… Read more »

The Ultimate Treehouse

Did you ever grow up with a treehouse in your backyard? Or maybe a father who half built a treehouse for you and you could never use it because it wasn’t done? Well, there are definitely a few that were finished and some of them you just can’t believe. Recently on the grand opening of… Read more »

Tips and Tricks on a Successful Tree Transplant

Transplanting trees is an important part of getting both the look and optimal practically for your backyard or garden. There are five steps to be taken for a successful tree transplant. First, be sure to scope out where you want the tree to be transplanted. Not only should it look great, but also the spacing… Read more »

What is Permafrost?

Global warming has been a hot topic for a few years now. However, Sarah James, an Alaska Native Elder, has noted yet another effect taking root in her hometown. The melting permafrost in Northeastern Alaska is causing erosion which is drastically changing the natural skyscape of that reason. The trees are tilting. Permafrost, permanently frozen… Read more »

Replanting Lost Trees Lost During Weather Emergencies

Natural disasters can wreck a path of devastation like few other things in this world. The damage a community suffers after a tornado or hurricane isn’t just limited to homes and businesses. Many long-time residents may be shocked at how an extreme weather event can affect the entire layout of their neighborhood by uprooting dozens… Read more »

What is Utah’s State Tree?

The first bill passed in this session of Utah’s State Legislature had nothing to do with healthcare, education or even state funding. Instead, it was about trees. A fourth-grade class from Monroe Elementary School approached Rep. Brad Wilson, R-Kaysville, claiming that it wasn’t a very good idea to have a neighboring state’s name in Utah’s… Read more »