Crush Me Baby, One More Time…

Soil compaction is the loss of “spaces” between soil particles. These spaces are where soil moisture and air necessary for trees’ survival reside. Soil compaction can be caused by many things, but today let’s just…

I Feel Fine, So Give Me A Break!

Unlike your brother or your cat, a healthy tree isn’t necessarily fine. When examining a tree, arborists typically evaluate a tree’s health and its structure, among other things. However, there is often confusion regarding the…

WTF? (Why the firewood?)

Part of me wants to say that we shouldn’t be burning firewood in our home fireplaces because it’s the fastest way to convert sequestered carbon into atmospheric CO2. Maybe I’ll save that discussion for another…