A Beautiful Warm..WINTER Day?

In Plant Health Care, Winter by Forest Keeper4 Comments

Ahh.. What a nice day! The warm sun beaming down! That fresh  smell in the air. Truly a great…winter day?  So maybe you’ve noticed what an unusual winter it has been this year. At least in the Northeast, we’ve been having an unseasonably warm winter. So I wonder, and I’ve heard the question asked, ” What will this do to …

Time To Prune Those Trees

In Gardening, Plant Health Care, Spring, Winter by Forest Keeper3 Comments

If your anything like me you’ve been  anxious to get out in the garden and get you hands in the soil. While it is still a bit to early for many garden chores, this is a great time to get out and prune your trees. Lightly pruning trees can be done at any time of the year, but any major …

Winter Burn

In Plant Health Care, Winter by Forest Keeper3 Comments

Wow! It has been pretty cold out there the last few days. It seem like the winter temps. here on Cape Cod are all over the map. For example, Jan.17: Low of 11 and high of 23. Then for the rest of the week it’s in the 40’s. Huh? Okay, then on the 24th, I’m sure we all remember: a …

So What Do the Trees Think About All the Snow?

In Plant Health Care, Winter by Forest Keeper

Each winter, millions of tons of de-icing salt are applied to state and municipal roads to keep the roads safe for vehicles to travel. Did you know that excessive salt can cause widespread damage to trees – possibly leading to permanent decline and even death?