Are LICHENS Bad For Trees?

Are LICHENS Bad For Trees?

“I’ve got some kind of creepy fungus all over my tree! Will it kill my tree?” I get asked this A LOT. And so, I’ve created this post to offer a brief, but hopefully interesting discussion about the fascinating natural phenomena known as LICHENS...
Watering Trees – How Much?

Watering Trees – How Much?

Providing adequate water for your trees can be a challenge sometimes because it means you have to: remember to do it, know when & how much to do it, and do it in a way that doesn’t discourage you from doing it. In this post, I hope to provide you access to...
How Soil Tests Can Help with Tree Selection

How Soil Tests Can Help with Tree Selection

Have you ever gone to a tree nursery and to your glee found what you thought to be the PERFECT tree for your home? Maybe you first saw it in a magazine, on TV or the Internet or you caught it on sale at Walmart. Wherever you saw it, you respond out of impulse and...
What Does a Tree Think of Pruning?

What Does a Tree Think of Pruning?

Guiding young and medium-aged trees to develop good branch architecture is key to sustainable tree plantings. The most common method of training and developing healthy growth is by means of proper pruning. But, have you ever wondered how pruning affects a tree?...

How To Plant A Tree

Have you ever wondered, “What is the proper way to plant a tree?” Does it really matter? Sometimes, it’s hard to imagine the future of a tree, like how tall it will grow or how wide. It’s kind of like buying a cute little puppy. It’s...

Indiana’s STEM Certified Schools!

​The Indiana Department of Education has announced the following STEM Certified Schools which underwent a rigorous application and review process in order to be awarded. While these are some of the first, other schools will be able to build on their accomplishments....
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