(805) 499-9107
(818) 515-1717

It’s Spring — Aren’t My Trees Supposed To Be Blooming?

News And Advice From The Leading Thousand Oaks Tree Trimming Company

We officially entered spring last week, and we flip the calendar to April on Friday. That means all of our trees and landscaping are in full bloom, right? Well, not exactly. You may have noticed that some of your trees are not yet growing leaves. Which leads to the next question — What’s wrong with my tree!

(more…)

The Joys of Fresh Citrus

News And Advice From The Leading Thousand Oaks Tree Trimming Company

From Orange County to the sprawling orange and lemon groves of the San Fernando Valley — sadly gone today — Southern California has been a mecca for anyone who loves to grow citrus and enjoy the fruits of their labor. Whether it’s fresh-squeezed orange juice or fresh lemon for your iced tea, ripe citrus is a delicious delight.

(more…)

Preparing For Spring Following A Dry Winter

News And Advice From The Leading Thousand Oaks Tree Trimming Company

We had a bit of cold weather and a nice storm in January here in the Conejo Valley, but basically it’s been a rather warm and definitely dry winter. That has a bit of an effect on your trees and landscape, but it also sets you up nicely for the spring growing season.

(more…)

Pro Tips For Planting Young Trees

News And Advice From The Leading Thousand Oaks Tree Trimming Company

The Arbor Day Foundation is a non-profit organization employing certified arborists to educate people about the proper way to plant and care for trees. Through their Time for Trees initiative, they have planted 100 million trees worldwide.

With spring right around the corner, now’s the time to watch these short videos from the Arbor Day Foundation for tips on planting trees the right way.

(more…)

Why You Should Prune Your Trees During Winter

News And Advice From The Leading Thousand Oaks Tree Trimming Company

Here it comes — the winter solstice on December 21. For those beautiful trees in your yard, that means it’s time for some winter pruning. During the dormant season your trees temporarily slow their growth. It might sound like that’s not a good thing, but it actually provides them with a chance for healthy revitalization in the spring. There are additional reasons for tree trimming in the winter, including the following.

(more…)

Caring For Your Favorite Evergreen

News And Advice From The Leading Thousand Oaks Tree Trimming Company

Have a beautiful pine or spruce in your yard? One of the nice things about it, I’m sure you’ll agree, is that it’s green all year round. Which is, of course, exactly what an evergreen is supposed to be!

(more…)

How Much Sun Is Enough?

News And Advice From The Leading Thousand Oaks Tree Trimming Company

Nothing complements a healthy tree better than a garden full of healthy plants. But one thing trees are known and valued for is their shade. So if you’re looking to create a garden full of beautiful plants around your prized shade tree, keep in mind the basics about sunlight.

(more…)

Landscaping Tips To Increase The Value Of Your Home

News And Advice From The Leading Thousand Oaks Tree Trimming Company

As most every homeowner knows, this is the hottest market for home sales in our lifetime. Low mortgage rates and a low inventory of homes for sale are fueling record home prices. That’s all doubly true for the market here in the Conejo Valley. Still, if you’re planning on selling your home, it pays to take some basic steps to ensure that you really do get top dollar. If you’re not planning on selling in the near future, don’t worry — these tips will be valid no matter when you sell.

(more…)

To Grind Or Not To Grind, That Is The Question

News And Advice From The Leading Thousand Oaks Tree Trimming Company

Are you thinking about removing one of the treasured trees in your yard? There are many reasons you might have to remove a tree that you would otherwise want to keep. It might be diseased, have suffered damage in a storm, be in the way of a landscape redesign or be intruding on a neighbor or even a power line.

(more…)

High-Tech Tree Care – For Free!

News And Advice From The Leading Thousand Oaks Tree Trimming Company

In this day and age there is, as they say, “an app for everything.” Thanks to work by the U.S. Forest Service and a number of private-sector partners and educational institutions, there is an app for analyzing everything from your tree’s energy savings to its predicted growth rate. Even better, it’s free.

(more…)