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Landscaping Rules

Landscaping Rules

9 Simple landscaping rules Landscaping is the art of making our homes beautiful. Beautification of our homes should encompass both inside and outside. A seamless yard is something to take pride in and is a sign of sophistication. Its only in a beautiful yard where one...
Invasive Species

Invasive Species

What’s an invasive species? These are species that are not native to a particular ecosystem and also have the potential to harm the environment, harm human health, and the economy. They are able to survive, reproduce and spread, unaided, and sometimes at alarming...
Root Rot

Root Rot

What is root rot? Root rot is a disease that attacks the roots of plants. This disease is caused by fungus especially the phytophthora. Other fungus that may cause root rot include Ganoderma armillaria, Fomes and Inonotus. Root rot has adverse effects not only n...
Forest Fuel

Forest Fuel

What is forest fuel? Forest fuel is any form of fuel derived from trees. This can be in the form of wood fuel charcoal or even sawdust. Wood fuel is the most common type of owing to the presence of dead wood within forest ecosystems. Wood fuel can be used for various...
Avoiding Tree Utility Conflict

Avoiding Tree Utility Conflict

How To Avoid Tree Utility Conflict Multiple factors ought to be considered before the planting of trees. Before determination of the type of trees to be planted and the area of planting, utility lines must first be considered. These include overhead and underground...
Buying High Quality Tree

Buying High Quality Tree

A guide on choosing high quality trees for planting. Tree selection goes beyond choosing a particular species and variety. Superior stock from a nursery should be chosen after considering a number of factors.  Planting site conditions, tree structure, root ball...
Fertilization and Spraying Service

Fertilization and Spraying Service

Fertilization and spraying service is important for any type of tree planting. Fertilization can help to grow a site strongly and effectively and Spraying can help tree stay away from insects. Why Fertilization? The need for this service is occasioned by the presence...
How to properly apply mulching

How to properly apply mulching

What’s mulching? Mulching involves application of organic material at the base of a tree. However Inorganic materials e.g. gravel and rubber chips are also used. Apart from the many benefits that comes with mulching it also serves to add to the aesthetic value of the...
How to prune your fruit trees

How to prune your fruit trees

Tired of poor quality fruits? Pruning is an essential method of improving the vitality of a tree and hence its fruit. Learning when and how to prune fruit trees is an essential art that a landscape caretaker should possess. A number of reasons can necessitate pruning....
Mature Plant Health Care

Mature Plant Health Care

The importance of mature plant health care. Mature trees and shrubs are extremely important investments which boost property values by over ten percentage points. A plant health care regime is necessary due to the many years it takes to establish a beautiful...