Tree of the Week – CONCOLOR FIR (Abies concolor)

Known as one of the most beautiful of the Firs, the Concolor or White Fir has multiple uses in the Midwest. It is frequently grown as a Christmas tree, due to its’ elegant symmetrical form, layered branching pattern and upward swept needles, which give it a manicured appearance. Needle color can range from powdery silver-blue […]

Tip of the Week – Routine Tree Pruning can reduce Storm Damage

Unpredictable weather in the Midwest brings wild winds, lightening and fierce rain storms. The aftermath of these storms is often downed trees and damaged homes. While prevention cannot be completely eliminated, there are steps that can be taken to minimize damage. Following proper pruning practices is the best way to promote strong, healthy tree growth. […]