Monthly Archives: July 2013

Co-dominate Stems

Co-dominate stems often become a problem in mature trees. Co-dominate stems, or “double trunks”, arise when the terminal growth point on a tree is broken or cut off. The tree then sends up two or more new leaders which compete … Continue reading

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Midnight Marauders

A large number of garden pests are nocturnal. I took these photos in my garden in the Wallingford neighborhood of Seattle around midnight this spring.   If you’re wondering what is eating your plants try going out with a flashlight … Continue reading

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Clearing Branches From Utilitiy Lines

I thought I’d share a couple of photos from a job I completed last week. Three large beautiful Deodar Cedars (Cedrus deodara) were growing in a backyard in the Wedgewood neighborhood of Seattle. The only problem was the six utility … Continue reading

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