Balsam Woolly Adelgid and Spruce Adelgid

Balsam Woolly Adelgid        (Adelges piceae) Distribution:   Introduced from Europe around 1900, this pest is now common throughout eastern North America wherever true firs are grown. Infestations are also present along the Pacific West Coast.   Hosts:  All true firs, Abies, can be attacked but balsam fir and Fraser fir are the most common firs [...]

By | December 13th, 2016|Education, Tree Care, Tree Health|0 Comments

Soil Health and Nutrition

Soil Profile: Using an auger system we can inspect your soil profile to determine how the existing conditions may be affecting your landscape. Soil is an essential component of tree health and stability. We can provide Soil Analysis to determine if your soil has deficiencies or excessive levels of particular elements and recommend an appropriate [...]

By | August 18th, 2016|Education, Land clearing, Land Development, soils, Tree Care|0 Comments

Firewise/Defensible Space Planning

Create a defensible space plan and implement the plan Before its to late! Here at A.B.C. Consulting Arborist we take tree management seriously, and fire safety is a real area of concern for us, especially in light of  global warming and the effects it is having on our Urban and Native forests. The following is [...]

By | August 17th, 2016|Education, Liability, Risk Assessment, Tree Care|0 Comments

Shoreline Tree Management

Shoreline Management of trees is a complex issue, it involves a through knowledge of, Soils, Hydrology,Geology, Tree Biology, Tides/Ocean-currents and Complex Gravitational forces. The following is a brief  overview of just some of the impacts we have to Assess as we look to manage our shorelines and comply with the federally mandated "Shoreline Management Act" [...]

Trees,Liabilities and the Laws

Property  Liability and your trees                  .   Although trees add tremendous value to the landscape,                  if they are not monitored and cared for properly,                                                      they can become a legal liability Premises Liability and You Most property owners don’t realize that if they own property with trees they are legally considered a “Tree Steward”. [...]

By | August 17th, 2016|Education, Governments, Tree Care, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Integrated Pest Management

Here at A.B.C. Consulting Arborist LLC we believe in Integrated Pest Management, or IPM. We believe in the use of pesticides as a last resort, and target the identified pest or disease with as much precision as possible, and we rotate the active ingredients to minimize pest(s)/disease(s) building a resistance to chemical controls. The over use [...]

By | August 16th, 2016|Education, Financial, Tree Care, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Tree Appraisals

Trees have value.  Beyond the aesthetic, they clean our air, shade our homes, enhance our quality of life, and add to the value of our property.  Should your trees be damaged or destroyed, you may need to know their monetary value?  A tree appraisal is particularly important when trees are of an age or size [...]

By | August 15th, 2016|Education, Financial, Taxes, Tree Care|0 Comments

Consultations

Whether you have a question on the health of 1 plant or you need a Risk Assessment and an Inventory of every tree in city. The Consultants here at A.B.C. Consulting Arborist LLC are here to provide you with scientific state of the art solutions for all of your Tree Management Needs. A Consulting Arborist [...]

By | August 15th, 2016|Education, Tree Care, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Cabling And Bracing

Urban trees often need some degree of supplemental, physical support to reduce the risk of structural failure of the crown or root system. Cabling, bracing, guying and staking can provide a solution for these tree failures. Tree-support systems help support the tree by limiting the movement of branches, leaders or the entire tree. They can [...]

By | August 15th, 2016|Education, Tree Care, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Japanese Snowbell “Styrax Japonicus”

The Japanese snowbell tree “Styrax japonicus”, also sometimes called the Japanese snowdrop tree, is hardy in Sunset’s Climate Zones 4 to 9, 14 to 21, 32 to 34 and 39. This graceful native of Japan, China and Korea takes its name from the delicate bell-shaped flowers produced in clusters in springtime. The white blossoms are [...]

By | July 20th, 2016|Education|0 Comments
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