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SavATree Trains in Virginia

On a chilly Saturday morning at Northern Virginia Community College’s Annandale campus, three SavATree tree crews gathered for a day of training. The teams from the Rockville, Maryland branch and Springfield and Sterling, Virginia branches gathered together to gain knowledge of ornamental pruning of boxwoods and other woody shrubs. The pruning training was led by…

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Importance of Environmental Education

According to a May 2018 article in The Washington Post, the average American child spends five to eight hours a day in front of a digital screen, often at the expense of unstructured play outdoors in nature. In their book Natural Learning: The Life of an Environmental Schoolyard. Creating Environments for Rediscovering Nature’s Way of Teaching Robin C. Moore…

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Hydrate Your Colorado Trees in Fall

Colorado experienced an abnormally hot summer and an unseasonably mild fall in 2018. But a few weeks into October, temperatures dropped quickly and soon much of the Front Range was covered by its first snowfall of the season. Residents rejoiced at the powdery precipitation, fully expecting cooler temperatures to finally settle in across much of…

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Leaves Falling: Nature’s Miracle

Much of the United States suffered through a long, hot summer, with landscapes suffering from the heat and drought conditions. As homeowners anxiously await the arrival of autumn, so do the lawns, trees, and shrubs that have endured the harsh stress of Mother Nature over the last few months. With some trees, and even lawns,…

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The Fight Against Boxwood Blight

Boxwoods are an extremely popular shrub for homeowners. They’re easy to maintain, resistant to deer, and grow well in a variety of conditions. However, they now have one weakness: bloxwood blight. In the late 1990’s, this previously unseen disease began to hit boxwoods in Europe. It made the jump to North America in 2011 and…

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Bracing for the Storm

The rains of Hurricane Florence have already begun to reach the shores of the Carolinas and residents are seeking shelter and preparing for the arrival of the now category 2 hurricane. With winds that could reach 110 mph, storm surge of up to 13 feet and up to 40 inches of rainfall predicted, this storm has the potential…

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