Joshua Malik, President, Joshua Tree Experts

The Yardstick: Q&A With Joshua Malik, Joshua Tree Experts

From a start in the garage to creating a franchise, Joshua Malik discusses the entrepreneurial spirit behind Joshua Tree Experts.
House Around A Tree

Building A House Around A Tree

When construction values conservation, landscape helps dictate design—to stunning result.
Tree Care Products

Get Equipped: Tree Care Products

From mulchers to chainsaws, this assortment of tree care products will help your team provide the tree services your clients need.
Root Girdling

Emerging Tech Addresses Root Girdling

The failure rate is high when planting trees: Emerging tech TreesROI™ hopes to give newly planted trees better chances to reach maturity.
Newly planted trees

Staking Trees For Better Outcomes

Staking trees properly assures greater success so they can mature into valuable assets that provide shade and beauty.
Storm Resilience

Assessing Trees For Storm Resilience

Landscapers should examine for defects, confirm with an arborist, and optimize pruning.
Tree Services, Storm Resilience

Tree Services: Taking Tree Care To New Heights

In the October 2023 issue of Tree Services, we bring you four articles dedicated to enhancing tree longevity.
Groundcovers

Groundcover Alternatives To Mulch 

Try these weed-smothering, attractive, spreading (but not invasive!) plants.   Who doesn’t want a garden that requires less weeding? For landscapers and their clients it means...
ESCS aggregates

Making Soil A Stormwater Sponge

Engineering soil with ESCS aggregates can can help keep rainfall onsite, reduce erosion, and enhance plantings.
Storm cleanup

Tree Services: Storm Prep & Cleanup

Lessons from Southwest Florida landscapers in the aftermath of Hurricane Ian. Storm cleanup is a common task for landscapers nationwide. For Florida landscapers, though, the...
tree scale

Scaling Back Tree Scale

Improve control with identification, timing, and pesticide selection. Although visible only as small bumps on leaves, twigs, and branches, scale insects are one of the...
Women’s Tree Climbing Workshop

Mission Unstoppable: Women In Trees

In 2009, Melissa LeVangie Ingersoll, Bear LeVangie, and Rebecca Seibel established the Women’s Tree Climbing Workshop (WTCW) with a goal to create a safe,...
Tree Selection

Tree Selection For Wind, Salt & Fire Risks

Climate extremes and storms seem to increasingly dominate headlines. Drought, forest fires, hurricanes, and flooding are just a few of the weather-related crises we...
tree care equipment

Get Equipped: Tree Care

Take a look at this assortment of tree care equipment that can add value to your professional lawn care and landscaping services. Notch Flow Rope...
Doug Tallamy

Why Mighty Oaks Should Be On Your Planting List

To many, Doug Tallamy needs no introduction. A renowned ecologist, his 2020 NY Times Best Seller, Nature’s Best Hope, showed homeowners how to turn...
Transplant Trees

Improving Transplant Success Of Container-Grown Trees

Cregg and Rouse are involved in a research project at Michigan State University on “Improving transplant success of container-grown landscape trees.” Here are some...
Tree Care

Tree Services: Taking Tree Care To New Heights

EDITOR'S LETTER As an editor, you simply can’t be planning a main issue on Sustainable Landscaping and a special issue on Tree Care without Dr....
Map-based software

Win More Work With This Tree Tech

One of the best opportunities to differentiate your tree care services to potential clients is with a strong proposal. This small window of time...
Winter Pruning

The Whys Of Winter Pruning & More

While there’s a lot of landscaping tasks that need to take place before the first freeze, luckily tree and shrub pruning is not one...
tree species analysis

Performing A Tree Species Analysis

Do your clients have too many of too few tree species? Probably. An overabundance of just a handful—such as elm, eucalyptus, Austrian pine,...
ALB

USDA’s Most Recent Plans For Eliminating Asian Longhorned Beetle

Currently, 278.3 square miles are under federal quarantine for Asian longhorned beetle in Massachusetts, New York, Ohio, and South Carolina. Here's what to look for.
Buddleia Violet

Outsmarting Invasives

Today’s low seed set sterile cultivars are not your parent’s Bradford Pears.

Featured Videos

[VIDEO] Dickies®: Discover Workwear That’s Anything But Uniform

Looking for uniform solutions for your large team? An unmatched inventory and versatile looks are just a few reasons why companies trust Dickies®.
Green Roof Installation

Green Roof Installation

Why limit your landscaping services? Take them to greater heights.
Natural Swimming Pools & Ponds

Natural Swimming Pools & Ponds

Landscape design, Nature, and recreation all meet in this stunning and fun eco-alternative.
Autonomous Snow Plow

Remote-Operated, Autonomous Industrial Snow Plow Hits The Market

Teleo and Storm Equipment have introduced America’s only remote-operated and autonomous industrial snow plow.
Vulcan

Proposed Tax Break For Government Snow Removal Equipment In CA

California Senate Bill 546 proposes an exemption from the state sales and use tax for public entities purchasing dedicated snow removal vehicles.