Did you know that high stress levels can compromise your immune system? By reducing these levels, your body’s natural defence system is able to work its magic. Trees release oils… Read More »Tapping into the therapeutic benefits of forest bathing
Generally, trees should sit about 15 feet away from a house. Some large species need a little more room while smaller species can be a bit closer.
A mature tree can add $1,000 to $10,000 to the value of your home, reduce your heating and cooling bills, clean the air, improve your attitude, and help your curb… Read More »7 tips for buying a home with large trees
Scientists and environmentalists urge us to see the plants in our gardens as part of nature and not just exterior decoration to be kept as pristine as possible. Native trees… Read More »Find native trees and plants for your yard
When a branch is cut back to the main trunk, to a lateral branch or to a lateral bud, a higher concentration of hormones in these areas causes the wound… Read More »Prune your trees and bushes in the right place
A cherry tree that inspired award-winning Canadian author Joy Kogawa was damaged in a fierce windstorm that swept across southern British Columbia. The backyard tree is the focus of Kogawa’s… Read More »“Naomi’s Tree” inspired a book and numerous grafts