TAG: International Society of Arboriculture

Download: How to prune young trees

February 17, 2015By

Featured is a PDF version of the February 2015 Step by Step on “How to prune young trees” for use in company training efforts. Click here to download.   read more

Step by Step: How to prune young trees

February 17, 2015By

You may want to offer a young tree pruning service to add value to maintenance accounts. To promote plant health and appearance, it’s important to prune trees two to three years after planting (only remove dead or broken limbs on newly planted trees). If you correctly prune a young tree, it will grow into a healthy, mature tree that won’t... read more

Case study: Cross-train to gain

February 17, 2015By

A fast-growing, full-service company expands employees’ skill sets. By cross-training employees among all departments, Birchcrest Tree & Landscape runs a lean and efficient operation. The company rotates employees based on need, allowing it to keep employees working full-time while eliminating the need for seasonal workers. This approach has helped maintain quality and boost profitability for the Rochester, N.Y.-based firm founded... read more

Davey Institute bolsters scientific advisory staff

November 25, 2014By

The Davey Institute hired two new tree science experts to assist in technical support, research and training for The Davey Tree Expert Co.: Christine Balk and Aaron Carpenter. Balk, a plant biologist holds, will work to diagnose and develop treatments for tree diseases, in addition to providing training support for Davey field employees. She is a member of the International... read more

New England Grows offers CEU-approved seminars

November 12, 2014By

New England Grows slated a score of CEU-approved seminars for the 2014 show, held Feb. 4 – Feb. 6 at the Boston Convention & Exhibition Center. CEU credits will be available through accrediting organizations such as the American Society of Landscape Architects, the Association of Professional Landscape Designers, Northeast Organic Farming Association, International Society of Arboriculture and other professional associations.... read more

2015 CENTS books award-winning presenters

November 10, 2014By

The Ohio Nursery & Landscape Association (ONLA) secured a slew of presenters for the 2015 Central Environmental Nursery Trade Show (CENTS) Marketplace & University, held Jan. 7-9 at The Greater Columbus (Ohio) Convention Center. “We are delighted to host such exceptional presenters and content at CENTS University 2015,” said Lisa Larson, education director of ONLA. “We’re committed to delivering vital,... read more