Tag Archives: Trees

News Briefs
May 18, 2017

Volunteers dig into Rutland beautification

RUTLAND—A small army of Rutland Blooms volunteers made a big contribution to the ongoing beautification of the City of Rutland Thursday, May 11, planting 46 crabapple trees. The planting comes just days after a devastating wind storm wreaked havoc, toppling trees and causing considerable damage.

Facing invasive species, Mendon to remove trees
Local News
April 26, 2017

Facing invasive species, Mendon to remove trees

By Evan Johnson 

Spread out among 17 tracts in the woods around Mendon, 150 acres of red pine are coming down this year.  The trees are being removed due to red pine scale, an invasive species that preys on the coniferous trees.

“If they’re not…

The trees of Christmas past and future
Column
December 28, 2016

The trees of Christmas past and future

By Patrick White

You picked it out, maybe cut it down, brought it home, watered it, and decorated it. But do you know what species of tree that is, surrounded by presents in your living room? If you purchased your Christmas tree rather than cutting…

How to spot an unhealthy tree
Home and Garden
May 7, 2015

How to spot an unhealthy tree

Submitted

Unhealthy trees may need to be removed from a property before they cause significant damage.

Perhaps because they can live for so many years, trees have a way of falling down homeowners’ landscaping priority lists. Trees also…