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Fred Frey, owner and certified arborist of Vintage Tree Care, was recently featured on Sonoma County’s KSRO News & Talk radio show: Garden Talk. Listen in as Fred alongside show hosts Steve Garner and Gwen Kilcherr discuss the do’s and don’ts of fall tree care as…

Planting a tree is a wonderful thing. Trees can conserve energy, clear the air, and protect property. Trees can provide food, preserve soil, and add value. There are a great many things trees can do, too many to list here. But not all trees are…

Trees may be low-maintenance but they’re not no-maintenance. As self-sufficient as they may appear, healthy trees don’t just happen and young trees could always use a helping hand. Tending to routine tree care can aid in protecting your plants and help them to thrive. Routine…

Ordinarily, you may think of tree pruning as commonplace maintenance intended to ensure the health and safety of your trees and property, and you’d be right. Regular pruning yields many benefits that can prolong the life of a tree by enabling strong tree structure and…

It’s probably no secret that the team at Vintage Tree Care love trees.  We truly believe that they are beautiful investments in your property that will reap benefits for generations to come. It’s not hard to find a reason to justify planting a tree, but…

We recently supplied Hollyhill Hummingbird Sustainable Farm with a speedy donation of wood chips! Just in time for their visiting guests to learn, hands-on, the importance of mulch around fruit trees. Hollyhill Hummingbird Farm is dedicated to educating the Sonoma County community on sustainable food…

With the abundance of trees that we have in Sonoma County, we are sure to get a wide variety of problems that come with them. Since we see trees almost everywhere we go, it is good to learn about the different things that hurt them…

What is an Arborist? An arborist is a highly trained tree professional. They are thoroughly experienced in the science of planting, caring for, and maintaining trees. What is a Certified Arborist? A certified arborist is a highly seasoned professional that has been certified by the…

There can’t be enough stress put on planting your fruit trees correctly.  The treatment you give to the planting process and subsequent first year of growth will help to establish a healthy root system and healthy tree. Vintage Tree Care will walk you through some of…

Protecting Trees from the Sun It may seem counterintuitive, but sunlight can actually harm trees. Just as you can get a sunburn, a tree can get Sunscald. However, where serious sunburn for us is usually a temporary issue, Sunscald for a tree can lead to…

A Mysterious and Dangerous Phenomenon Vintage Tree Care has been taking care of trees in Sonoma County for a long time. One phenomenon that we’ve found to be particularly dangerous due to its (seemingly) random nature is summer limb drop. Summer limb drop (also called…

The stormy season is right around the corner and this year it could be a rough one. Keeping yourself, your family, and your home safe from harm during a storm is paramount. Unfortunately, the trees on your property can be a major safety hazard. Trees…