One crucial aspect of tree care is pruning. Professional arborists use CODIT (Compartmentalization of Decay in Trees) pruning techniques to improve tree structure and stability. In this blog post, we will explore the benefits of CODIT tree pruning, how it works, and why it is essential for maintaining healthy and stable trees.
Hear what Vintage Tree Care’s Fred Frey’s comments on tree risk to KCBS’s Mike DeWalt, reporting from San Francisco’s Golden Gate Park, where a recent winter storm downed eight mature trees.
Without obvious signs of infestations, disease, or decay, a tree on your property may have less obvious signs of failure that only an expert can detect. To maintain the health and safety of the trees on your property, a routine tree risk assessment by a certified arborist is incredibly important.
Tree pruning in winter, while the trees are dormant, can be a very important tree care practice, depending on your objectives. Learn how, when, and why to prune your trees.
Hear Vintage Tree Care owner and certified arborist Fred Frey’s tips, in a KRCB FM radio interview, on signs of tree failure during stormy weather.
If you have spotted signs of animals gnawing on your trees or munching on their leaves, you’ll need a solution to protect them before these invaders do irreparable damage. In this article, we explore four approaches to protecting your trees from rodents, deer, and other animals without harming these hungry invaders.
Learn about four common tree pests to keep an eye out for in Sonoma County this Fall season: Woodpeckers, termites, bark beetles, and rodents.
WATCH: During this free webinar, Vintage Tree Care arborists, Fred and Kamala, provide the community with professional insight on how to properly care for trees during a drought. Including tips on how to identify signs of drought stress in trees, and how to keep trees healthy while also conserving water.
5 Drought Tolerant (and Fire-resistant!) Trees Perfect for Wine Country Yards When planting trees during a drought, confining the selections to drought-tolerant trees can help conserve water. Better still, especially in Sonoma County, planting trees that are fire resistant will provide additional protection against the…
With this prolonged drought, the Sonoma County fire season now spans more than half of each year. There’s always something that can be done to keep the area around your home less vulnerable to wildfires. Careful and regular vegetation management will reduce the available fire fuels on your property and create a defensible space.