A lot of people out there have no clue what being a tree owner really entails.
Take me, for instance, I love trees. It’s just always been that way…but when I married my wife, I realized there was so much to trees that I really had no clue about.
For instance… Did you know that evergreens are not all pine trees?
That’s one of the biggest pet peeves among arborist that I know. They want you to know that Evergreens can be spruces (no… these are not pines), pines and larches.
All of them are unique and different. Actually… larches are not evergreen so see? I still get it wrong! They look like pine trees to me but they actually drop their needles every year just like any other deciduous tree. (more…)