Monthly Archives: September 2014

80+ Year Old Pine Removed in Montecito


Saving the Landscaping Additionally the owner was very concerned about retaining the landscaping so plywood, tarps, and temporary relocation of the hardier plants was incorporated into the removal. Both the property owners and the acorn woodpeckers were sad to see the tree go.  The tree was acting as a grainy and was covered with acorns stuffed […]

When to Prune in the Santa Barbara Area


Landscape trees can be separated into three generalized types of trees: broadleaf (deciduous and green all year), conifer (also called evergreen), and palms.  Pruning of each type includes unique needs and timing to result in the healthiest, safest, and most aesthetically pleasing trees possible. Pruning Mature Broadleaf Trees Mature trees need to be pruned for […]