Pruning for Beginners-Almost Sold Out

Heartland Tree Alliance (HTA) is offering a new 2-hour course on basic tree pruning skills for shade and ornamental trees. Fruit trees will NOT be discussed. Participants will learn through hands-on training and instruction about proper pruning tools, basic tree biology, types of pruning cuts, and how to make a proper cut. Space is limited … Continued

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Pruning for Beginners- SOLD OUT

**This class is sold out*** Heartland Tree Alliance (HTA) is offering a new 2-hour course on basic tree pruning skills for shade and ornamental trees. Fruit trees will NOT be discussed. Participants will learn through hands-on training and instruction about proper pruning tools, basic tree biology, types of pruning cuts, and how to make a proper … Continued

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Pruning for Beginners-Almost Sold Out

Heartland Tree Alliance (HTA) is offering a new 2-hour course on basic tree pruning skills for shade and ornamental trees. Fruit trees will NOT be discussed. Participants will learn through hands-on training and instruction about proper pruning tools, basic tree biology, types of pruning cuts, and how to make a proper cut. Space is limited … Continued

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Pruning for Beginners

Heartland Tree Alliance (HTA) is offering a new 2-hour course on basic tree pruning skills for shade and ornamental trees. Fruit trees will NOT be discussed. Participants will learn through hands-on training and instruction about proper pruning tools, basic tree biology, types of pruning cuts, and how to make a proper cut. Space is limited … Continued

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“Pruning for Beginners” Workshops Of

Want to know the “right” way to prune those small trees around your home? Looking for a new way to give back to the community and like pruning trees? Our new “Pruning for Beginners” course might be just for you. Heartland Tree Alliance (HTA) is offering a new 2-hour course on basic tree pruning skills … Continued

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Winter Watering

It is that time of year again when you store away your barbecue grills, sun umbrellas, and rubber hoses in preparation for the cold months of winter. Have you thought about what our winter weather has in store for us in the form of precipitation? We’re no meteorologists over here, but we’ve heard anywhere from … Continued

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Trees like Donuts!

Do you know trees like donuts? Not the cinnamon sugar, jelly filled or with sprinkles variety, but as a thick layer of hardwood mulch under their branches. Fall and winter is an excellent time to provide a bit of care to your trees before the heat and drought of summer is upon us.  Proper mulch … Continued

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Where does our fall color come from?

As we move into our cooler fall months, trees around our area will begin to start a show of fall colors. Our native forest has many oaks, hickory, sycamore, and cottonwood providing muted browns and yellows. If you are lucky, you might see a brightly colored sassafras, black gum, or red oak. In urban spaces, … Continued

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It’s getting hot out there. Don’t forget to

Temperatures are rising in the Midwest and Kansas City is creeping into 90 degree days. You may be feeling sluggish at work, dreading the evening walk with Fido or more commonly, craving a cool glass of water. Well, you wouldn’t be the only thing feeling the effects of the heat, your trees are too! Watering … Continued

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Don’t Move Firewood! The Spread of Emerald

Emerald Ash Borer (EAB) is an exotic beetle originating from Asia. The beetle made its way to the U.S. in 2012 likely on solid wood packing crates shipped on cargo ships or planes. The beetle feeds on the leaves of ash trees and lays eggs on the bark. After hatching, the young immature larvae bores … Continued

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