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Powdery Mildew: Identification and Treatment to Protect Your Tree

September 10, 2021

With warm days and cool nights, the Midpeninsula weather is often ideal for Powdery Mildew to infect your trees and plants.

What is Powdery Mildew?

Powdery Mildew is a group of diseases caused by fungi that infect leaves, buds, flowers and/or stems. […]

watering young tree

Save Our Water and Our Trees

March 26, 2021

In February 2021, Canopy’s Community Forestry Coordinator Gabby Trudeau presented at Valley Water’s Landscape Summit, a forum for landscape professionals to learn about water issues in the county and California as a whole, and how water relates to the landscaping […]

Get to Know Our Amazing Native Oaks

February 26, 2021

Getting to know our native oaks is a powerful way of remembering the past, observing the present, and giving us hope for the future.

In this program jointly hosted by Gamble Garden, The Woman’s Club of Palo Alto, and Canopy, our […]

Trees at Cesar Chavez campus 2019

Do Trees Need Fertilizer?

August 12, 2019

Welcome to Canopy’s Ask the Arborist blog series that features tree care tips and expert advice from local certified arborists.

Some tree care professionals recommend fertilizing all trees on an annual basis, claiming this keeps them healthy. They say their fertilizers […]

Arborist surveying tree

Tree Risk and Assessment for Home Owners

February 25, 2019

Welcome to Canopy’s Ask the Arborist blog series that features tree care tips and expert advice from local certified arborists. Check out other posts in the series: Tips for when you’re hiring an arborist and Root defects: secret flaws that […]

Root Defects: Secret Flaws That Could Kill Your Young Tree

March 5, 2018

Welcome to Canopy’s Ask the Arborist blog series that features tree care tips and expert advice from local certified arborists.

Secret Flaws of Nursery-Grown Trees

Ever planted a tree or shrub and watched it fail to thrive over the years? Or had […]

Tips for When You’re Hiring an Arborist

February 19, 2018

Welcome to Canopy’s Ask the Arborist blog series that features tree care tips and expert advice from local certified arborists. 

Choosing an arborist

Choosing a contractor for any job can be quite challenging, and picking an arborist can be exceptionally tough. The […]

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