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Featured Tree of the Season: Chinese Lacebark Elm
The Chinese Lacebark Elm is a medium sized shade tree native to China. With a rounded canopy, it is often identified by its beautiful exfoliating bark. The bark peels away from the trunk in a puzzle piece pattern to expose shades of green, gray, orange, and brown. The Chinese Lacebark Elm tree has glossy, green … Continue reading Featured Tree of the Season: Chinese Lacebark Elm
Trees of Knowledge
This year, K.C. Arborist is excited to teach the students at Belinder Elementary and Oak Park Carpenter Elementary the importance and value of trees! Arbor Day (April 30th) is a perfect opportunity to bring awareness to our next generation of tree lovers. In recognition of Arbor day, Belinder & Oak Park Carpenter students will be … Continue reading Trees of Knowledge
The History of Arbor Day
Every April, many people wonder to themselves, “Why do we need a holiday just for trees?”. With so many holidays on the calendar, Arbor Day often goes unnoticed. However, this particular holiday is growing more important each year. The first Arbor Day was observed on April 10, 1872. Julius Sterling Morton, a journalist and politician … Continue reading The History of Arbor Day
Kermes Oak Scale Attacks in the Metro
In the early fall and late spring months, home owners should be on alert for a tiny, round insect called kermes oak scale. Although these insects are smaller than a pea, they have been responsible for massive amounts of damage on Bur Oak and Pin Oak trees in the Kansas City metro area. Kermes … Continue reading Kermes Oak Scale Attacks in the Metro
What Does “Certificate of Insurance” Mean to Me?
When a homeowner agrees to have any work performed at their home and property, most would not think to ask that company or individual about a certificate of insurance. Contracting work with uninsured or underinsured companies or individuals can be a very costly error. A certificate of insurance is often demanded in situations where liability … Continue reading What Does “Certificate of Insurance” Mean to Me?