Pines shed their needles the same as a leaf!

Pines shed their needles the same as a leaf!

Interior needles turn brown and fall off creating a natural mulch for the tree.. If your needles are turning brown from the tips that indicates a potential problem with the tree. As we move into fall and irrigation systems are turned off for the winter, ...

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Home Remedy to Kill Mistletoe in Trees

Home Remedy to Kill Mistletoe in Trees

Fall is a great Time to hike and enjoy the fall color.  This weekend my wife and I hiked in the Galena woods area. Prior to the hike I told myself “look for mistletoe “. I didn’t have to look very far to discover it EVERYWHERE! It is extremely easy to spot...

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Dogs and your lawn can coexist!

Dogs and your lawn can coexist!

Here in the Reno Nevada area many homes have small lawns. Small lawns are a way of conserving water and keeping maintenance to a minimum. Natural turf not only to adds a little green in a sea of beige, brown and tan, but  gives the home owner a place to...

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5 Minutes with Expert Brian Dean, part 3

5 Minutes with Expert Brian Dean, part 3

Brian Dean, an ISA Certified Arborist at Gail Willey Landscaping explains how landscape designers, architects and contractors need to be proactive regarding the needs of tree roots and the space they require prior to design and planting. Tree Roots and Soil Volume ...

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5 Minutes with Expert, Brian Dean part 2

5 Minutes with Expert, Brian Dean part 2

Brian Dean, a seasoned ISA certified arborist on the Gail Willey Landscaping staff, has a plethora of knowledge and is a go-to on all things regarding plant life. Here he explains how to spot turf disease, and how to handle it. Dollar Spot Disease in Turf Quick Facts...

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5 Minutes With Expert, Brian Dean part 1

5 Minutes With Expert, Brian Dean part 1

Today's post is by Brian Dean, an ISA certified arborist on the Gail Willey Landscaping staff. He has a plethora of knowledge and is a go-to on all things regarding plant life. Here he explains how the European White Burch favors in the Northern Nevada climate....

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