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Danger signs can point to falling trees

WTOP Garden Editor Mike McGrath calls falling trees and tree limbs "one of the biggest dangers of being outdoors."

Tuesday - 09/02/2014, 04:55am EDT

Tags: tree collapse, Mike McGrath, Garden Plot, falling trees, Howard County

Maryland warns about unlicensed tree crews

If there's a knock on the door and someone offers to trim the trees but need upfront payment -- you've just been targeted by a "woodchuck."

Thursday - 06/05/2014, 04:10pm EDT

Tags: woodchuck

MoCo officials want to plant 100,000 trees

Using fees from last year's Tree Canopy law, two Montgomery County officials say the county will work with various community organizations to plant 100,000 new trees.

Monday - 06/02/2014, 03:25pm EDT

Tags: montgomery county

Va. grants awarded for tree-planting program

Tuesday - 03/25/2014, 04:28am EDT

Tags: grant

An iced-over tree? 'Leave it alone'

It's a common sight in the area today: Trees and shrubs encased in ice, with branches bending from the weight. You may think you're doing the plants a favor by breaking the ice off, but an expert says, "leave it alone."

Monday - 12/09/2013, 11:42am EST

Tags: tree pruning, snow, arborist

Tips to prepare trees for potentially damaging weather

As surely as summer gives way to fall, wintry weather will threaten in the weeks and months ahead. This is the time to prepare trees for bad weather.

Tuesday - 10/22/2013, 07:43am EDT

Tags: Dick Uliano, weather, snow, Mike McGrath, caring for trees

Charlottesville considers tree protection

Charlottesville City Council is considering an proposed ordinance aimed at protecting some trees in the city.

Monday - 10/07/2013, 03:39pm EDT

Tags: Charlottesville, Va.,

How to get rid of evergreen-eating bagworms

Evergreens throughout the region are being confronted with a new kind of enemy: the bagworm.

Tuesday - 08/20/2013, 07:17am EDT

Tags: bagworms, Mike Raupp, insects, bugs, University of Maryland

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