Fun Critter and Tree Booklets for kids to be featured at the Roseville Libraries

Roseville City Libraries are planning a “Spring Reading Challenge”, which will run March 2 – April 30. They will be highlighting a new activity each week. RUFF’s booklets, “Who Lives Here?” and “What Tree is This?” will be part of the weekly activities. The city staff thinks the booklets are a perfect fit, because they …

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What’s that tree with the pink flowers?

It’s mid-February and already trees are showing that spring is approaching. The pink flowers of the Purple Leaf Plum are a welcome sight with its profuse bloom. The flowers are usually single, meaning that they have one row of petals, and are light to medium pink. The entire tree blooms at one time, making an …

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Does my tree need pruning?

Recognizing what needs pruning on your tree involves looking at your tree from all sides. Sometimes a tree looks fine from one side and a serious defect shows up from the other side. Below we show several common tree problems that can be improved by proper pruning. Look your tree over and see if it …

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Coast Redwood with Brown Foliage

My Coast Redwood has brown foliage, does it need more water? While it is true that Coast Redwoods need summer irrigation, in late summer (August or September) they will be showing brown foliage as the tree gets rid of some of the older growth. But a brown redwood could also be a sign that the …

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Helping people choose and grow great trees Trees can add so much to your landscape, if they are good trees planted in the right place. We have helped thousands of families add trees to their landscape and helped them keep their trees vigorous and healthy. The trees are now doing their jobs cooling our homes …

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