Monthly Archives: December 2012

Happy Holidays! We hope you all have a very happy holiday season this year! Make the yuletide bright with lots of family time around the Christmas tree. From our family to yours, Happy Holidays! Fondly,   The Thomas Family and team Winter Reminders from the City of Vancouver   Rain and leaves don’t mix! We can work together to make sure that storm drains are clear, to keep water moving this winter. Be sure to rake up the last of your leaves to prevent flooding in your area! […] Continue reading →

Dec canker

Returning rains often bring the reappearance of some all-too-familiar diseases in some of our favorite plants. Fruit trees are often particularly susceptible to pathogens, fungal disease and the like because they are often bred for their delicious, beautiful fruit rather than for their hearty constitutions. Trees are now moving into their dormant period and certain pathogens burrow up into the bark to stay for the winter, only to wreak havoc when the weather warms up. It’s important to […] Continue reading →