Resources for your learning

The International Society of Arboriculture

The Arbor Day Foundation

Virginia Cooperative Extension Office, a service of Virginia Tech

Farmer's Almanac links to national Extension Offices

Big Tree Register

Miss Utility, call before you dig

No Topping article by VA Tech researchers

Mount Rainier National Park Service

Visit Our Community of Fine Craftsmen and Technicians 

Lithic Construction 
Custom builder, green builder and general contractor specializing in custom design, carpentry, stone masonry, painting, site work, and green construction in Charlottesville, VA and Central Virginia.

L & L Crane Services Inc (434) 295-6672‎ 
One of the most skilled crane services in central Virginia.

Old World Carpentry 
Historic Renovations, Custom sawing with a portable saw mill, Interior and exterior remodeling, custom cabinetry and built-ins, and outdoor living spaces.

Further reading and enrichment:

Better Lawn Care
Helpful information about growing beautiful, sustainable lawns from a professional with over 15 years experience. Proper mowing, watering, fertilizing and integrated pest management strategies. Learn how to select the best grass type for your climate and region.

Landscape Design Advice 
Expert information from a Landscape Architect on design, hardscapes, implementation, water elements, garden features, and of course plants and trees!

Make sure you hire an ISA Certified Arborist® for your tree care!
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Charlottesville VA
Tree Service

K Thomas Lawson, ISA Certified Arborist® No. MA-0305A
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Check this out!  what can a 24 inch diameter Northern Red Oak in your yard* do this year?

Your tree will:

  • Intercept 7,129 gallons of storm-water runoff

  • Raise the property value by $98 per year
  • Add 509 square feet of Leaf Surface Area
  • Conserve 208 kilowatt/hours of electricity for cooling
  • Reduce air temperatures around and below it
  • Intercept particulates like dust, ash & smoke
  • Absorb pollutants like ozone, nitrogen dioxide and sulfur dioxide
  • Reduce atmospheric carbon by 902 pounds.

Wow, let’s take care of those trees

  • Prune to maintain health;
  • Remove before they are too dangerous for you and your property!


*Charlottesville geographic region

This calculation was done at

Red Oak in Charlottesville VA