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Tending Elder Oaks With Our Soil Mineral Treatment!

Tending elder Oaks with our soil mineral treatment! The minerals we spread beneath the Oak canopy mimic the benefits that a low intensity fire would provide. Restoring soil health through a tremendous amount of elements and nutrients that enhance tree growth. #stewardship on Tamien territory (Portola Valley) 🔥🍃 #oaks #minerals #elements #whatwouldfiredo #nutrientsupport #treehealth #treehealthcare #landback #bayareabusiness #womeninbusiness #savetheoaks #oldgrowth #rematria

Good Fire On The Land At Indian Canyon!

Good fire on the land at Indian Canyon! “Our meadow restoration practices [with fire] have proven that we don’t need to reintroduce species, because what belongs there is there and or will be brought back there by the habitat while traveling through the meadow. All the plants that belong there will flourish when the water returns and the openness returns and the sunlight returns and they are no longer competing for space and moisture or light.“ -Ron Goode, North Fork Mono Tri

Fire Mimicry Takes Many Forms...

“What would fire do?” Fire mimicry takes many forms, clearing is a big aspect of healing Oak groves! A healthy, low intensity fire would creep through the land and burn up any low vegetation, unlock nutrients, reduce pathogens and clean the forest floor! 📍 Mutsun Territory, in Tayauta “home of the elk” #chainsaw #clearing #treeclearing #treepruning #treehealth #treehealthcare #treehealing #chainsawwoman #chainsawman #landback #honornativeland #goodfire #fire #whatwouldfiredo

Calcium Rich Limewash

Limewash The calcium rich limewash signifies a tended tree, serving as a visual representation that an Oak is on its way to recovery. ++Protecting, feeding and stimulating healing of the tree bark and living tissue. 📍Awaswas territory #trees #landback #oaktree #respect #limewash #limewashedoak #protect #health #stewardship #healingjourney #firemimicry #tendit #elementaltree #element #oaklife #pollardedtrees

Mr. Miyagi Wisdom “Think Only Tree”

Wait for it… sound on! Mr. Miyagi wisdom “Think only tree” Surgery on a worm infested Coast Live Oak. #mrmiyagi #karatekid #hatchet #worm #sendit #tendit #onlytree #ko #bonzai #surgery #oaksurgery #insectdamage #elemental #humor #explorepage #soundon

Canopy Coverage

Canopy coverage of Oak Trees is ideal with 90% canopy & 10% sky We’ll see how these Coast Live Oaks improve after treatments! Located on Awaswas territory. #trees #oaktree #santacruz #awaswas #honornativeland #canopy #treecanopy #treelove #treecare #treenetwork #landback #stewardship #tendit #healing #treehealth #treehealing #nature #views #lovemyjob #love #earthing #naturebeauty #treeworker #supportlocalbusiness #elemental

Insect Damage Surgery

Insect damage surgery See full process of our surgery steps! 1. Reveal of decayed & eaten tissue that is darkened & infected from insects & worms eating through the tree 2. Hatcheting reveals red (healthy) tissue and shows perimeter of surgical section 3. Multi-tooled finished surgery with all infection removed 4. Fully cauterized tissue: the fire stimulates healing of the tree after it has been opened 5. Limewash poultice to provide calcium to the healing area and keep the t

Benefits of Limewash On Trees

Golden hour limewash ❤️‍🔥 Benefits of Limewash on trees: The limewash is a very necessary part of the process. We call it “liquid fire” it essentially acts as a protective coat to the trunk that is very alkalizing and high in calcium. It prevents insects, mosses and lichens from colonizing the tree bark and reduces further cracking/splitting in the tissue. The bark of Coast Live Oaks should be smooth, but because of the Calcium and nutrient deficiency with no fire or additio