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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

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

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

Exciting Mushroom!

Exciting mushroom results from our fire mimicry treatment! A beautiful Bolete mushroom growing underneath a treated Coast Live Oak. The minerals & compost tea applied to the soil supported the mycorrhizal network to promote fruiting bodies! Boletes were present under multiple treated Oaks on this property in Tayuta “home of the elk” (Watsonville) on Awaswas/Mutsun territory. #treehealth #oak #coastliveoak #bolete #mushroomtree #mushroom #mycorrhizal #firemimicry #composttea #

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