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2011-12-15 14:00:00

Almstead Tree & Shrub Care Co. offers tips to prepare your landscape for winter while saving time and money. New Rochelle, N.Y. (PRWEB) December 15, 2011 Almstead Tree & Shrub Care Co. offers tips to prepare your landscape for winter while saving time and money. Winter is a season full of holiday cheer, festive gatherings and, in our part of the country, beautiful snow-covered landscapes. When it comes to outdoor maintenance, the image of a snow shovel most likely comes to mind...

2011-10-26 18:10:00

An early snow storm in Denver and along the Colorado Front Range is causing significant tree damage. Swingle Lawn, Tree and Landscape Care offers expert outlook and recommendations. Denver, Colorado (PRWEB) October 26, 2011 Swingle Lawn, Tree and Landscape Care is receiving a flood of calls related to significant damage to trees in and around Denver and the Colorado Front Range. Common issues include: Limbs that have fallen on cars, or blocking roadways, driveways and sidewalks; trees have...

2011-08-18 02:00:00

DORCHESTER, England, August 18, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Do you have the right certificates for the job you do? Leading land based training provider [http://www.newlandstraining.com ] Newlands Training has reminded all arboriculturalists working with chainsaws that they are required to hold certificates of competence before they can work. Newlands Training supplies a range of basic and intermediate chainsaw courses...

2011-07-27 10:30:00

HAYWARD, Calif., July 27, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Arborwell, California's leading professional tree management company, has announced the addition of Blaine Boccignone as a new Account Manager in its San Jose Region. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110727/SF42136) Boccignone, an ISA Certified Arborist, began his career in arboriculture at Cal Poly San Luis Obispo with a degree in Natural Resource Management and a concentration in Urban Forestry. He then worked at ArborCare...

2011-07-24 23:00:00

CHAMPAIGN, Ill., July 25, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Seven professionals--some forging new ways to save the urban tree canopy, partnering with innovative tree planting programs, and teaching children around the world about the science of tree care--have been selected as the International Society of Arboriculture's (ISA) 2011 class of "True Professionals of Arboriculture." Recognition took place at the 87th annual ISA Conference and Trade Show, July 23-27th in Sydney, Australia honoring:...

2011-06-02 10:15:00

HAYWARD, Calif., June 2, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Arborwell, California's leading professional tree management company has announced the addition of Kevin Morgenstern as the new Stump Grinding Production Manager. Arborwell has merged with Morgenstern's company West Bay Stump Removal and acquired his San Francisco and Peninsula customer base. Peter Sortwell, Arborwell's President and CEO, is thrilled to have Morgenstern join the Arborwell ranks. "We are excited about our new management...

2011-05-09 08:50:00

RICHMOND, Va., May 9, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- With the arrival of spring gardening and landscaping season, Dominion Virginia Power urges customers to plan carefully and choose trees and planting locations that will not endanger people, power lines or equipment. "Trees and branches that touch electrical lines and equipment are the number-one cause of power outages and can present a serious risk of electrical shock to anyone coming into contact with them," said Rodney Blevins, vice...


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baudekin
  • A rich embroidered or brocaded silk fabric woven originally with a warp of gold thread.
'Baudekin' seems to be an alternative form of 'baldachin,' from the Italian 'Baldacco,' Baghdad, the city where the material was made.
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