Tree lawns and right of ways

Tree lawns and right of ways

The Village of Swanton completed its plantings for 2018 and it was a very successful season.There were 27 trees placed in a development which had no s...

February 11th, 2019 |  


Fighting for Ohio GM workers

Fighting for Ohio GM workers

If you love this country, you fight for the people who make it work — people like the workers at Lordstown.That’s why Senator Portman and ...

December 17th, 2018 |  


The Twisted Twig

The Twisted Twig

We all gather our life lessons from many sources. Some from our parents and some from our grandparents. Some are passed down and assumed to be true. S...

August 31st, 2018 |  



The Twisted Twig

The Twisted Twig

Looks like it will soon be the “end of days” for most of our unwanted invasive friends, the Gypsy Moths. Sometime this month, when the wea...

May 7th, 2018 |  


The Twisted Twig

The Twisted Twig

Some of our best friends in the landscape are our mature trees. Tall, stately, shade giving, they provide a sense of security and permanence. Surveyor...

January 29th, 2018 |  


The Twisted Twig

The Twisted Twig

Just like every other media at this time of the year, we thought it would be a nice opportunity to do an accounting of what the Swanton Tree Commissio...

December 11th, 2017 updated: December 12th, 2017. |  


The Twisted Twig

The Twisted Twig

It’s starting to get cold and our trees are ready to go to sleep for a few months. Believe it or not it’s planting season Well, for trees ...

November 20th, 2017 |  


The Twisted Twig

The Twisted Twig

After reading The Twisted Twig over the last year, you might be asking just who is the Swanton Tree Commission and what does it mean to me and the com...

October 2nd, 2017 |  


The Twisted Twig – A Homeowners Guide to Urban Forestry

The Twisted Twig – A Homeowners Guide to Urban Forestry

In Mid July, I received an email from a friend at the Ohio DNR Division of Forestry. She had gotten a call from a local resident who is sensitive to s...

July 3rd, 2017 |  


The Twisted Twig – A Homeowners Guide to Urban Forestry

The Twisted Twig – A Homeowners Guide to Urban Forestry

This is the third installment of a series of quarterly articles to be published by the Swanton Tree Commission. These articles are meant to be informa...

May 1st, 2017 |