Comparing Silva Cells and Structural Soil

We get asked to compare Silva Cells to CU Soil with some frequency. It’s a comparison that we always hesitate to make, because to us it’s really a case of apples and oranges. While they may seem to be solutions to the same challenges, there are some very significant differences that affect their value and performance for tree growth… More

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Silva Cells Support Trees at Bomber Command Memorial

Introduction “The fighters are our salvation but the bombers alone provide the means of victory.” Winston Churchill’s words from September 1940 were prophetic, an early forecast of the indispensable role these aircraft would play in the triumph over Nazism in World War II. Dedicated to the courageous veterans of the Bomber Command, a bronze memorial… More

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Royal Tyrrell Museum: Dinosaurs and Silva Cells

Introduction It’s August 12, 1884, and geologist Joseph Tyrrell — on the hunt for coal seams in Alberta’s Red Deer Valley — discovers something far different: the first dinosaur fossil ever found in the region, later named the Albertosaurus for its geographical lineage. A hundred years later, the Tyrrell Museum in Drumheller, an homage to… More

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What a Difference Soil Volume Makes!

One of the chief advantages of the Silva Cell system is its ability to provide a robust soil environment for city trees — but why is this beneficial in the growth of healthy urban forests? Simply put, trees need adequate soil volume to properly grow: the more, the better. As we’ve discussed previously, roots are… More

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