Keeping Your Trees Healthy
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Keeping Your Trees Healthy

When I first bought a new house, I realized that the front trees were a little overgrown. I was worried about a branch breaking in the wind and smashing into a window or the roof, and so I decided to invest in professional tree service. When the arborist came, he had more concerns than just a few overgrown branches. Apparently, a few of my trees had also developed serious pest infestations, and I was worried about what it might mean for their health. He carefully trimmed each tree to ward off disease, and within a few weeks, they were looking a lot better. This blog explains how a professional tree trimmer could help you, so that you aren't left with dying trees.

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  • Brown Rot: How To Spot It And Treat It On Peach Trees

    6 October 2015

    Brown rot is a fungal disease that can infect many stone fruits, but is particularly common in peaches. Large peach farms usually have programs to prevent this disease through frequent spraying and careful pruning, but if you just have a peach tree or two on your property, you may not undergo these preventative measures. Thus, it's important to know the signs of brown rot, so you can treat it properly if your tree becomes infected.

  • How A Tree Should Be Taken Care Of To Stay Healthy

    29 September 2015

    Is your tree full of branches that haven't been pruned in a long time? Taking care of the soil and getting your trees pruned is important if you expect your tree to stay healthy. Find out in this article what you should know about tree care, as well as what professional pruning is estimated to cost. How Should a Tree Be Cared For? You must make sure tree branches are pruned on a regular basis to prevent diseases.

  • Tips For Successful Oak Tree Stump Removal

    24 September 2015

    Now that you have cut down the dead oak tree in your yard, it is time to rent a stump grinder and remove the tree stump from your property. Left in place, the tree will slowly rot over time and can become a host for pest insects such as termites, so it needs to be removed. Since oak trees are a species of tree that have very hard dense wood, removing their stumps requires that you take some special precautions.

  • There's No Water Left: Keeping Your Tree Healthy In A Drought

    11 August 2015

    California's severe drought has put growing vegetation in severe danger; if you are living in an area suffering from similar conditions, your yard's trees could suffer the same fate. Thankfully, you can save your trees by following these simple guidelines. Start by Mulching Mulch is composed of decomposing organic materials that you can spread around the base of your trees. It is often made out of items as diverse as bark, wood chips, straw, and pine needles.

  • The Dangers Of The Destructive Bronze Birch Borer

    6 August 2015

    Birch trees are a very lovely addition to your yard, but they suffer from one of the most destructive of all pest infestations: the bronze birch borer. This pest causes life-threatening damage to birch trees across the nation, and understanding these creatures and how to treat them can help clean them out of your yard forever. Life Cycle The life cycle of the bronze birch borer is incredibly destructive because every step of it somehow involves damaging birch trees.