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.
15 December 2018
If you've decided to buy a live tree for the holidays, you'll need to take some extra steps to help it transition to your yard once the holidays are over. Purchasing a live tree is an excellent way to decorate for the holidays while still doing something good for the environment. However, if you're not careful, your tree might not survive the season. Here are four steps you need to take with your live holiday tree.
24 October 2018
If you have an ash tree growing on your property, you may have noticed that it no longer appears as healthy as it once did. You may see leaves falling prematurely or the crowns of the tree dying at a rapid rate. If so, look for the following signs that your ash tree may have an emerald ash borer (EAB) infestation. Vertical Splits in the Bark One of the first things you should look at when determining whether your tree is suffering from an EAB infestation is the bark.
10 September 2018
If you have recently bought a new house in a developing neighborhood or if you have decided to plant some new trees in your yard, you need to make sure that you help your trees live through their first winter and the next few winters after that. Young trees are more vulnerable than mature trees to damage during the winter. Here are some things you can do to help your young trees thrive.
23 June 2018
Trees in your yard provide shade, beauty, and possibly fruits to eat. However, they require more than sun and water to stay strong and healthy. At some point, a tree needs to have a bit of trimming or pruning done for its own good. While you may be able to handle pruning some of the lower branches, it is always best to contact a professional for heavy trimming or work near the top of the tree.
15 April 2018
If you have mature trees on your property, you might want to do what you can to keep them looking good and thriving. If you do not have much experience with taking care of trees, however, you might not really know what to do. These are a few tips that can help. 1. Put Mulch Around Your Trees You might have noticed that a lot of people have mulch around their trees, but you might have always assumed that people did this for aesthetic reasons.