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How Do I Know I Need Tree Removal?

If you're not too sure you need a tree removed on your property there are a few signs to let you know. Here are some of the most common reasons you'll need a tree removed from your property. #1. Dead wood. You might not be able to spot dead wood throughout the fall...

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How Does a Drought Affect Your Trees?

It's no secret that it's been months since we've had rain... and a little sprinkle a couple weeks ago doesn't count. Everything is wilting, dropping and drying up. So how do you know when to water your trees or how do you know how far gone they could be and should be...

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5 Common Tree Pruning Mistakes Homeowners Make

Trimming or pruning a tree doesn't seem that difficult but do it wrong and you could end up with an ugly looking tree or even a damaged tree. There are right and wrong ways to prune a tree if you just start clipping away and hacking at every branch you don't like, you...

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The Best Way to Deal with Storm Damaged Trees

Even though we're not quite into storm season yet, fall is right around the corner and we will be getting more and more windy days, cloudy days and eventually rainy, stormy days. So what happens if you have to deal with a storm damaged tree on your property? First,...

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Should You Protect Your Trees from the Sun?

A sunburn on a tree? Can that really happen? Surprisingly, it can. It's called Sunscald, and it happens when a tree gets too much exposure to sunlight. It can affect really any part of the tree including the bark, leaves, or any fruit the tree might bear. The bark is...

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5 Major Tree Care Mistakes Often Made on Public Property

This is not just to talk about trees on commercial property or public land but it can also happen on your own private property as well. These things are more likely to happen on commercial land because not as much care might be put into planning and proper planting of...

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Can I Use Stump Grindings for Mulch?

Got a few stumps? Don't want 'em anymore? That's easy enough, but what do you do with them? Removing stumps is not just as easy as ripping it out of the ground. That's usually NOT the way to do it. What tree care professionals do is stump grinding. Sure you can...

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Tree Care After a Storm

Ice, high winds, and torrential rains can all cause damage to trees on your property. If these trees are not dealt with properly they could put you and your property at risk. Trees from storm damage can entangle with overhead power lines and falling lens could add a...

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The Two Parts of Tree Removal

When we are asked to remove a tree, people are often unaware that there are two parts to the process. First and most obvious is we take the actual tree down. Depending on the size of the tree and its location, we either fell it, or more often we take it down in...

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Should I Cut Tree Roots?

Is it healthy or safe to ever cut tree roots? That tree is getting awfully close to the house... those roots might burrow under the foundation and ruin the house. Is is safe to cut just the roots? This is a very common question is important to know the rules and...

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