Lineage Tree Care Blog

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What is Frost Crack in Trees?

Frost Crack, what is it and what can be done to remedy it? Often during the fall and winter months the temperatures drastically change between the daylight and nighttime hours. Due to these large dips and upswings in the temperature you may notice significant vertical...

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How to Care for Snohomish County Trees in the Winter

We are halfway through fall, and winter is fast approaching in this busy holiday season. Many people tend to forget about tree and garden care in the winter months because smaller plants are not flowering during the winter it leads many people to believe their...

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Common Cause of Sick or Dying Trees

We've heard of evergreen trees living for hundreds if not thousands of years so we never assume are a tree is just going to up and die one day. But, different weather factors and environmental issues can cause a tree to get sick and actually die. So, what causes these...

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5 Ways to Protect Your Trees from Storm Damage

We've had a couple of pretty nice days around here over the last couple of weeks but we do know that fall and winter is coming. And while we may not have the torrential storms they have in the south and east, we do get some doozies from time to time. If you have trees...

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10 Signs Your Tree Needs Pruning

We've talked about pruning and the best time to prune, which is not necessarily the fall, but sometimes you have to prune a tree to keep it healthy and vibrant. We've discussed the drawbacks to pruning in the fall, primarily because it stimulates new growth and you...

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Because Nature Can Be a Mother

Emergency Tree Removal I've been noticing it getting windier and windier as we head into fall. Now that kids are back in school, it seems the weather instantly turned from summer to fall. I'm okay with that since I think we had a pretty good summer albeit a short one,...

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5 Benefits to Tree Shaping

Fall is definitely in the air and even though were waking up to a little chillier temperatures, were technically not in fall yet. I had a call the other day about tree shaping and if there are reasons to do it and why or why not. So I thought it would do a blog post...

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Popular Tree Care Myths Debunked

We run across a lot of interesting ideas when it comes to tree care and some old wives tales about cutting a tree, topping a tree, or caring for tree wounds, but these are some of the most popular tree care myths and we're going to debunk them today. Myth #1. Paint a...

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How Often Should I be Watering My Trees?

We have gotten rain around here for several weeks and I'm noticing it in some of my shrubs around the house. The starting to droop and leaves are starting to get a little bit brown on the tips. This definitely means it's time to water and it might be a little bit too...

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How Safe Are My Backyard Trees From Fire?

In lieu of the recent wildfires going on around Washington in California, it was brought to my attention to consider doing a post about fire safety around backyard trees. We've had people ask what a safe distance is to have a tree near a fire pit, but being that it's...

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