Lineage Tree Care Blog

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How to Assess Storm Damaged Trees

With these are winter storms whipping up around the Puget Sound we've been getting a lot of calls from homeowners about downed trees, broken branches, and dangerous situations, but how can you assess if a situation is dangerous on your own property? I know you...

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Can Healthy Trees Actually Add Value to Your Home?

There are a lot of ways to add value to a property: new kitchen, new bathroom, room or home addition, but did you know that landscaping and trees can also add value? Most of us think that trees are beautiful creatures, towering over the earth and adding valuable...

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Should I Brace My Tree? How to Survive a Storm

As I'm writing this I literally talk to someone on the Olympic Peninsula that is undergoing 50 to 60 mile an hour winds right now. A lot of trees on their property have blown over, fence posts have come up, and tin roofs have blown off. I don't know if it's headed our...

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Winter Freezing Damage to Trees

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Frost_Crack_on_Horse_Chestnut.JPG Temperatures are certainly chilly this week, aren't they? With our Northwest temperatures dipping down into the 20s, we've had a few calls about damage to trees whether it's ornamental or simply...

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Can I Use a Fallen Tree for Firewood?

Every year thousands of homeowners find fall and trees, logs, and branches on their property whether it's from strong winds, wet soil, or ground erosion. If you are one of these homeowners you might be wondering if you could use the tree is firewood? It is generally...

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How to Safely Hang Christmas Lights on Outdoor Trees

For those of us that love to display our holiday spirit with outdoor light displays, we can all agree that the goal is a warm holiday glow from the lights not from flames in our trees. With these holiday light hanging tips for outdoor trees you can create a festive,...

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Create Winter Garden Interest with Trees and Shrubs

  Winter and garden are not two words we normally hear together. Creating an interesting landscape during the winter months certainly comes with some challenges. Most of us just think of preparing plants for dormancy and leaving them there until the spring thaw. You...

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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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