Lineage Tree Care Blog

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How to Trim Hedges Like a Pro 

How to Trim Hedges Like a Pro 

Overgrown hedges — several bushes or shrubs planted together for privacy or to mark a boundary line — can detract from your home's curb appeal. Regular trimming is critical to keeping hedges looking their best, but many homeowners aren't sure how to trim hedges. If...

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How to Top a Tree Without Killing it?

When a tree overgrows to the point it no longer fits in its space, many homeowners consider topping off a tree. However, while tree topping is controversial to many tree care specialists, there is a time and place for cutting tree tops.  This controversy stems from...

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Fruit Tree Planting and Care – How to Guide

Fruit tree planting is one of the greatest joys for Seattle lawn owners. Planting a fruit tree in your backyard comes with numerous benefits: It allows you to promote your wellbeing with healthy and organic foods, rewild natural lands, protect wildlife, and more. ...

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How to Trim a Tree Without Killing it

Having properly trimmed and pruned trees can make your backyard more enjoyable. The trees create shade over your home, keep the property cool during the summer and protected during the winter, and provide a place to hang a swing for the little ones.  Pruning is the...

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How to Revive a Dead Tree

The average tree has the potential to live a long, healthy life. But, just like any living thing, trees can succumb to disease and die. But can a dead tree be revived? Sometimes it’s possible to revive a dying tree, but bringing a dead tree back to life may not always...

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What Happens To Roots After Stump Grinding

While natural landscapes are wildly beautiful and interesting, having an ill-placed tree stump is often considered to be more of a burden than a masterpiece of nature. Not only is a stump an eyesore in your landscape, but it also creates a less convenient space...

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How Long Does it Take a Tree to Fully Grow

Developing cities like Seattle are so much more beautiful with greenery amid tightly populated concrete landscapes, but how long does it take for a tree to grow? Tree-planting drives and seeding activities offer myriad benefits, and Lineage Tree Care is proud to be a...

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How To Cut Tree Branches

If you want beautiful trees, understanding how to trim and prune them is essential—and that means knowing how to cut a branch off a tree the right way is also essential.  Proper pruning yields several advantages. It not only allows you to control the shape and...

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How to Rot Tree Stumps Quickly

While grinding and burning are the most popular methods to kill a stump, there are limitations to both options. For instance, you can’t use large stump grinders near structures like foundation walls, plumbing systems, and outdoor fixtures. Similarly, burning stumps...

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How to Stop Tree Stump from Sprouting

If you have a problem tree in your yard, just cutting it down might not be enough. It’s not uncommon to find a stump sprouting new branches anywhere from days to months after a tree is cut down. Trees can be surprisingly tenacious—if any part of the tree, especially...

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