Lineage Tree Care Blog

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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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10 Ways You May Be Harming Your Trees and Didn’t Know

If you're like me, you take a tree care very seriously, and the last thing you want to do is unknowingly harm your tree. We see these issues a lot so if you're concerned about tree care, here are 10 things you may be doing to harm your tree that you just didn't even...

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Summer Checklist Your Trees Will Love

Finally! We're getting some great weather around the Puget Sound and the Pacific Northwest and I hope you are out there enjoying it. With this in mind, you might not be thinking about fall or winter just yet, but by putting into practice a little bit of planning now,...

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Pollen Everywhere! Will Cutting Down the Tree Help?

Itchy eyes, watery noses, dry, scratchy throats, and the hacking and coughing that comes along with pollen allergies is unknowing to say the very least. Sometimes it's downright debilitating and especially this time of year where everything is coming out in full bloom...

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What is Wind Sailing a Tree?

"Wind Sailing" is a method of crown reduction or pruning that removes some foliage mass which allows the wind to move more freely through the crown of a tree. While we've talked before that topping the tree an extremely bad idea, there is some controversy over wind...

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Could a Tree Root Be Your Plumbing Problem?

If you've been noticing some plumbing issues and you have trees growing really close to the house, this could be the problem. Trees growing next to house can provide shade and shelter and reduce and energy cost throughout the year, but there are some downsides. Roots...

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