Lineage Tree Care Blog

Everything you need to know about trees

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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Most Common Questions About Tree Removal

Everyone has questions and it's important to ask them seasonal comfortable and are well aware of the job we're going to do for you. Here are some of the most common questions we get asked but of course, feel free to ask us anything about the job so you are well...

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Is the Moss on My Tree Bad for It?

A lot of fruit trees and trees that have been around about 10 years or more might get lichen on the tree. It's this crusty, green moss the tends to grow on the bark of trees at least 5 to 10 years old or older. Lichen is a unique organism because it's actually a...

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Benefits of Crown Reduction

Crown reduction is a pruning technique that removes weight from the end of branches and allows the tree to heal itself back to a healthy, growing lateral branch. This process reduces long, heavy branches as well as removing any limbs that may have defects or disease....

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Benefits of Stump Grinding in Bothell

When we remove a tree naturally there's a large stump left over. Depending on how big the tree was, the stump could be anywhere from 6 inches to 3 feet across, and that leaves quite a large unusable plot of land in its space. Most of the time we use stump grinding as...

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Did You Know This About Tree Removal?

Whether you are cleaning up after a storm, removing trees that could be hazardous or dead, or simply clearing a lot, some interesting things to know about tree removal. Boot spurs. when completely removing a tree we will use boot spurs that will penetrate the tree...

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Is My Tree Really Dead? Or Does it Just Need Water?

I love this time of year. Leaves are starting to come out, the wisteria, golden chain, and lilacs are in full bloom and that tree that you weren't sure about over the winter doesn't have any new leaves on it. Does that mean it's dead? Trees are susceptible to insects,...

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Why You Should Keep Trees and Shrubs Away From the House

We've all seen those beautiful old brick homes that have ivy and plants growing all over them. It's a beautiful site but it's terrible for the house. There are several reasons to plant trees near the house but remember, they weren't there when the house was built....

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