Lineage Tree Care Blog

Everything you need to know about trees

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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Is Pruning a Tree the Same as Topping a Tree?

We've talked about tree topping in several blog posts and how dangerous it can be to the tree but regardless, every year someone continues to ask if they can reduce the size of the tree, cut the top off, or buzz cut a tree. While we always state the topping a tree is...

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Tree Care Service in Granite Falls

We actually called this company by mistake since they were not in our area. They came right away and gave us a great quote, so we went with them. They were on time and. worked hard until the job was done, very happy with their work and the best price too. We would...

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Tree Service Review from Kirkland Washington

"These guys are efficient, run their business legally/ethically, and cost us $1000 less than 3 other estimates that we received on our 5 trees. You'll want to get them to estimate your job." - Shane That's what we love to hear!  And whether it's Kirkland, Woodinville,...

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How to Safely Prune Hard to Reach Branches

Since we are in the mood to talk about tree pruning the last couple of weeks this has also become a topic of concern, how to prune hard-to-reach branches and limbs. Whether it's limbs hitting the side of your house, fruit trees branches too tall to reach any possible...

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Sudden Branch Drop – Look Out!

As we head into spring we might have some windy, warm days, which can give way to Sudden Branch Drop. The name implies exactly what it is, you're walking through the forest or your backyard and you hear a popping and cracking sound and all of a sudden a huge branch...

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Okay, Now! Now is the Time to Finally Prune Fruit Trees

Okay, I have held you off long enough, it is now time to prune your trees. We are seeing more and more sunny, warm days, which is crazy after snow just three weeks ago. But these warmer days and of course, the sunshine, makes our trees wake up and get ready to do...

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5 Common Problems with Trees and How to Fix Them

We've finally had a few nice days around the Pacific Northwest and it means people are getting out into their yards, breaking out the lawn more for the first time this year and looking into pruning and what to do with the trees. We've been seeing a lot of high...

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