Lineage Tree Care Blog

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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....

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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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Common Cause of Sick or Dying Trees

We've heard of evergreen trees living for hundreds if not thousands of years so we never assume are a tree is just going to up and die one day. But, different weather factors and environmental issues can cause a tree to get sick and actually die. So, what causes these...

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5 Ways to Protect Your Trees from Storm Damage

We've had a couple of pretty nice days around here over the last couple of weeks but we do know that fall and winter is coming. And while we may not have the torrential storms they have in the south and east, we do get some doozies from time to time. If you have trees...

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10 Signs Your Tree Needs Pruning

We've talked about pruning and the best time to prune, which is not necessarily the fall, but sometimes you have to prune a tree to keep it healthy and vibrant. We've discussed the drawbacks to pruning in the fall, primarily because it stimulates new growth and you...

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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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