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Is Your Bothell Evergreen Tree Dying from the Bottom Up?

Is Your Bothell Evergreen Tree Dying from the Bottom Up?

Around the Pacific Northwest, we have a lot of evergreen trees ends this typically around Bothell Washington. Of course, anyone can have an evergreen tree from the Canadian border to Southern Oregon, but we specifically work within the Snohomish County area with an...

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10 Signs it’s Time to Trim or Prune Your Trees

10 Signs it’s Time to Trim or Prune Your Trees

Yes, we still are in winter so most of our trees are still dormant but there is an occasional reason to tram or prune a tree regardless of the time of year. If your trees are looking a little shaggy or you are concerned for the safety of the tree or other items in...

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Should You Start Pruning Trees in Winter?

Should You Start Pruning Trees in Winter?

I feel I could write this blog for every month of the year. People call up and ask if now is a good time to start pruning or trimming trees, and while we are definitely in the middle of winter here, we’re not getting freezing temperatures like we normally do this time...

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Removing a Tree Can Be the Most Dangerous Job

And certainly not something to take lightly or be performed by an amateur. According to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, there are 200 tree-related fatal injuries on average every year in the United States. In 2012, there were 60 injury-related deaths for tree...

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How to Assess Storm Damaged Trees

How to Assess Storm Damaged Trees

With these are winter storms whipping up around the Puget Sound we've been getting a lot of calls from homeowners about downed trees, broken branches, and dangerous situations, but how can you assess if a situation is dangerous on your own property? I know you...

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Should I Brace My Tree? How to Survive a Storm

Should I Brace My Tree? How to Survive a Storm

As I'm writing this I literally talk to someone on the Olympic Peninsula that is undergoing 50 to 60 mile an hour winds right now. A lot of trees on their property have blown over, fence posts have come up, and tin roofs have blown off. I don't know if it's headed our...

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Winter Freezing Damage to Trees

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Frost_Crack_on_Horse_Chestnut.JPG Temperatures are certainly chilly this week, aren't they? With our Northwest temperatures dipping down into the 20s, we've had a few calls about damage to trees whether it's ornamental or simply...

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Can I Use a Fallen Tree for Firewood?

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

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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