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Dec
05
How to Know If a Tree Is Dead

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Deciding when it's time to cut down a tree can be difficult. It's easy to grow attached to a tree in your yard, as they're beautiful and beneficial — plus, they add value and interest to your property.


However, the most difficult part of tree removal is knowing how to tell if a tree is dead and if there are any potential hazards associated with the tree.


When Should I Cut Down a Tree on My Property?


The first and most important step of knowing when to remove a tree is evaluating its health and checking for signs of decay. Try to determine how close the tree is to your house, driveway, power lines or other structures.


Finally, look closely at the tree itself. Is it healthy and thriving? Is ...


Nov
12
Best Time to Plant Trees


When is the best time to plant trees? It would be nice if the correct answer were anytime. Perhaps the best investment or addition you can make to your property is planting a tree. Whenever you plant a tree, you’ll be greatly rewarded with a living organism that purifies your air, creates bird habitat, beautifies your grounds and adds monetary value to your home. For those reasons alone, any time is the best time to plant a tree.



Unfortunately, “any time” isn’t the right answer. Investing in tree planting can be an expensive proposition, and you want to make sure you have the optimum return on your tree investment. You want your trees to quickly establish in their new ...


Nov
12
Replanting Christmas Trees

Replanting Christmas Trees


For most people, the Christmas season wouldn’t be the same without a Christmas tree in their home. The touch of luscious green needles, the aroma of pitch and bark, as well as the glow of lights and the glitter of decorations give a warm contrasting comfort compared to the outside cold. If you connect the joy of Christmas to your festive Christmas tree, you’re not alone.


Many United States households celebrate Christmas by putting up a tree. Americans buy approximately 30 million real Christmas trees every year. These aren’t artificial or imitation trees. They’re real trees with the feel, smell and look to confirm they’re still part of n...


Nov
08
Tips for Winter Tree Care

Tips for Winter Tree Care


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There is nothing quite like the sight of winter snow glistening on the trees around your home. Although it is a beautiful sight to see, you may find yourself wondering how to prepare your trees for winter.

Trees are built to withstand cold winter months and snowy conditions — but that doesn't mean they don't require a little help. There are several things you can do as a tree owner to prepare and protect your trees during winter months.


How to Prepare Trees for Winter


As you make preparations for winter around your home, there are a few things you can do to make the cold and snow easier on your trees.



  • Address existing concerns: If your tree is showing signs of da...

Nov
07
How to Prevent Fallen Trees

How to Prevent Fallen Trees


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Trees are living organisms. Like any other living thing, they can become sick or damaged. These injuries can worsen over time, leading to tree decay and rot. These weakened trees are more susceptible to falling.

While removing the tree from your yard is certainly an option, it is not always desirable. Trees are beautiful and offer your home many benefits. They provide shade, help prevent soil erosion, buffer heavy noise pollution, increase your home's property value and more.


Thankfully, there are several things you can do to prevent, anticipate and remedy a fallen tree.


The Importance of Regular Tree Inspection


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It is your legal responsibility to maintain any trees on...


Nov
07
When Is the Best Time to Prune Trees?

When Is the Best Time to Prune Trees?


Pruning your yard’s trees may seem like a straightforward task — just trim away the overgrown or outreaching branches whenever they become a nuisance, right? After all, what is tree pruning but a bit of cutting here and there? When you properly prune your trees, you’re actually removing specific branches or stems that will benefit the entire tree. Taking proper care of your trees, including pruning, is necessary to promote healthy tree growth and appearance. By pruning your trees, you will also:




  • Stimulate healthy tree growth




  • Encourage fruit production




  • Reduce pest infestation




  • Remove hazardous branches




  • Prevent and treat tree diseases






When to Pr...


May
24
Summer Tree Care

Summer Tree Care Tips


By taking proper care of your trees during the summer months, you can ensure happy and healthy tree growth and appearance in the fall. Summer tree care and maintenance is a fairly simple checklist and can be performed in little time. When caring for trees in summer, just follow these five easy summer tree care tips.



Watering


Keeping your trees green and lush is simple — just add water. Trees, especially those that are young or freshly planted, need at least 1 inch of water per week. For the best and most effective watering practices, give your trees water early in the morning before the summer heat sets in for the day. Add the water slowly over a period of time to e...


May
24
Best Shade Trees

Best Shade Trees



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Shade trees are a nearly invaluable component of every piece of property. Without these huge spreading branches to lend shade over your house or yard, summers can grow unbearably hot, and it can be hard to spend time outside without constantly needing to squint into the light. Shade trees have even been known to help reduce electric bills by shading the house and easing the strain on the air conditioning. When faced with identical houses, one with a few tasteful shade trees and one without, it isn’t hard to see why most of us would choose the house with the shade trees every time.


Despite the many benefits of shade trees, there’s one major drawback that often st...


Apr
01
How to Save a Dying Tree


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New York City is best known for its bright lights, tall buildings and concrete masses interconnecting this bustling place. “Cementland," as some call the Big Apple, isn’t well associated with green spaces, especially the wide variety of trees found in the urban forest. Many of New York’s trees, however, are native species that were thoughtfully preserved by previous generations as the city expanded. But today, many local homeowners and property managers need help to save their dying trees.


Trees are living creatures. They require water, food, light and other life necessities just like humans. As with people, trees get old, diseased and injured. Eventually, trees die, which ...


 
 

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