There are many reasons why people choose to plant trees on their property, which include to improve the appearance of the landscape and to provide shade. It's often necessary for homeowners to contact a tree service to trim their trees, care for diseased trees and to remove trees. We aren't affiliated with tree service professionals but we think homeowners should understand the importance of tree specialists and why their services are needed. We researched tree care and talked to professionals in the tree service industry to obtain the information we needed for this blog. As you read these articles, you'll learn when it's necessary to contact a tree service to maintain and care for your trees.
27 July 2020
Walnut trees are majestic and beautiful, but they are also prone to a number of serious diseases. One of these diseases is called thousands cankers disease (TCD). Since TCD is so serious (and usually results in a tree needing to be removed), it is important for anyone with a walnut tree to know the basics about the ailment and how to address it. That's exactly the information you will find below.
14 July 2020
When a tree starts to look diseased, when one of its major branches break, or when it starts to take on a less-than-ideal shape, your instinct may be to have the tree removed. In many cases, this is the easiest (and probably also the most affordable) approach. However, if you have some affection for the tree or would like to keep it around for some reason, there may be a way to do that.
9 July 2020
Fruit trees are a delicious addition to your backyard, but you'll soon realize that if you want delicious fruit, you have to provide your trees with great care. One of the most important steps in caring for fruit trees of any variety is applying a dormant oil spray. Here's a closer look at this early-season care step. What is dormant oil spray? Dormant oil is a blend of oils and other ingredients that are meant to be applied to your fruit trees during the dormant season.
19 June 2020
After you chop down a tree, you are left with a stump. If you leave that stump alone, it will eventually deteriorate. But that process might take five or ten years — maybe even longer. Most experts and tree removal companies recommend that you take matters into your own hands and remove the stump. Why? Well, as it turns out, there are several good reasons to remove the stump after removing the tree.
10 June 2020
Many homeowners struggle with the area around the base of their landscape trees. Grass often grows sparsely in this spot due to shading and competition for the tree, so all that thrives is a few weedy plants. Fortunately, mulch provides a viable solution to this problem and it benefits the tree by reducing weed competition, insulating surface roots, and conserving water. What Kind of Mulch Is Best? You can use wood chips or bark mulch around any type of deciduous tree, except for black walnut as it produces a chemical that stunts plant growth.