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.
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.
26 May 2020
Healthy landscape trees depend on regular pruning, no matter their age or size. Annual trims can prevent injury to you or your property, as well as injury to the tree. Further, with regular pruning your trees will be healthier, suffer fewer problems, and be easier to care for. The following are some trimming methods that may benefit your tree. Deadwood Removal Deadwood in the canopy is dangerous. A dead branch can come crashing down, crushing property or causing a major injury.
19 May 2020
After moving into a new home you've just purchased or started renting, it's important that you look into what's going to be involved in maintenance so that everything continues looking its best. If you're concerned about your trees looking overgrown and not in the kind of condition you want, making sure to keep up with trimming and looking into the costs expected can help you feel much more content with the results you will get.