Girdling

You’ve probably seen it more than you realize. Girdling is the removal of the outer and inner bark all of the way around a tree’s trunk. It can also be caused by something up against the tree that it is forced to grow around. Any part of a tree beyond the point of girdling has […]

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Frost Cracking and Sun Scald

The beauty of a sunny winter day can be hard to beat; unfortunately these conditions can be harmful to trees. Sunlight can significantly warm a trees bark and outer wood, causing it to expand. When the sunlight is blocked by clouds or lost at nightfall the tree quickly cools, causing its bark and outer wood […]

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Winter Damage

Winter can be a harsh time for trees. Biting winds, piling snow and built up ice can many times prove to be too much for a tree to handle. This along with the fact that since most trees lose their leaves, they provide less of a windbreak for the neighboring trees leaving them more exposed. […]

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Winter is Perfect for Pruning

It seems that as trees go dormant during the winter, so do most people’s interest in them. Winter pruning can be easy to disregard because most trees are not viewed as landscape pieces during this time, they lack the lush foliage and vibrant flowers that make them so attractive. However, winter is in fact a […]

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Say goodbye to storm damage, forever??

Say goodbye to storm damage, forever?? Yes, you can! By removing dead or damaged limbs, and pruning to reduce the tips of healthy limbs, the benefits are 2-fold:

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Winter Tree Care Tips

Winter Tree Care Tips to prevent storm damage and ensure health & beauty throughout the year.

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The Business of Tree Care

Tree care is pretty basic:  minimize digging or compaction of the soil around them, and have the canopy pruned correctly every 3-5 years.  A healthy tree will ward off pests and diseases on its own.  Education & good advice is what will save your trees and save you money in the long run.

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