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How to Protect a Young Tree from Wind Damage

October 8, 2020 11:12 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

All trees can be harmed by wind, but young trees are especially prone to wind damage. It’s hard for trees to recover when the wind pushes them to one side, or topples them completely. If you don’t want to lose your trees to Louisiana storms, you’ll need to take some extra care to keep them safe. Here’s how to protect your young trees from wind damage in Baton Rouge: Make sure you pick the right location to plant: When you pick a location for your new tree, look for a spot that will provide the most protection from wind. Think... View Article


Can I Save My Tree?

September 24, 2020 11:12 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

Finding out that you have a sick or dying tree is disappointing, to say the least—trees add a lot of character, shade and shelter to our yards. They’re a valuable part of the ecosystem, as well as an aesthetic feature. However, dying trees are dangerous—branches can fall and injure people, animals and property. When your trees are dying, you might wonder if they can possibly be saved. Read on to learn about spotting and caring for a sick tree in Baton Rouge: Few healthy leaves: Unless it’s autumn, your tree probably shouldn’t have a lot of dead, brown leaves. If... View Article


The Most Common Risks of Tree Removal

September 8, 2020 11:26 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

All types of tree care involve some inherent hazards, but removing entire trees is a particularly dangerous job. It involves getting up to significant heights, using advanced cutting techniques and potentially dangerous tools, and also making sure you have a basic understanding of physics. The risks inherent with tree removal make it important that you bring in a professional tree service to handle the job. Here are just a few examples of some of the risks most commonly associated with hazardous tree removal in Baton Rouge: Dead or dying trees: If you’re removing a dead or dying tree, there’s a... View Article


September Checklist for Tree and Garden Care in Louisiana

August 25, 2020 11:26 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

While there’s still a little bit of time left in the gardening season, it is at least time to begin thinking about preparing for fall and the cooler weather to come. There are a lot of tasks you can perform in September to maintain your garden while also preparing yourself for the inevitable arrival of shorter days and chilly temperatures. With this in mind, we want to provide a September tree and lawn maintenance guide for our Baton Rouge clients. Here are just a few examples of some of the steps you should take in September to end the season... View Article


Important Reasons to Prune Your Trees During the Summer

August 7, 2020 8:42 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

More often than not, arborists will recommend that you have your trees pruned during the late fall and early winter. The reason for this is that your tree is entering (or has entered) its dormant state, which makes it easier for a professional to identify trouble spots or potential diseases. While winter is the typical time of year for tree pruning, it’s not the only time of year to call in a professional for this service. There are enormous benefits of tree pruning in summer in Baton Rouge, LA. Here are some of the most common. Shape your trees If... View Article