How to Repair and Save Your Yard and Garden After a Storm

September 28, 2017 6:35 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

Large storms like hurricanes or thunderstorms bring with them torrential rains, strong winds, hail and lightning. These harsh elements can wreak havoc on anything outside—including cars, buildings or patio furniture—but they can be particularly damaging to your plants. You work hard to keep your yard and garden growing healthily and beautifully, but flooding, winds and lightning can cause such severe damage that you might not know where to start. If you need help repairing your garden or trees after a storm, here are some tips that you can try before calling a professional for tree maintenance. The most important part... View Article

What Are the Benefits of Hiring an Arborist?

September 15, 2017 5:38 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

Arborists use a complex series of techniques and a deep, advanced knowledge of flora to provide holistic tree care that makes your trees both healthier and better in appearance. Because of their holistic approach to tree care, most arborists are capable of providing you and your trees with a number of important services that can add value to your property and help your home or business thrive. A large number of tasks can be expertly performed by an arborist, making them the perfect one-stop shop for anyone looking to have their trees serviced. Here are just some of the operations... View Article

How Important Is It to Fertilize My Trees?

September 1, 2017 5:38 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

While it is common knowledge that vegetables, flowers and other small ornamental plants require frequent fertilization, many tree owners assume that these arboreal giants are perfectly capable of securing their own food. While in the context of a pristine, natural forest this may be true, the front yard of your home or property is simply not capable of providing your tree with the nutrients it needs to survive. Tree fertilization is an extremely important practice that should never be overlooked! Tree fertilization is one of the most important steps that a tree owner can take to ensure that their investment... View Article

What Is Tree Cabling, and Why Should You Do It?

August 15, 2017 6:16 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

Your home is a huge investment, and since you may be living in it for several years or even decades, you need to protect the property’s value, appearance and health—both inside and outside. Like many homeowners, you are proud to own trees for shade or that enhance your landscaping. Trees are living things and require maintenance and care to ensure they grow strong, and do not fall over due to a weakened trunk, being too top-heavy or due to a powerful storm. Looking out the window at your trees right now, you may be wondering whether it’s a good idea... View Article

Top Benefits of Pruning Your Trees in the Summer

August 1, 2017 6:16 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

A good rule of thumb to follow is to prune a tree when it’s dormant. This rule, however, is flexible depending on factors like the tree’s species, growth patterns and physical condition. For example, damaged trees and many types of fruit trees will likely benefit from a summertime pruning session, and summer is also an ideal time for tree shaping. The first thing you should do before pruning your trees is gather information pertaining to the trees on your property. Don’t just hack away at established branches and young limbs with reckless abandon! Take a hard look around at the... View Article