Soil compaction and tree health

By | July 1st, 2016|General, News, Tree Removal|

Soil compaction can be devastating to trees.  An ideal soil for root growth and development is about 50% pore space.  These pores, the spaces between soil particles, [...]

Should I fill in the cavities in my trees?

By | February 1st, 2016|General, News, Tree Removal|

Treatment options to strengthen decay cavities or hollows are limited.  Past practices involved removing the decayed wood and filling the cavity with various rigid fillers. Currently, [...]

Should I fill in the cavities in my trees?

By | January 29th, 2016|General, News, Tree Removal|

Treatment options to strengthen decay cavities or hollows are limited. Past practices involved removing the decayed wood and filling the cavity with various rigid fillers. [...]

My tree has decay, how do I know if it is going to fall?

By | January 15th, 2016|General, News, Tree Removal|

Although arborists have tools available to measure how much sound and decayed wood is present in a tree, it is often less clear how much decay a [...]

Tree health and structure-not the same!

By | January 1st, 2016|General, News, Tree Removal|

When Appalachian Tree Service is called to look at a property, sometimes a tree will still have green leaves and the client assumes it is healthy. In [...]

When is the right time to have my trees pruned?

By | December 1st, 2015|General, News, Tree Removal|

This is definitely not a simple question and research can be conflicting.  In many parts of the world pruning is done throughout the year. When making a [...]

Pruning Basics and why NOT to top trees!

By | November 1st, 2015|General, Tree Removal|

Because each cut has the potential to change the growth of a tree, no branch should be removed without first establishing clearly defined objectives.  Several pruning [...]

Why leaves change

By | October 1st, 2015|General, News, Tree Removal|

Why Leaves Change Every autumn we revel in the beauty of the fall colors. The mixture of red, purple, orange and yellow is the result [...]

What is arboriculture?

By | September 1st, 2015|General, News, Tree Removal|

Arboriculture ( /ˈɑrbərɨkʌltʃər/) is the cultivation, management, and study of individual trees, shrubs, vines, and other perennial woody plants. It is both a practice and a science. The science of arboriculture studies [...]

Diagnosis of Yoshino Cherry in Marietta, Georgia

By | August 1st, 2015|General, News, Tree Removal|

Today Appalachian Tree Service was called out to look at a cherry tree that seemed to not be doing well and the homeowner was very concerned that [...]

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