Pruning Basics and why NOT to top trees!

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 methods can be used to meet the desired objectives. Removing [...]

By | November 1st, 2015|Categories: General, Tree Removal|0 Comments

Why leaves change

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 of chemical processes that take place in the tree as [...]

By | October 1st, 2015|Categories: General, News, Tree Removal|0 Comments

What is arboriculture?

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 how these plants grow and respond to cultural practices and [...]

By | September 1st, 2015|Categories: General, News, Tree Removal|0 Comments

Diagnosis of Yoshino Cherry in Marietta, Georgia

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 they might lose the tree. Jesse Milton from Onebark, LLC. was [...]

By | August 1st, 2015|Categories: General, News, Tree Removal|0 Comments

Should I fertilize my newly transplanted trees?

Because the root system of a newly planted tree is limited, fertilization is not always recommended at the time of planting.  Excessive fertilizer salts in the root zone can be damaging and can lead to [...]

By | August 1st, 2015|Categories: General, News, Tree Removal|0 Comments

How does a tree defend itself?

Trees cannot actively fight or move away from harm, but that does not leave them defenseless.  Trees have a number of features that serve as protection: thick bark, thorns, leaf hairs, thick cuticles, and any others.  In [...]

By | July 1st, 2015|Categories: General, News, Tree Removal|0 Comments