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

A couple tips to kill ivy on your trees

1. Use loppers to cut the big vines-once about a foot off the ground, and again about 2 to four feet higher.  This ensures killing the ivy and reducing the chance of re-grafting. 2. Use [...]

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

What is a stressed tree?

The basic factors that promote plant health include sufficient water, air movement, drainage, optimal temperature and light, and nutrient availability.  Too much or too little of any of these elements can cause stress.  Tree stress [...]

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

Lightning Protection For Trees

A bolt of lightning can destroy a tree in less than a second.  Trees can be blown apart, stripped of their bark, or set on fire by lightning strikes.  People or animals standing under a [...]

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

Why and how to mulch for the health of your trees

Mulching is one of the most beneficial things that can be done for the health of a tree.  Mulch can reduce water loss from the soil, minimize weed competition, and improve soil structure.  Mulch can give landscapes [...]

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