Author Archives: Hillary Heath

31 Mar

Stop Topping Trees!

By Hillary HeathTipsComments are off

What you don’t know is killing your trees. They’re everywhere around Atlanta – disfigured, ugly trees. I’m referring to the misguided practice of topping trees. In fact, the practice is harmful and a crime against nature. In this article you

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16 Sep

Fall Tree Checklist

By Hillary HeathSeasonal, TipsComments are off

Before it gets cold, head outside to help your trees prepare for the winter ahead and encourage healthy growth next spring. Here are some tips: Inspect – Take a close look at your trees, keep an eye out for dead,

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11 Aug

Unnecessary Tree Removal

By Hillary HeathRemoval, Urban TreesComments are off

At Heath Tree Service, we believe in preserving Atlanta’s urban forest. Atlanta, on average, receives $1.9 million annually in tree removal recompense, according to Atlanta Magazine. A tree removal recompense is a dollar amount paid by contractors and homeowners who remove

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01 Jul

Hazardous Tree Removal

By Hillary HeathRemovalComments are off

A dead or declining tree on your property is not only an eyesore, but it can also become a hazard to your property. Rainy summer months with strong winds and storms can cause your dead or declining tree to break

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18 Jun

June is Safety Month

By Hillary HeathPruning, Removal, Seasonal, TipsComments are off

Tree work is one of the most dangerous jobs you can have. There are lots of risks involved in tree pruning and removal. The Tree Care Industry Association, or TCIA, releases accident reports each month detailing industry and homeowner injuries. Last

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28 May

Do I Have Ambrosia Beetles?

By Hillary HeathDiseases, RemovalComments are off

What is an Ambrosia Beetle? Ambrosia Beetles are in the weevil family, they live in nutritional symbiosis with Ambrosia fungi. They are opportunists who attack weak, dying, or dead trees. The female beetle lands on the dying or stressed tree

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