Category Archives: Tips

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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12 Oct

How to Spot a Dangerous Tree

By Jim HeathTipsComments are off

Every year falling trees cause deaths and property damage. As a result, homeowners get scared of big trees and remove them. Sometimes this is not the best course of action; however, most people want to protect themselves and their property.

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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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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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15 May

Is Fertilizer Important?

By Hillary HeathTips, Urban TreesComments are off

Urban Trees are often in need of fertilization because they don’t get the nutrients provided in a natural, forest environment. Trees in Urban Areas are kept neat by raking leaves, spreading pine straw and mulch, landscaping, and ground covers. All

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30 Apr

Why have Workers Compensation?

By Hillary HeathTipsComments are off

There is a lot to consider when hiring a tree contractor to work at your home or on your property. The first step is making sure the company is properly insured to protect you and your property. Tree work with an

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24 Apr

Is my “Tree Specialist” Certified?

By Hillary HeathTipsComments are off

An arborist is an individual trained in the art and science of planting, caring for, and maintaining individual trees. Arborists are knowledgeable about the needs of trees and are trained and equipped to provide proper care. But does your arborist

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25 Mar

Arborist Certification

By Hillary HeathTips, Urban TreesComments are off

Heath Tree Service’s ISA Certified Arborists can help you with your trees. A Certified Arborist can make tree care recommendations, provide professional tree trimming service, and expertly remove trees if necessary. James Heath Jr., founder of Heath Tree Service, was

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