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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 the 23rd ISA Certified Arborist in the nation and the first president of the Georgia

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20 Mar

Cost of Pruning v.s. Cost of Removal

By Hillary HeathPruning, RemovalComments are off

Tree removal work can be expensive. Cutting down a tree is the most expensive form of tree service. The cost of pruning your trees is far less than the cost of removal, it can even add value to your property by making your trees more aesthetically pleasing. You can save on energy costs and money when

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17 Mar

6 Reasons to Prune Your Trees

By Hillary HeathPruning, Tips, Urban TreesComments are off

Why should I prune my trees? What are the benefits? 1. Health Removing dead, damaged, and diseased branches to helps prevent insects and decay from settling in and harming your trees. Thinning a dense canopy on a tree to increase air and sunlight helps air to flow through and sunlight to reach plants underneath. By

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13 Mar

Pruning to Remove Mistletoe

By Hillary HeathPruning, TipsComments are off

This week, Heath Tree Service has been pruning Mistletoe from some beautiful Oak trees in Buckhead. If you have been experiencing issues with Mistletoe, call Heath Tree Service today and let the experts take care of it! 404.261.5000. What is mistletoe? Mistletoe is a parasitic plant that can reduce the growth and vigor of your trees and

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09 Mar

Congratulations, Kevin Masse!

By Hillary HeathupdatesComments are off

Heath Tree Service adds another ISA Certified Arborist! Kevin Masse has been a supervisor at Heath Tree Service for two years. He is an avid student of Arboriculture and is earning a degree in Horticulture. Kevin is recipient of a Horticulture Scholarship from Dekalb Master Gardeners Association and is a member of the Honor Society

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09 Mar

What is a Certificate of Insurance?

By Hillary HeathTipsComments are off

There is a lot to consider when hiring a 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. Contracting work with an uninsured or under-insured company or individual can be a very costly error. What is a

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26 Feb

Tree Removal Techniques: Crane Removal

By Hillary HeathRemoval, Urban TreesComments are off

Crane removal is used when the tree must be lifted over a house or other large structure or is too large to remove from its location. Tree removal with a crane is common in Atlanta. Metro-Atlanta’s large Oak, Poplar, and Pine trees often times grow very close to homes, businesses, and roads. Urban trees are not

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23 Feb

The Moon Trees

By Hillary HeathCool Tree Facts, Urban TreesComments are off

On January 31st, 1971, Apollo 14 was launched for the third trip to the moon. Former U.S. Forestry Service smoke jumper, Stuart Roosa was on board manning the command module, “Kitty Hawk”. As part of a USFS/NASA project, Roosa was sent to space with hundreds of tree seeds. The seeds were carefully selected and five

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16 Feb

Tree Removal Techniques: Felling

By Hillary HeathRemovalComments are off

What is tree felling? Tree felling is one of the easiest ways to cut down a tree but is also not commonly practiced in Metro-Atlanta. It is much more common in rural areas where trees have large amounts of space to fall without damaging property around it. It is common in the logging industry for tree removal.

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