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, dying, or diseased branches or trees. Prune or remove them now before they become a
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 year, 60% of reported civilian tree work accidents were fatal. Of the industry accidents reported in
Oak Anthracnose and Oak Wilt are two commonly confused diseases that occur in Oak trees. Fall and Winter are the best times to prevent these common problems. The diseases look very similar but cause very different problems in the tree. Oak Anthracnose kills new foliage and twigs, but Oak Wilt blocks water and nutrients in
A dead or declining tree on your property is not only an eyesore, but it can also pose safety concerns. Harsh winter months with strong winds and rain can cause your dead or declining tree to fail, leaving your home and property at risk. If you suspect one of your trees might be declining, schedule
As a conifer gets older is will begin to lose needles like a deciduous tree loses leaves. Losing needles in the fall is completely normal for most mature conifers. Normal needle drop occurs towards the middle of the branch or the interior of the tree. The new growth on the tips of the branch hold
Fertilization– Fall fertilizing can help your trees gain back nutrients lost during the summer and replace nutrients in the soil before winter. It can also strengthen roots and keep your trees healthy all winter. Hydration- Watering your trees before they go dormant ensures your tree is hydrated for the winter. Tree Planting- Fall is an ideal time
How are your trees looking this Spring? Do they need a little TLC? There are some simple measures you can take to make sure your trees stay healthy and beautiful this season. Rake your leaves away from the trunk and root flair of the tree Inspect these areas for signs of damage, disease, and decay.