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Category Archives: Storms

24 Aug

Storm Damage: Are my trees at risk?

By Hillary HeathPrevention, StormsComments are off

Storms do not cause tree problems, they reveal them. Trees falling in thunderstorms are common, with the vast majority of these trees having some predisposing factor that led to the failure. Tree branches failing during storms is the most common problem, this can result in hazardous hanging branches. Whole Tree Failure Whole tree failure occurs

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10 Oct

Storm Damage and Trees

By Jim HeathPrevention, StormsComments are off

Why did my tree suffer storm damage and my neighbor’s did not? Storms do not cause tree problems, they reveal them. Trees falling in thunderstorms are common, with the vast majority of these trees having some predisposing factor that led to the failure. Listed below are some of the common tree failures and warning signs

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17 Jun

Pruning and Thinning Trees

By Hillary HeathPrevention, Pruning, Storms, TipsComments are off

There are three reasons to prune: 1. safety, 2. to promote growth, 3. aesthetics. If your trees are overgrown, have some dead or dying branches, are shading plants below it, or they just don’t look the way you want, it may be time to prune. Proper pruning practices indicate that you should remove no more

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