Tree Care

Winter Protection for Evergreens, Trees, and Plants

With winter right around the corner, it’s time to take measures to protect some of your greatest garden investments. Ornamental shrubs, young shade trees, deciduous, and evergreens will need some help to make it through harsh winter weather. Heavy snow and accumulated ice can break limbs and branches or even Read more…

Tree Care

Trees Silently Communicate Below the Surface

Until working closely with trees, one might assume that a tree’s root system only draws moisture and nutrients for that tree. Another popular assumption is that root systems compete for space, water, and nutrients. While some of that is partly true, trees are – in fact – communicating with each Read more…

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Saving a Tree Struck by Lightning

For some of you, the title of this article may seem far-fetched, but there are cases when a tree can remain and heal after lightning hits it. Rain and lightning storms occur frequently, and often trees are struck. Outlined below, we are going to detail what happens to the tree Read more…

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Climbing Vines are Tree Killers

All vines will cause structural damage as they grow on trees. Vines literally glue themselves to the bark of a tree as they climb, that increased weight can potentially break branches. The vines capture more wind, snow and ice than what the tree is used to and capable of supporting, Read more…

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The Difference Between Deciduous and Evergreen Trees

Depending on your landscape, you will most likely want to see a mixture of both deciduous and evergreen trees and shrubs. Each displays starkly different characteristics and the care for them differs as well. If you are asking “What’s the difference?” you are not alone. In this article, we will Read more…

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3 Crucial Mulching Tips for Healthy Trees

To aid its development and protect your tree from adverse effects of extreme weather, mulching should be implemented. Not only does it insulate the soil at the base, but it also aids root growth and conserves moisture for the plant. It’s ability to reduce weeds and their roots, are an Read more…