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Tips For Pruning The Fruit Tree In Your Backyard

If you recently moved into a home with a large fruit tree in the backyard, then you need to know how to properly prune it while it is dormant each winter. Without yearly pruning and care, the fruit tree will grow uncontrollably. Uncontrollable growth leads to broken branches and decreased fruit production. The good news […]

Pruning Trees: Why, When, And How

Trees are gorgeous plants that not only provide oxygen, but they also offer shade, add beauty to your yard, and sometimes are reminders of memories passed (trees planted in memoriam or trees your children used for climbing). Whatever purpose or meaning your trees have for you, it’s important to take good care of your trees […]

The Smoke Tree: A Low-Maintenance Choice For Small Yards

Are you looking for a unique tree to add beauty to your small yard? Crabapples and lilacs are lovely, but everyone seems to have them. A more original, easy-to-care-for option may be a smoke tree. Here’s a closer look at this tree variety, its qualities, and how to plant and maintain it. What do smoke […]

Have Palm Trees In Your Yard? Get Routine Tree Care To Avoid Common Problems

Palm trees grow well in tropical climates, but it is still possible for them to have a host of issues. They are well adapted to handle hurricane conditions by moving with the heavy winds. These trees can also provide homeowners with a lot of shade when they grow into maturity and their fronds tower over […]

Three Things You Need To Know About Black Knot Fungus

Black knot fungus is a disease that can affect trees within the Prunus genus. Trees in this genus include trees that produce stone fruits, like cherry trees or peach trees. This disease can destroy not only your backyard fruit crop but your trees themselves; here are three things you need to know about black knot […]

Evergreen Tree Care Tips

Evergreen trees are often seen as low maintenance since they remain green year round and don’t seem as prone to pests or diseases as other types of trees. While this is true to an extent, it’s also important to remember that low maintenance doesn’t mean no maintenance. The following tips will help you keep your […]

2 Tree Diseases That Can Strike The Western Larch

Western larch trees are large, colorful conifers that have pine-like green needles that turn yellow in fall, brown to red cones, and seeds that attract a variety of birds. The larch, which offers different color attractiveness throughout the year, is a great addition to larger homes in need of a combination of ornamental and shade […]

Answering Common Questions About Tree Removal

The trees that are on your property can be a source of beauty and shade. However, it is an unfortunate fact that you will likely need to have one or more of the trees removed at some point or another. If you are unfamiliar with tree removal, you might benefit from having a couple of […]

The Plight Of The Elm Tree: What You Can Do To Help

Elm trees are tall, green and stately components of properties across the United States. Unfortunately, a disease known as Dutch elm disease has been threatening these trees for decades. Caused by three related species of fungi in the Ophiostoma genus, Dutch elm disease is deadly and always claims the lives of trees that it infects. […]

Arrange To Keep Your Mulch For These Jobs After Your Trees Are Trimmed

When you hire a tree service for a major job, the crew will likely arrive not only with their cutting tools, but also with a brush chipper. Instead of hauling away the trimmings after the cutting work is done, the crew will feed the branches into the chipper to make mulch. In most cases, the […]