Improving The Health Of Our Trees
If you have some experience working with large outdoor machines for DIY projects, renting a stump grinder to remove a tree stump in the middle of your backyard instead of hiring someone else must be a tempting option. But while a stump grinder isn’t so complicated that an amateur can’t use it effectively, you’ll need to be a little more cautious than you would be with a lawnmower. When you’re using a rented stump grinder in your backyard, remember to avoid these three pitfalls. Read More»
The western white pine tree is a tall, narrow noble-looking pine tree that has beautiful green needles, a grayish white bark, and long dangling cones. The western white pine tree is an amazing accent to any property or large yard but only if the tree is kept healthy and thriving. Part of keeping the tree thriving is to watch out for a couple of the insects that can target, feed on, and damage the western white pine tree. Read More»
It’s a wise decision to remove a sickly or dead tree from your lawn, both from a safety and an aesthetic standpoint. The issue is what to do with the stump after the tree comes down. Stump grinding is generally the preferred solution. It’s quick and it doesn’t require any heavy equipment to be driven onto the lawn. The following guide can help you recover the area after the stump is ground away. Read More»
If you’ve recently had a stump removal performed from your yard, you might be ready to plant something new in the same spot or nearby. However, replanting isn’t as easy as just throwing down some seeds or dropping a seedling into the pit left by the stump, especially if the tree you removed was diseased. The same pathogens that made the previous tree die could be living in the remaining soil, ready to infect any new seedlings you drop into the spot. Read More»
Pruning a tree helps to encourage new growth and remove dead wood. Mistakes can be made during pruning that could lead to long-term harm of the tree. If you are planning to prune your trees, here are some of the most common mistakes to avoid.
Cutting Off the Top
When a tree grows too tall, trimming it is a way of reducing its overall size. However, the wrong trim could be damaging. Read More»