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2 Questions About Using Bacillus Thuringiensis To Get Rid Of Tent Caterpillars In Your Ornamental Trees

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In previous years, you may have watched in disdain as webbed tents form on your favorite ornamental trees. As the tents grow, the caterpillars inside of them eat away at the new leaves and flowers and destroy the overall beauty of your trees. Because of this destruction, you may have decided to try using Bacillus thuringiensis (Bt) treatments this year to get rid of them. If so, below are some answers to a couple of questions that you may have about using Bt to get rid of the tent caterpillars. Read More»

Dealing With The Aftermath Of A Major Storm? What To Do About Weather-Damaged Trees

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With a brutal winter finally coming to a close, many homeowners are assessing and preparing to tackle the damage left behind by months of fierce winds, heavy rains, and thick layers of ice and snow. In addition to their home and other structures, homeowners must also deal with any damage done to the mature trees on their property. Left unattended, tears and breaks in the bark, trunks, or major limbs of the tree can make it more susceptible to insect infestation and decay and even weaken or kill the entire tree. Read More»

4 Alternatives To Dry Grass And Dead Plants In Arid Landscaping Design

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Climate change and severe summer droughts are the enemies of your green landscaping. If you live in an area that already has hot, arid weather, these problems may cause grass and plants around your home to die, and your landscaping to look dead and bear. To solve this problem, you want to know what type of alternatives work best for landscaping in an arid summer climate. Here are some tips to help you find the right alternatives to grass and traditional landscaping plants for your landscaping design: Read More»

Want To Minimize Landscape Costs? Grow Certain Trees In Your Backyard

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Being a homeowner comes with ongoing costs as well as one-time expenses. If your backyard is somewhat empty, creating an attractive landscape may be one of your top priorities. However, you may not like the idea of spending a lot of money on routine upkeep once you finish the space. Hiring a tree service company, like Kaily’s Tree, to grow certain trees will help you avoid excessive costs. Pruning Some trees grow fast and wide, which means you may need to invest in routine pruning to keep the branches from growing too long and becoming hazardous or unhealthy. Read More»

Top Reasons To Hire A Professional Tree Service Company

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Trees can greatly enhance the look of your yard and also provide much-needed shade. But as beautiful as trees may be, they can require a lot of care and maintenance if you want them to stay healthy and continue to look good. Some people may try to take care of their trees on their own, but many owners prefer to hire a professional tree service company to assist them. Hiring a tree service company is a great idea for many reasons. Read More»

Prune Your Apple Trees For Improved Shape And Production

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If your apple tree isn’t shaped right or isn’t producing enough fruit, it’s time to consider pruning it. During the late fall months, apple trees go dormant, and the pruning should be done at this time. Here, you’ll learn a little about pruning your apple tree to shape it and help boost fruit production. Remove Damaged and Dead Limbs The first thing to do is to remove any damaged or dead limbs. Read More»

Plan On Installing Solar Panels? Get Help To Remove Problematic Trees

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Adding a solar power system to your home is an excellent way to save money in the long-term. This addition also increases your self-sufficiency and makes it possible for your home to have power even when the power goes out in your neighborhood. But, your property may not be ready for installing solar panels, which means you will need to spend some time preparing. A crucial step is making sure that trees will not cause issues with the solar panels. Read More»

3 Good Reasons To Trim Your Trees

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The trees in your yard require care in order to thrive. Sometimes that care includes a little trimming. Trimming can be helpful when done in moderation to your trees. You never want to overdo it when it comes to trimming your trees. The three best reasons to trim and prune your trees is for your safety, the health of your tree, and lastly for aesthetic reasons. Safety Reasons One of the best reasons to trim your trees is for the safety of you and your tree. Read More»

Reasons To Rake The Leaves Off Your Lawn In The Fall

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The arrival of autumn can make you feel relieved to put up your feet and relax after spending all summer caring for your lawn. Before the snow flies, however, it’s important to still give some thought to the condition of your lawn and, in particular, the fallen leaves that likely cover it. Raking your leaves in the fall can be a time-consuming effort, especially if you have a large yard — and this work can also be difficult if you have back pain. Read More»

Just Moved To An Older Home With Overgrown Trees? 3 Signs It's Time To Get Some Removed

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Purchasing an older home can mean a lot of savings and ending up in a neighborhood that you really enjoy, but it does come with some downsides since the space has been previously lived in. If the landscaping at a home you’ve recently purchased doesn’t look like you want it to, it can be a good idea to look into having some trees removed. If you haven’t had any trees removed from your property before or are feeling wary due to the costs involved, it’s a good idea to look into some signs that it’s time to get the service done. Read More»