Monthly Archives: October 2020

Autumn Tree Care To-Do List

Fall is a great time to prepare your trees for winter and the following spring. Preventative and remedial treatments in the fall can help boost trees’ stamina in winter and create a positive growing environment for spring. Here’s a helpful

Posted in Tree Advice

We came home with a tree seedling! Now what?

Many organizations choose to give away or sell very young trees to help encourage tree planting. Often, you leave home not knowing that you’ll come back with a new tree and find yourself at a loss as to how to

Posted in Bartlett Tree Experts, Events, Tree Advice Tagged with: planting, saplings, seedlings

Fall – A Perfect Time for Tree Planting

What makes fall a good time to plant a new tree? During autumn, the soil is still warm enough to support root growth, allowing the root system to become established. The cooler weather also means less watering and less evaporation

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Bagworm Caterpillars Eat Leaves and Needles for Lunch

Be on the lookout for bagworm bags on juniper, arborvitae, spruce, pine, cedar and lots of other conifers and deciduous plants. Bagworm is a moth, which in its larval stage, creates a cocoon from bits of plant material. The cases

Posted in Pests and Diseases

What is Soil Compaction?

  Soil compaction is a common issue in home landscapes and on commercial properties. When the soil is compacted, porous spaces are reduced. Since tree roots need those porous spaces for growth and absorption of water and nutrients, a tree

Posted in Bartlett Tree Experts, Environmental Issues
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