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Helping Trees Recover from Drought

Many geographies had an extremely dry summer. How does drought impact trees? The lack of water adversely affects nearly all plant processes.  Plants are unable to to produce food, which results in weakness and limits growth. Drought stress also increases the chance of harmful insect and disease infestation. Long-term drought can eventually lead to branch …

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Saluting Branches: Volunteering to Honor Veterans

Bartlett Tree Experts was fortunate to participate in the 8th Annual Saluting Branches Day of Service on September 28. Over 80 Bartlett employees joined. On this day, tree care companies, arborists, and other industry professionals come together. They dedicate time, talent and equipment in honor of veterans who died in service. This year, our team …

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Tree Lightning Protection Systems Safeguard Trees

Lightning strikes millions of trees each year. Though not many trees die immediately, strikes often cause serious structural weakness. This damage increases the risk of branches falling and predisposes the tree to insect and disease infestations. These trees are often a safety hazard and pose risks to nearby property. A lightning protection system can help …

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Biocontrol: Leveraging Nature’s Best Defenses

Biocontrol, or biological control, might sounds like scary science fiction, but quite the opposite is true. It’s not science fiction, it’s just good science! Biocontrol relies on the use of living organisms to help manage damaging pest populations. In effect, it uses nature’s best defenses to protect against insect invaders that harm trees and shrubs. …

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Tree Seedlings Distributed for Earth Day and Arbor Day

Spring is a favorite time of year to enjoy the weather, work in the garden and just be outside in nature. The season also brings the holidays of Earth Day and Arbor Day. Celebrating these holidays means finding ways to protect the earth and give back to our environment. It’s no surprise that here at …

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