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Choosing a Tree for Your Landscape

choosing the right tree

Mistakes are easy to make when choosing a tree. Most of these are related to misinformation regarding a tree’s size when full grown. It’s also common to see mishaps like full-sun plants tucked into shady corners. Planting a tree should

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Healthy Trees from the Ground Up

trees in a landscape

Everyone looks up when observing trees. However, you’ll often find arborists looking down! That’s because when it comes to assessing tree health, one of the most critical factors is a healthy root system. Focusing solely on noticeable issues in the

Posted in Environmental Issues, Tree Advice

Mulch Volcanoes Hurt Trees

applying mulch

Mulching the ground beneath your trees and shrubs is one of the best practices for keeping trees healthy. However, you need to mulch properly for it to truly be beneficial. Never pile mulch against the tree or cover the tree’s

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Helping Trees Recover from Winter Weather and Injuries

After winter, it’s important to help trees and shrubs recover from the stress of harsh weather and any injuries. This is particularly true since plants under stress are more susceptible to several insects and diseases. There are a number of

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Brood X Cicadas and Your Trees and Shrubs

Brood X is on its way. This is one of the largest broods of periodical cicadas, and the insects will soon be seen in a number of states including Delaware, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Maryland, Michigan, North Carolina, New Jersey,

Posted in Environmental Issues, Pests and Diseases
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