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Ticks Like the Same Places You Do

Everyone is outside these days, taking long walks in the park or on hiking trails and creating new spaces in their own backyards. It’s amazing to see people embracing the outdoors! When participating in outdoor activities, even in and around

Posted in Environmental Issues, 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

Landscaping Tips for Fire Safety 

Nothing can completely guarantee safety from fires.  However, some simple strategies in the landscape can help protect homes and leave them more defensible against encroaching fires. Thinking ‘lean, clean, and green’ improves defensible spaces. Plan landscapes to minimize flammable vegetation

Posted in Bartlett Tree Experts, Environmental Issues, Tree Preservation, Tree Safety

Hot Weather & Your Trees

Most of us are familiar with the results of drought stress, but did you know that high temperatures alone can cause significant damage to the health of your plants? Given that many areas are recording rising temperatures, we should become

Posted in Environmental Issues, Tree Advice

Decline in Spruce Trees

Over the past decade, spruce trees have suffered an abundance of issues. All species of spruce, including Colorado blue and white spruce, are being affected, but particularly concerning is the prevalence of ‘decline’ symptoms on well-established Norway spruce. Originally a

Posted in Environmental Issues, Pests and Diseases
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