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Watch Out for Winter Tree & Shrub Problems

snowy branches

Imagine staying outside all of the time, even during winter. Exposed to severe weather, you’d face many problems. Even though trees live and grow outside, that doesn’t mean that the challenges of winter aren’t stressful for them too! Low temperatures, heavy

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Why Fall is a Smart Time to Prune Trees

autumn pruning

There are a number of reasons for tree pruning; some are safety related, some are to lessen interference with buildings, and some protect the health of the tree. The need for pruning will depend on your own landscape goals as

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Caring for Trees: From Autumn into Winter

last leaf of autumn

As autumn settles in and winter approaches, it’s a good time consider the care your trees need now and throughout the coming season. Keep these things in mind and you’ll have happier trees this spring!

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Codominant Stems and Reducing Tree Failures

codominant stem

Research shows that trees with multiple (codominant) stems have a higher likelihood of failure than those with a single stem so it is important to address this trait – the earlier, the better. To explain, codominant stems occur when two

Posted in Tree Advice, Tree Pruning, Tree Safety

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
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