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Autumn and Early Winter Tree Care

Autumn is a key time to prepare trees for the upcoming winter and following spring. It is important to reach out to a professional arborist at this time to tend to trees within your landscape. An arborist can proactively treat

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Three Tree Care Concerns Your Landscape Budget Should Address

The trees in your landscape will continue to grow and change whether there’s money to care for them or not. Consider that preventing tree problems is nearly always going to be more effective and less expensive than reacting to those

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The Single Best Piece of Autumn Advice for Trees

Would you be surprised to learn that soil conditions in urban environments are inhospitable to trees? That’s right. An urban growing environment is vastly different than the ideal conditions found in nature.

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Using Herbicides Near Trees and Shrubs

Many homeowners use herbicides, commonly known as weed killers, to battle persistent plants like ragwort, pigweed, crabgrass, dandelion, purslane, clover, poison ivy, and others. Of the wide variety of herbicide products available, not all contain the same ingredients. With that

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Hiding in Plain Sight: Common Signs of Insect Invaders

Most tree pests leave visible signs of their presence – if you know what to look for. Sometimes it’s easy to dismiss these observable symptoms. After all, it’s just a few tiny holes in the trunk or slight withering of

Posted in Pests and Diseases, Tree Advice

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