Time for a Checkup: The ins and outs of Tree Inspection

When your tree reaches middle age, it may be time to consider an inspection, usually at least every three years, or more often if recommended by an arborist. Just like you go to the doctor every year to make sure everything is still alright, a visit from the tree doctor can make sure yours is …

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Risk and Harm: When Tree Removal Becomes Necessary

No one likes the idea of tree removal. After all, this is probably something you have invested both time and money into. Often, people will purchase property based on the mature trees on it, and the shade and comfort they provide. Unfortunately, as those trees age, they can become as much of a liability as …

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Why limbs fall in your yard

Travel around a neighborhood after a storm and you will see tree limbs, large and small, scattered about the ground. Why do some limbs fall in high winds or after storms while others merely bend? Should you worry about that large limb overhanging your driveway? “One reason trees fail is weak branch unions,” says Tchukki …

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Storms Approaching… Will Your Landscape Survive?

Winter is the season in California for some of nature’s most severe weather. Storms in all shapes and forms create havoc and one of the greatest dangers posed by storms are presented by falling trees. Unsafe trees are a threat to lives and property. “Many shade and ornamental trees are damaged throughout the year by …

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Hey! Don’t Just Walk Away, Post-Planting Care for Trees

Congratulations! You did your research, bought the right tree for the right location, and planted it properly. Too often, however, homeowners forget about their new addition to the landscape as soon as they put their tools away. Post-planting care is absolutely required if your investment in a shade or ornamental tree is to grow for …

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Tree Planting Tips – Please Don’t Bury Me

Planting a tree?  A hole dug too deep is a sure way to kill a tree Winter and Spring seasons are prime planting season in most areas of the country. Too often, however, consumers waste hundreds of dollars on trees that will die because they were planted too deep. “Proper planting is absolutely essential in …

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