Drought Stress

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Fall has arrived decisively this year. No extended Summer happening here! A very common concern over this past 3 Summers is that they have been warmer than normal and with less rainfall. Most of us know we need to water our lawns, flowers and ornamentals, but in some cases well established trees also need a… Read more »

DETS ~ His-story

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For those of you new to the area and/or are unfamiliar with the history of our company, here’s a little on how we came to be ~ We’ve been in business since 1958 when Darrel Emel started his tree service in Kitsap County. His early climbing experience came through the Army in a special detachment… Read more »

A tree stump that should be dead is still alive; here’s why ~

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Occasionally, we’ll feature articles of interest here and we think this one is Really Interesting!   Within a shrouded New Zealand forest, a tree stump keeps itself alive by holding onto the roots of its neighboring trees, exchanging water and resources through the grafted root system. New research, publishing July 25 in iScience, details how surrounding… Read more »

Avoiding the Peak Season Wait

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It’s the end of September and you know the Fall winds are on the horizon.  As you begin packing up the back-yard bar-b-q equipment, your eyes settle on that giant maple tree that drops its leaves all over your roof and yard.  This year, you’ve decided you’re done with raking leaves every other day, it’s… Read more »

Welcome!

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With the launch of our fine new website, we’re adding a new feature ~ a blog, with a little extra! We’ll be offering monthly posts on topics relative to maintaining the beauty and safety of your landscape, but in addition we would like to offer this as an “Ask the Arborist!” forum, where our ISA Certified Arborist… Read more »