Are My Trees Safe?

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This particular question is often the reason many customers call us. Perhaps you have just purchased a new home and want to be sure your investment doesn’t leave you with an unwelcome surprise. It may be that you’ve noticed a tree that just doesn’t seem to look as healthy as it should. Whatever the reason,… Read more »

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 »

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 »