One of the best ways to get through difficult, frustrating times is, of course, to take a moment or two and think on things to be grateful for. For all of us at Darrel Emel’s Tree Service, we have a great deal to be grateful for: We have the privilege of working for a great… Read more »
Posts Categorized: Words to the Wise
Conked Out? Your Trees Could Be!
These interesting-looking, almost attractive projections from the tree have a lovely name in the common vernacular ~ Artist’s Bracket. They’re so named because the material is firm enough for artists to etch pictures into the white pore side, which then bruises brown; these creations can last a remarkably long time when dried. Conks, despite their… Read more »
Are My Trees Safe?
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 »
Prepare for Fall/Winter Pruning
Most deciduous trees and shrubs are well along in the process of losing their leaves and preparing for dormancy. Now is a fantastic time to contact us for an always free cost estimate. Enough leaves have fallen that we can get a good look at the pruning cuts that need to be made to keep… Read more »
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 »
Avoiding the Peak Season Wait
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 »