Bark: Weak Onions

When a tree grows, branches divide at a junction, called a fork. Sometimes, two or more branches emerge from one fork. This includes bark. Included bark lacks strong fiber needed to create a structurally sound branch union. When included bark is put under stress (think …

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The Deadly Disease Triangle

Disease is simply any change from the normal functioning of a tree. Disease can be ongoing and, depending on the situation, can eventually lead to total tree death.

Be a Smart Ash

The Emerald Ash Borer (EAB) is a wood-boring beetle native to Asia. This little beetle has one big impact. It has been sweeping across the US over the last decade and wreaking havoc on ash tree populations. Researching EAB can be overwhelming. Fear not! We’re …

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Give Your Shrubs a Haircut

Trees are very important to prune for many reasons (which we have covered more in depth here). Shrubs, however, are often overlooked.  One of our clients likened it to  that feeling after getting your hair is trimmed, and we couldn’t agree more! You’ll look at …

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To Water or Not To Water?

The amount of water a newly planted tree needs is highly dependent on many variables. First and foremost, environmental conditions including: temperature, wind condition, and rainfall amount. Other factors include tree variety, root development, and soil type. Roots with the proper amount of water are …

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