When Branches Don’t Pull Their Weight: How Trees Self Prune and Why It Can Be Hazardous to You or Your Home

Whether your tree is a specimen tree, serving as a focal point of your garden, or a shade provider, it can be an alarming sight to see one or more dead branches in its canopy. However, dead branches are not always a sign of disease or damage. Your tree may simply be self-pruning in order to rid itself of branches that have become too much of a burden. When investigating your tree to determine the cause of dead branches, if there is no sign of infection and no obvious damage, then your tree may be self-pruning itself. Read More 

Three DIY Ideas for Recycling Tree Stumps From Your Yard

When diseased or dead trees are removed from your yard, you are left with unsightly tree stumps that can devalue the appearance of your outdoor space. Tree stumps can hurt children as they play around them or damage your lawn mower if you accidentally hit one when mowing the lawn. It is important to pull them out if you want to have a beautiful and safe outdoor space. However, instead of having a tree service company haul away the unwanted tree stumps, you can keep them for several DIY projects in the home. Read More 

Five Tips for Pruning Young Trees

When a tree is young, pruning is essential. Proper pruning encourages the tree to grow in a direction that will support the health and safety of the tree for the rest of its life, and pruning the tree while young can prevent the need for extensive tree maintenance down the road. Keep these tips in mind when pruning young trees. 1. Allow Transplanted Trees to Get Established If you've transplanted a young tree to your home, you shouldn't prune it until it is well established. Read More 

Top Residential Tree Services You May Require

As much as trees are beneficial to your home as they improve your air and increase the value of the property, they still do have their own set of drawbacks. If not well taken care of, they can become a potential hazard while also become a breeding ground for various pests. This is why it is prudent to hire tree services on a routine basis to ensure the health of your tree. Read More 

Commonly Asked Questions About Tree Removal Service on a Property

Mature trees on a property create a relaxing atmosphere and beautiful view, so much so that they may even increase property values. Trees can also be important for avoiding soil erosion, as their roots keep water and moisture in the ground. However, trees can become diseased or damaged or may simply be in the way of a new outbuilding so that they need to be removed. Whatever the reason for wanting a tree removed from your property, note a few commonly asked questions about this service and then discuss these with a landscaper if you still need more information. Read More