Getting Your Trees Ready for Spring Storms

Springtime is here in the St. Louis, MO area. With spring weather comes April showers – and storms. High winds, torrential rain, thunder, lightning and the potential for other hazardous weather can wreak havoc on trees, whether big or small. Protect your landscape this year by knowing how, and when, to prepare your trees for…

Why Fertilizing Trees is So Important

Tree care providers realize the importance and necessity of fertilization throughout the lifespan of a healthy tree. Fertilizer provides the correct nutrients that a tree requires to reach its full mature potential. Providing adequate fertilizer is one of the best regular maintenance programs that you can take on when growing a healthy tree. What is…

Sweet Gum Tree

Easy Care for Sweet Gum Trees in St Louis

The sweet gum tree (Liquidambar styraciflua) is a tall, straight tree which boasts a wide and rounded canopy when fully mature. These giants can grow to over 75 feet tall when fully established, and color landscapes with their glossy green leaves. The 5 pointed leaves turn bright and fiery red during the autumn months, making…

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5 Best Shade Trees for St Louis

Planting healthy, luscious shade trees in a yard can enhance the appearance of a home’s landscape while providing properties with shade, privacy, and protection from harsh elements. In Missouri, the climate can vary throughout the year, from below freezing during winter months, to temperatures of 90 degrees during the summertime; meaning vegetation must be hearty…