Best Practices When Trees are Dormant

Best Practices When Trees are Dormant

While the holidays promote thankfulness and merriment, bad weather conditions that accompany the festive season are far from welcoming for your trees as they bear the brunt of winter. During the fall, trees start adjusting to temperature changes, with their metabolism slowing down and reduced transpiration signaling their dormancy. The lack of warmth and light…

Checklist for trees in the winter in St. Louis

Midwest Winter Tree Care Checklist

Midwestern winters are known for being frigid and unrelenting. Winter conditions may be tough to handle, but that doesn’t mean it should prevent you from managing your trees with care. With over 50 million residents throughout the Midwest, ranging from Missouri to Ohio, there are plenty of homeowners seeking advice on how to keep their…

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Christmas Tree Trimming Tips

There are few more magical times in St. Louis, MO than the holiday season. It’s all about family, making memories, and having a special celebration. It’s also a chance for people to express themselves by decorating their homes for the holidays. At the centerpiece of many holiday celebrations is the iconic Christmas tree. We’ve assembled…

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Trimming Trees Around Power Lines

Pruning trees can be dangerous business if you don’t know what you’re doing or aren’t careful. Pruning trees around power lines, however, is guaranteed dangerous; no matter which precautions you take. Trimming trees that are near power lines isn’t a task you should ever take on yourself, because the risks are too great: you can…

Best Trees for Climbing in St. Louis

The Jackson kids taking on a few St Louis trees One of the most nostalgia-inducing hallmarks of childhood is the innocent excitement of climbing a tree. Of course, there’s nothing better than having a tree in your own yard to scramble up, where you can enjoy hazy summer days and wholesome memories for years to…