tree fertilization

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…

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Tree Planting Tips for Healthy Growth

Planting a tree in Missouri adds beauty, provides shade and adds a sense of vitality to the area. A tree’s early years are definitive for its health and growth throughout its lifetime. By having knowledge on the type of soil a tree thrives in, how far a species’ roots spread, and the amount of water…

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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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Common Tree Pests and Diseases in Missouri

Missouri, with its varying temperatures and hospitable landscape, is home to an endless variety of hearty, strong, and healthy trees. Sadly, there are plenty of diseases and pests which are not native to the state but have found a way to infect Missouri’s trees and vegetation. Here are some invasive pests and diseases commonly found…

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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…