Dangers of Trimming Trees in St Louis

The Dangers of Tree Removal in St Louis

Trees are beautiful, majestic, and great for improving the curb appeal of your home, making your surroundings a little more natural, creating shade, and making a natural privacy barrier. But when it comes to trees that have to come down—because of accidents, disease, or other factors—trees can be extremely dangerous. For anybody considering removing a…

Linden Tree Removal

Removing a Linden Tree in Maryland Heights

In January, we took down what we believe may have been the oldest living American Linden or American Basswood tree (Tilia Americana) in Maryland Heights. This tree’s size and magnitude honestly took our crew’s breath away. This beautiful Linden definitely made its presence known by towering over the yard, the homes, and the subdivision. Our…

spring storm

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…

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…

tree planting

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…

Sweet Gum Tree st louis

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…