What Happens to Trees in the Spring

After slumbering through snowstorms, rain showers and all other elements Mother Nature brought during wintertime; trees wake up once springtime kicks into full gear. It’s not an instant awakening. It’s more like when you try getting up for work and try to convince yourself to stay in bed five more minutes before eventually getting up.…

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St. Louis suburbs

Guide to St. Louis Suburbs

There are many reasons to love the sophisticated downtown core of St. Louis, including its incredible Forest Park, which is home to Saint Louis Art Museum, Missouri History Museum, Saint Louis Science Center and the Saint Louis Zoo. This bustling metropolis also features many five star restaurants, upscale shopping centers, and botanical gardens. This “home…

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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…

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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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