Why You Should Deadwood a Tree

If someone mentions the term “deadwood,” you might think of that TV show about crime and corruption in 1800s Deadwood, South Dakota. But if you hear us talking about it, you can bet we’re not talking about our weekend plans for binge watching. Let’s talk about deadwood, and why it’s so important to have it…

A Summer Checklist for Trees

As most people know, trees are vital to our survival. They provide oxygen by taking in harmful gases and releasing them as oxygen. Trees create a wonderful environment, but let us not forget that they are also beautifully scenic and provide shade on the warmest days of the year. Because trees do so much for…

How To Apply Mulch For Tree Health

While a tree needs mulch to survive, given the protection and nutrients it provides, too much of it can be a hazard to its health. Knowing how to apply mulch properly helps a tree grow naturally, keeps out weeds, prevents soil compaction, and helps it weather extreme conditions as best as possible. Here’s how to…

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.…

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…