Tree safety check-up

Tree Safety Check-Up

Much in the same way that your car has ways of letting you know, it’s in need of a little proper maintenance and care, the trees which shade and protect your home have signs which we can interpret to keep them healthy and thriving for years to come. To determine exactly what your tree is…

Mulch saves water

How to Save Water when Caring for Trees in Summer

Water is a precious resource, keeping our bodies healthy, and our vegetation thriving. Most environmentally conscious and responsible homeowners want to know the best ways to save water while ensuring that their trees are healthy and well irrigated. In St. Louis we can experience mild or regular drought conditions, knowing exactly how to water your…

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…

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 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

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…